Yearly Archives: 2019

Victory: Corporate Challenge to Contribution Ban Fails as U.S. Supreme Court Lets Massachusetts Decision Stand

We recently celebrated a victory as the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear 1A Auto, Inc. v. Sullivan, a challenge to a Massachusetts state law banning corporate contributions to political candidates. Free Speech For People worked with Common Cause Massachusetts … More »

Comments Off on Victory: Corporate Challenge to Contribution Ban Fails as U.S. Supreme Court Lets Massachusetts Decision Stand

Just Security: How Impeachment Proceedings Would Strengthen Congress’s Investigatory Powers

In a new article from Just Security, Michael Stern explores how impeachment proceedings would strengthen Congress’s investigatory powers and address the continued defiance of subpoenas, requests for information, and more by the Trump administration. Stern explores the depth of information … More »

Comments Off on Just Security: How Impeachment Proceedings Would Strengthen Congress’s Investigatory Powers

First Republican Representative Joins Call for Impeachment

On Saturday, May 18, Justin Amash became the first Republican member of Congress to call for impeachment proceedings against the president. Congressman Amash, the representative from Michigan’s 3rd district, laid out his thoughts on impeachment in a Twitter thread: Here … More »

Comments Off on First Republican Representative Joins Call for Impeachment

Massachusetts Non-Partisan Citizen Commission Works to End Big Money Dominance in U.S. Election

Massachusetts announced on May 1, 2019, the members of the first-in-the-nation, 15-member non-partisan Citizen Commission to advance the state’s policy in favor of an amendment to the United States Constitution to address concerns about corruption, undue influence, and unequal citizenship … More »

Comments Off on Massachusetts Non-Partisan Citizen Commission Works to End Big Money Dominance in U.S. Election