Monthly Archives: June 2019

New filing in the case that could end super PACs

Today, we filed a short procedural reply brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in Lieu v. Federal Election Commission, the case that could end super PACs. The goal of the Lieu litigation is to give the D.C. … More »

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“A Moral Call to Action”: Massachusetts Leaders Demand Impeachment Inquiry During National Day of Action in Northampton

State Sen. Jo Comerford and State Rep. Lindsay Sabadosa addressed more than 100 activists gathered in Northampton’s Pulaski Park for the National Day of Impeachment Action on June 15th, organized by MoveOn and By the People. Both legislators reaffirmed their … More »

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New filing in the case that could end super PACs

Today, we filed a petition for initial hearing en banc in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in Lieu v. Federal Election Commission, the case that could end super PACs. The goal of the Lieu litigation is to give … More »

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BREAKING: Free Speech For People, National Election Defense Coalition Sue for Access to Election Security Emails

Free Speech For People has filed a lawsuit on behalf of the National Election Defense Coalition (NEDC) to uncover communications about election security to and from the National Association of Secretaries of State. The lawsuit under the Indiana Access to Public … More »

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BREAKING: Free Speech For People Sues Federal Election Commission for Failing to Investigate Trump and Trump Campaign’s Role in McDougal Hush Money Payoff

Washington, D.C.—Free Speech For People has filed a lawsuit against the Federal Election Commission for failing to investigate a $150,000 “hush money” payment made in 2016 to Karen McDougal, one of President Trump’s former mistresses, under federal campaign finance law. The … More »

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Abusing the Pardon Power: From Joe Arpaio to the Latest Revelations About Trump’s Lawyer

The connection between disgraced former Maricopa County, Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio and disgraced former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn may not be immediately obvious. But we predicted it in 2017. The New York Times recently reported that Special Counsel Mueller’s … More »

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Free Speech For People and National Election Defense Coalition to U.S. Election Assistance Commission: Don’t Let Voting Machine Vendors Use Obsolete Standards

Free Speech For People and the National Election Defense Coalition (NEDC) submitted a public comment to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission regarding the Commission’s proposed new voting system guidelines. These guidelines were last updated in 2005. Unfortunately, the Commission’s past … More »

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