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Shattering Glass Leads 84 Organizations in Calling For President Biden to Publish The Equal Rights Amendment

On December 5th, Free Speech For People joined Shattering Glass and 83 organizations and professional associations from across the country in calling on President Biden to instruct the US Archivist (“Archivist”) to publish the Equal Rights Amendment (“ERA”) as the 28th Amendment to the Constitution. For the past two years, Shattering Glass has been educating
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Oregon Voters File Lawsuit to Bar Donald Trump From Ballot

Citing Section 3 of the Fourteenth Amendment, also known as the Insurrectionist Disqualification Clause, the plaintiffs argue that Trump is constitutionally ineligible for public office after inciting the violent January 6th Capitol insurrection. SALEM, OR (December 6, 2023) – Free Speech For People (FSFP), along with Oregon co-counsel Jason Kafoury of Kafoury & McDougal and
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Voting System Software Breach Charged in Fulton County RICO Case is Part of a Multi-State Effort By Trump Allies, According to New Letter to Special Counsel Jack Smith and the DOJ

In a new letter sent on December 4, 2023, to Attorney General Merrick Garland, FBI Director Chris Wray, and Special Counsel Jack Smith, the legal advocacy organization Free Speech For People, Black Voters Matter, and a coalition of computer security and election security experts provide details connecting the voting system breach in Georgia to similar voting
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Free Speech For People and Clean Elections Minnesota File Amicus Brief to Protect Minnesota’s Ban on Foreign-Influenced Corporate Spending in Elections

Free Speech For People and the Minnesota law firm, Lockridge Grindal Nauen, on behalf of Clean Elections Minnesota, filed an amicus brief on Monday, December 4 in federal court in opposition to the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce’s motion for preliminary injunction. The Chamber seeks to block a provision of Minnesota’s landmark democracy bill that would
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Election Denier Cleta Mitchell Will Not Return to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission’s Board of Advisors Following Advocacy from Public Interest Groups

WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 29, 2023) – The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights today declared that its seats on the U.S. Election Assistance Commission’s Board of Advisors are now vacant, effectively removing Cleta Mitchell, an election denier and former Trump lawyer, from that position. Her two-year term ended on November 3, 2023. The announcement followed a
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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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