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Our Statement on President Trump’s Policy of Breaking Up Families and Imprisoning Children

We at Free Speech For People are disgusted by Donald Trump’s policy of breaking up families and imprisoning migrant children. Under Trump’s policy, children are seized from their families—who are often told that their children are just “bathing”—and warehoused in … More »

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New Brief in the Case that Could End Super PACs

On Wednesday night, we filed our brief responding to the Federal Election Commission’s motion to dismiss in Lieu v. FEC, the case that could end super PACs. As explained in more detail here, we filed this lawsuit on behalf of a bipartisan coalition … More »

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New FEC Complaint from Free Speech For People Seeks Investigation of Potential Broidy Bombshell

Free Speech For People calls on the Federal Election Commission and the US Justice Department to immediately investigate whether a $1.6 million hush money payment violated federal campaign finance law. Today, Free Speech For People announced that it filed a complaint  … More »

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Free Speech For People President John Bonifaz joins Rep. Espaillat and Rep. Cohen for #Impeach45

On May 20, 2018, Free Speech For People President, John Bonifaz, joined Representative Adriano Espaillat and Representative Steve Cohen in Washington Heights for a community forum on the grounds for impeachment proceedings against President Trump and how we are fighting back … More »

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Brennan Center: Voucher-Funded Seattle Candidates Relied More on Constituents than on Non-Constituent Donors

Free Speech For People is proud to support the efforts in Seattle, WA to uphold the democracy voucher program, a public campaign finance system enacted by voter initiative in 2015. The program serves to promote political equality and democratic self-government, … More »

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New amicus brief argues that Seattle’s democracy voucher program promotes political equality and democratic self-government

On Thursday, Free Speech For People and Demos filed an amicus brief in the Washington state court of appeals in the case of Elster v. City of Seattle. Our brief helps defend the city against a constitutional challenge to Seattle’s “democracy voucher” … More »

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Free Speech For People and Public Citizen Issue Joint Comment to FEC on Internet Political Ads

Free Speech For People has issued a joint comment with Public Citizen encouraging the Federal Election Commission to enact stricter rules for Internet political advertisements. The well-documented Russian meddling in the 2016 election included buying ads on Facebook, Twitter, and … More »

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