Latest Developments

Federal Court Approves Landmark Settlement Between Voting Rights Advocates and Private Security Company Charged with Voter Intimidation.

Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations and the League of Women Voters of Minnesota reach an agreement with Atlas Aegis to settle a Voting Rights Act lawsuit via a consent decree. (MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 2/16/21) — A federal judge today approved a sweeping settlement in a lawsuit brought by voting rights advocates against a
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Abolish Super PACs, Ban Foreign Corporate Money, State Legislators Introduce Two Bills to Protect Election Integrity in Massachusetts

BOSTON, MA – State legislators have introduced two bills in the Massachusetts Legislature to abolish super PACs and to prohibit spending by foreign-influenced corporations in Massachusetts elections.  State Senator Jo Comerford is the lead sponsor of Senate bill SD 634, State Senator Mark Montigny is the lead sponsor of Senate Bill SD 759, and State
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Free Speech For People Welcomes Alexandra Flores-Quilty as Campaign Director

Free Speech For People is pleased to announce that Alexandra Flores-Quilty has joined the staff in the newly created position of Campaign Director. A seasoned social justice organizer and advocate, Ms. Flores-Quilty brings to Free Speech For People a deep knowledge of campaign strategy, democracy reform, and coalition building. Prior to joining the staff of
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Coalition Urges Biden’s Attorney General-Designate To Establish Justice Department Task Force To Investigate Trump And Associates’ Crimes.

In a letter addressed to the AG-designate Merrick Garland, the coalition asks for a DOJ task force to investigate “any potential federal criminal or civil violations” committed by the president, members of his administration, his campaign, business, or others. WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 18, 2021) – A coalition of public interest organizations released a letter today
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