Monthly Archives: April 2018

FSFP Files Amended FEC Complaint in McDougal Case

Former Playboy model Karen McDougal may have settled her case with National Enquirer owner American Media, Inc., but the evidence that the initial payment to her from the publisher  violated campaign finance laws get stronger almost daily. Today, Free Speech … More »

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Contaminating the Courts: Fighting Back Against a Corporate Campaign to Attack the Environment

As Earth Day approaches, it’s time to take a look at an insidious attack on the environment that’s been spreading in recent years: a coordinated corporate campaign to undo protections for consumers and the environment by contaminating the courts with … More »

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Not So Fast Sheriff Joe

Ninth Circuit appoints special prosecutor in Arpaio Appeal of Criminal Contempt Conviction Today, the Ninth Circuit issued an order appointing a special prosecutor to defend the district court’s decision denying former sheriff Joe Arpaio’s attempt to vacate his conviction for … More »

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Childcare, Women Candidates, and Political Equality

Today we filed a comment to the Federal Election Commission in support of a request for an advisory opinion by Liuba Grechen Shirley, a congressional candidate who needs childcare in order to be able to campaign for office. Our comment, … More »

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In Remembrance of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The most authentic way to honor my father is to commit to the work of creating a more peaceful, just, humane world. Let quotes coincide with conscious efforts to eradicate poverty, militarism and racism (privilege + power = oppressive policies … More »

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