Monthly Archives: June 2018

No Supreme Court Confirmation Until Impeachment Hearings and Criminal Investigation Have Concluded

We call upon the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to postpone the confirmation hearings for any potential nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court until both Congressional impeachment proceedings and Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s criminal investigation have concluded. This is the first … More »

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The Arizona Free Enterprise Club decision, seven years later

June 27 marks the seventh anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Arizona Free Enterprise Club’s Freedom Club PAC v. Bennett, which struck down key portions of Arizona’s public campaign financing law as supposedly violating the First Amendment. This blog … More »

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New ground for impeachment hearings: cruel and unconstitutional imprisonment of children and their families

We have added a new ground to our call for Congress to start hearings on whether to impeach President Trump: cruel and unconstitutional imprisonment of adults and children. Background As we noted in our statement earlier this week, under Trump’s … More »

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Our Statement on President Trump’s Policy of Breaking Up Families and Imprisoning Children

We at Free Speech For People are disgusted by Donald Trump’s policy of breaking up families and imprisoning migrant children. Under Trump’s policy, children are seized from their families—who are often told that their children are just “bathing”—and warehoused in … More »

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New Brief in the Case that Could End Super PACs

On Wednesday night, we filed our brief responding to the Federal Election Commission’s motion to dismiss in Lieu v. FEC, the case that could end super PACs. As explained in more detail here, we filed this lawsuit on behalf of a bipartisan coalition … More »

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New FEC Complaint from Free Speech For People Seeks Investigation of Potential Broidy Bombshell

Free Speech For People calls on the Federal Election Commission and the US Justice Department to immediately investigate whether a $1.6 million hush money payment violated federal campaign finance law. Today, Free Speech For People announced that it filed a complaint  … More »

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Free Speech For People President John Bonifaz joins Rep. Espaillat and Rep. Cohen for #Impeach45

On May 20, 2018, Free Speech For People President, John Bonifaz, joined Representative Adriano Espaillat and Representative Steve Cohen in Washington Heights for a community forum on the grounds for impeachment proceedings against President Trump and how we are fighting back … More »

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Brennan Center: Voucher-Funded Seattle Candidates Relied More on Constituents than on Non-Constituent Donors

Free Speech For People is proud to support the efforts in Seattle, WA to uphold the democracy voucher program, a public campaign finance system enacted by voter initiative in 2015. The program serves to promote political equality and democratic self-government, … More »

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