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Free Speech For People Files Amicus Brief in Colorado Supreme Court Demonstrating Why Court Must Decide Trump’s Disqualification Under Section 3 of the Fourteenth Amendment

On Tuesday, November 28, Free Speech For People filed an amicus brief in the Colorado Supreme Court case of Anderson v. Griswold, a challenge to Donald Trump’s eligibility under Section 3 of the Fourteenth Amendment led by our allies at Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW).  Our amicus brief explains why Colorado courts
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Citing the Urgency of the Upcoming Election, Legal Advocates Urge Oregon’s Secretary of State to Disqualify Trump in Letter

Under the Fourteenth Amendment’s Insurrectionist Disqualification Clause, Trump’s incitement of the January 6th insurrection bars him from holding public office. SALEM, OR (November 21, 2023) – Free Speech For People (FSFP), along with Oregon co-counsel Jason Kafoury of Kafoury & McDougal and Daniel Meek, issued a letter today to the Secretary of State of Oregon,
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Michigan Voters File Appeal in Case to Bar Donald Trump from Ballot

Citing Section 3 of the Fourteenth Amendment, also known as the Insurrectionist Disqualification Clause, the plaintiffs argue that former President Trump is constitutionally ineligible for public office after inciting the violent January 6th Capitol insurrection. LANSING, MI (November 16, 2023) – Today, the plaintiffs filed an appeal in LaBrant v. Benson, the lawsuit brought by
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Joint Statement by Free Speech For People and Mark Brewer of Goodman Acker, Co-Counsel for the Plaintiffs in LaBrant v. Benson, on Today’s Ruling by the Michigan Court of Claims

Today, the Michigan Court of Claims denied plaintiffs’ requests for declaratory and injunctive relief in LaBrant v. Benson, the lawsuit brought by Free Speech For People and election lawyer Mark Brewer of Goodman Acker P.C. on behalf of a diverse group of Michigan voters who filed a legal challenge to Donald Trump’s candidacy. The complaint
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Joint Statement of Free Speech For People and Lockridge Grindal Nauen, counsel for voter-petitioners in Growe v. Simon

Today, the Minnesota Supreme Court issued a ruling in Growe v. Simon, the landmark challenge to Donald Trump’s eligibility for office under section 3 of the Fourteenth Amendment. Unfortunately, the court granted Trump’s request to stop the proceedings at the primary stage, but specifically allowed the petitioners to refile before the general election.   The
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Challenges to Trump’s Eligibility Under Insurrectionist Disqualification Clause featured on ABC’s “This Week”

The movement to hold former President Donald Trump accountable under Section 3 of the Fourteenth Amendment for his role in the January 6th insurrection is gaining momentum. With state courts in Minnesota, Michigan, and Colorado currently hearing cases against Trump citing the Insurrectionist Disqualification Clause, at least one or more of these cases could be
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Free Speech For People Announces New Grant Award from Craig Newmark Philanthropies

Free Speech For People is honored to receive a new grant award from Craig Newmark Philanthropies. The funds from the award will go towards our work to challenge corruption, secure free and fair elections, and defend our democracy! Craig Newmark Philanthropies works to protect the values that America aspires to: fairness, opportunity, and respect. We
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