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Free Speech For People Statement on Reports That U.S Senators Sold Stock Following Confidential COVID-19 Briefings.

The news that at least two U.S. Senators, Richard Burr (R-NC) and Kelly Loeffler (R-GA), sold major holdings of stock, apparently after receiving confidential briefings on the spread and severity of the coronavirus pandemic, but just before public revelations of … More »

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FSFP Statement Endorsing the Natural Disaster and Emergency Ballot Act of 2020

Free Speech For People applauds Senators Klobuchar and Wyden and their colleagues for responding to the COVID-19 pandemic by proposing reasonable, appropriate, and commonsense provisions to ensure the United States will be able to hold free and fair elections while protecting voters, poll workers, and … More »

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Voting Rights Coalition Urges State and Federal Officials to Protect Voting Rights and Public Safety in Response to COVID-19

Free Speech For People joined a coalition of voting rights advocacy groups, led by The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, to recommend measures that protect voting rights and public safety in response to COVID-19. In a letter addressed … More »

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FSFP Board Chair Ben Clements Discusses The State Of Our Democracy & The DOJ’s Roger Stone Intervention on WGBH

FSFP Board Chair Ben Clements recently appeared on WGBH to discuss the current state of democracy and the Department of Justice intervention in Roger Stone’s sentencing. Stone, a former aide to Donald Trump, was convicted last year for lying to … More »

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New York State Senate Considers Ban On Foreign-Influenced Corporate Spending In State Elections

Following in the footsteps of Seattle and St. Petersburg, FL, the Democracy Preservation Act seeks to ban political contributions from foreign-influenced corporations in New York The New York State Senate is considering a bill that would ban foreign-influenced corporations from … More »

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John Bonifaz Discusses The Iowa Caucus Debacle & Senate Impeachment Trial on Rising Up With Sonali

FSFP President John Bonifaz recently appeared on Rising Up With Sonali to discuss the Iowa Caucus debacle and the Senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump. During a discussion with host Sonali Kolhatkar, Bonifaz outlined the importance of using hand-marked paper … More »

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“Grave Dereliction of Duty,” Coalition of National Advocacy Groups Issues Statement on Senate Vote to Acquit President Trump

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – A coalition of national advocacy groups representing millions of people issued a statement castigating the U.S. Senate for voting to acquit President Trump.  Led by Free Speech For People, the statement is co-signed by: By the People, … More »

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