Few Americans want to see more money in politics these days. In fact, almost 80% favor limiting big donations, voicing concerns about the integrity of our democracy. But today Free Speech For People will be testifying at a public hearing … More
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The Center for Public Integrity reported on Free Speech For People’s efforts to fight a cryptocurrency company’s request for a special loophole that could seriously undermine federal campaign finance law. As the article by Ashley Balcerzak explains: OsiaNetwork LLC, a newly formed limited … More
Exxon–the world’s largest publicly traded oil and gas company–has come under fire for the dramatic differences between the company’s internal knowledge and assessments of climate change versus how it has communicated that information to investors, consumers, and the public at … More
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
A little-known court case in Alaska could be the next big money-in-politics controversy, says Slate.
Today, Free Speech For People filed a friend-of-the-court brief (along with Prof. David Fontana of George Washington University Law School) arguing that an Alaska campaign finance law should be upheld because it serves a compelling government interest in democratic self-government More
Today, three leading public interest organizations will hand deliver more than 200,000 petition signatures to the Federal Election Commission (FEC), calling on the agency to immediately investigate whether Russian agents and the Trump campaign violated federal campaign finance laws during the 2016 campaign. More
Free Speech For People Joins United to Protect Democracy & Others to Sign a Letter to the Inspector General & Department of Justice: Step in Forcefully on WH/DOJ Communications, Prevent Further Damage. More
Free Speech For People is pleased to announce our new 2017 Summer Law interns. We welcome these scholars to our Legal Advocacy Program and we look forward working with them in the coming months.
Free Speech for People demands an investigation into President Trump’s unconstitutional conflicts of interest and dissolution of Trump Organization. More