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Constitutional Scholars Weigh in on Exxon’s Flawed First Amendment Claims

Exxon–the world’s largest publicly traded oil and gas company–has come under fire for the dramatic differences between the company’s internal knowledge and assessments of climate change versus how it has communicated that information to investors, consumers, and the public at … More »

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New Center for Public Integrity analysis of out-of-state money cites Free Speech For People’s work

The Center for Public Integrity just published a multi-part series on “Local Voters, Distant Donors” that cites Free Speech For People’s legal analysis. In an article entitled “Out-of-state donors pour cash into Democrats’ state races” (also co-published at USA Today), reporters Rui … More »

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Leading Constitutional Lawyers Back Bill to Close Loophole Allowing Foreign Contributions to NYC Political Campaigns

In a press release issued today by New York Public Advocate Letitia James, it was announced that Federal Election Commission Vice-Chair, Ellen Weintraub, and Harvard Law Professors, Charles Fried and Laurence Tribe, have submitted letters to the New York City … More »

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Free Speech For People Calls for an Impeachment Investigation Against Justice Brett Kavanaugh

ImpeachBrett.org, a non-partisan campaign led by Free Speech For People, launched a petition today, following the vote in the U.S. Senate to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, calling on the House Judiciary Committee to begin immediate hearings … More »

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Newsweek: Impeach Brett Kavanaugh Petition Starts Immediately After He’s Officially Voted onto Supreme Court

Free Speech For People launched a campaign to impeach Justice Brett Kavanaugh on September 9, 2018, following evidence emerging of Kavanaugh committing perjury before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. We have since expanded the grounds for impeachment to include credible … More »

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FSFP to Federal Election Commission: Don’t Allow Unlimited Bitcoin Contributions

Today, Free Speech For People asked the Federal Election Commission to reject a request for an advisory opinion from a company called OsiaNetwork LLC that would allow unlimited campaign contributions in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency. OsiaNetwork is proposing that donors could lend … More »

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Letitia James, John Bonifaz, and Shanna Cleveland in the Gotham Gazette: Closing the Door on Foreign Money in New York City Elections

In an opinion piece for the Gotham Gazette, Free Speech For People President John Bonifaz and Senior Counsel Shanna Cleveland join New York City Public Advocate Letitia James in calling for New York City to close the loophole that allows … More »

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