The Washington Supreme Court has rejected a challenge to the Honest Elections Seattle initiative (I-22), which created the city’s “democracy voucher” program. The public campaign financing program, instituted in 2015 and first used two years later, provides eligible Seattle residents … More
Author Archives: Ed Erikson
On Saturday, June 15th, more than 13,000 Americans gathered at 142 events across the country, calling on Congress to begin an impeachment inquiry against President Trump. Free Speech For People was proud to partner with MoveOn and By the People … More
For too long, big money interests have been drowning out the voices of everyday Americans and corrupting our political process. And, combined with that, our right to vote today is under attack by voter suppression efforts across the country. Thanks … More
Has President Trump committed impeachable offenses? Watch former Congresswoman Elizabeth Holtzman, Free Speech For People Legal Director Ron Fein, and Fordham Law Professor Jed Shugerman discuss the case for impeaching Trump.
The New Hampshire House of Representatives voted today to pass HB504 to end big money in politics and partisan gerrymandering. The bi-partisan legislation puts New Hampshire on track to be the twentieth state to call on Congress to propose an … More
Need To Impeach and Free Speech For People hosted a press conference last month ahead of an impeach Trump advocacy day on Capitol Hill where 300 citizens from across the country met with their Members of Congress to deliver draft … More
State legislators in Massachusetts and Pennsylvania have introduced resolutions calling on Congress to begin impeachment proceedings now against President Trump, citing 10 legal grounds for impeachment. BOSTON, MA (Wednesday, February 27) – Massachusetts and Pennsylvania legislators have introduced resolutions calling … More