Category: Challenging Corruption

Motion to include newly-revealed text messages between Greene and Meadows filed in challenge to Greene’s eligibility

The petitioners in the challenge to Marjorie Taylor Greene’s candidacy for re-election in 2022 filed a motion before the Georgia administrative law judge to include the newly-revealed January 17 text message between Greene and Meadows where she advocated that Trump impose martial law to try to stay in power. An excerpt from the motion highlights
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John Nichols: Marjorie Taylor Greene Can’t Lie Her Way Out of the Fact that She Violated the 14th Amendment.

The Nation Magazine recently published a new article by its national affairs correspondent, John Nichols, on why Georgia Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene’s recent testimony regarding her involvement in the January 6 insurrection did little to change the fact that she violated Section 3 of the 14th Amendment to the US Constitution. The following are excerpts
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Greene’s dishonesty about her call for martial law helps illustrate why she was not a credible witness

Text messages sent and received by former Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows confirm that Rep. Greene discussed with Meadows the idea of Trump imposing martial law to block the peaceful transfer of power.  On April 22, testifying under oath, Greene claimed she could not remember whether she had done so.  Marjorie Taylor
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WATCH LIVE: Marjorie Taylor Greene Faces Questions Under Oath for Role in January 6th Insurrection

Tomorrow, our Constitution will be put to the test. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene will be asked to testify under oath before a state administrative law judge in Georgia about her role in the January 6th insurrection. Greene allegedly helped to plan and support the insurrection, arguing that violence might be necessary to keep Trump in
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Federal Judge Allows Georgia Voters to Challenge Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Candidacy for Re-election Under Fourteenth Amendment’s Insurrectionist Disqualification Clause

Federal court denies Rep. Greene’s motion for a preliminary injunction to block the challenge from proceeding; hearing before a state administrative law judge set for Friday, April 22  ATLANTA, GA (APRIL 18, 2022) – A federal judge in Atlanta today denied Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene’s attempt to block a challenge, brought by Georgia voters, to
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Arizona Voters Challenge Congressmen Gosar and Biggs and State Rep. Finchem, Candidate for Secretary of State, Under Fourteenth Amendment’s Insurrectionist Disqualification Clause

Complaints argue Representatives Paul Gosar and Andy Biggs, as well as State Representative Mark Finchem, are disqualified from the ballot based on their involvement in and support of the January 6th insurrection PHOENIX, AZ (April 7, 2022) – A group of Arizona voters filed three separate lawsuits today in the Superior Court of Arizona in
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GOVERNMENT WATCHDOG CHALLENGES DOUG MASTRIANO CANDIDACY UNDER SECTION 3 OF THE FOURTEENTH AMENDMENT

Letter to Secretary of the Commonwealth Leigh Chapman argues Mastriano’s involvement in the January 6th insurrection violated his oath of office and disqualifies him from any future candidacy. HARRISBURG, PA (March 25, 2022) – On behalf of a group of Pennsylvania voters, Free Speech For People, a nonpartisan nonprofit legal advocacy organization, today sent a
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Georgia Voters Challenge Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Candidacy for Re-election Under Fourteenth Amendment’s Insurrectionist Disqualification Clause

Complaint argues Rep. Greene’s involvement in and support of the January 6th insurrection violated her oath of office and makes her ineligible for re-election ATLANTA, GA (MARCH 24, 2022) – A group of Georgia voters filed a legal challenge today to Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene’s candidacy for re-election in 2022. The challenge, filed with Georgia
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Prof. Laurence Tribe and Elizabeth Wydra in The Boston Globe: Confederate Amnesty Act must not insulate the Jan. 6 insurrectionists

In a recent Boston Globe piece, Harvard Law School professor Laurence Tribe and Constitutional Accountability Center President Elizabeth Wydra make the case that challenges to January 6 insurrectionists’ candidacy under Section Three of the Fourteenth Amendment must be allowed to proceed, rejecting any “absurd” attempts to evade accountability via the Confederate Amnesty Act. They write:
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North Carolina Voters File Emergency Appeal of Lower Federal Court Decision Blocking their Challenge to Madison Cawthorn Under the Insurrectionist Disqualification Clause

Free Speech For People serves as co-lead counsel for the voters challenging Cawthorn’s eligibility to appear on the 2022 primary ballot in North Carolina. RICHMOND, VA – North Carolina voters challenging Representative Madison Cawthorn’s eligibility to appear on the 2022 primary ballot filed today an emergency appeal before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the
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