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Citing “Vindictive Abuse of Power”: Coalition of National and State Advocacy Groups Calls on House Judiciary Committee to Reconvene Impeachment Inquiry

A coalition of national and state advocacy groups representing millions of people issued a letter urging the U.S. House Judiciary Committee to reconvene its impeachment inquiry of President Trump to investigate additional abuses of power by the president and Attorney … 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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Maryland Lawmakers Consider Bill to Prohibit Election Spending by Foreign-Influenced Corporations

Maryland’s lawmakers are current considering an important bill that would prohibit spending by foreign-influenced corporations in Maryland elections. Although the legislation is still in early stages, Maryland has taken an important step toward protecting the state’s democratic self-government. The legislation, … More »

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Our Testimony in Support of the Democracy For All Amendment

Free Speech For People submitted written testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives’ Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, in support of the Democracy For All Amendment. The written testimony includes a copy of our … More »

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Pacific Legal Foundation Blatantly Misrepresents Seattle’s New Campaign Finance Law

The Pacific Legal Foundation recently posted a criticism of bold new Seattle law, part of a larger package known as the Clean Campaigns Act, that bans political spending by foreign-influenced corporations. Unfortunately, the Pacific Legal Foundation has blatantly misrepresented the … More »

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Supreme Court Specialist Jeffrey Fisher to Lead the Supreme Court Brief on the Case that Could End Super PACs

Jeffrey Fisher, Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic at Stanford Law School, has joined the legal team for Lieu v. Federal Election Commission, the case that could end super PACs. Professor Fisher will lead the … More »

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