Author Archives: Oske Buckley

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

Amicus Brief by Election Security Experts Highlights Major Flaws in South Carolina Election Systems

“With this brief, election security experts are sounding the alarm about the vulnerability of voting systems in South Carolina and in other states using electronic voting machines which cannot be trusted for properly counting our votes. With the 2020 election … More »

Comments Off on Amicus Brief by Election Security Experts Highlights Major Flaws in South Carolina Election Systems

Former Montana Supreme Court Justice James Nelson: Trump must be bound by Constitutional chains

In an important new oped for the the Independent Record, former Montana Supreme Court Justice James C. Nelson discusses why we must hold President Trump accountable for his violations of the US Constitution, our democratic values, and the rule of … More »

Comments Off on Former Montana Supreme Court Justice James Nelson: Trump must be bound by Constitutional chains

Ron Fein and Larry Tribe for the New York Daily News: Close N.Y.’s double jeopardy loophole before Trump starts issuing pardons

In an editorial for the New York Daily News, Free Speech For People Legal Director, Ron Fein, and Harvard Law Professor, Laurence Tribe, discuss the urgent need for the New York Legislature to close a double jeopardy loophole in state … More »

Comments Off on Ron Fein and Larry Tribe for the New York Daily News: Close N.Y.’s double jeopardy loophole before Trump starts issuing pardons

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib to Introduce Impeachment Resolution

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib will introduce this week a resolution to formally begin an impeachment investigation of the President. The resolution will address multiple impeachable offenses committed by the President, including violations of the Foreign and Domestic Emoluments Clauses of the … More »

Comments Off on Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib to Introduce Impeachment Resolution

New Bills Would Abolish Super PACS and End Foreign Corporate Money in MA Elections

State Legislators Seek to Protect the Integrity of Elections in Massachusetts State legislators have introduced two bills in both houses of the Massachusetts state legislature to abolish super PACs and to prohibit spending by foreign-influenced corporations in Massachusetts elections. One … More »

Comments Off on New Bills Would Abolish Super PACS and End Foreign Corporate Money in MA Elections