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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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
We’re proud to share all that we have accomplished together in 2016, from victories at the state and local level to expand the movement for a constitutional amendment, to a campaign to end super PACs and amplify our legal advocacy efforts. Click to read more. More
Read our post-election summary on how we can win campaign finance reform cases before the Supreme Court. More
“No one expected this kind of election season, but one glimmer of light has emerged: Voters of both parties (or no party) have come to challenge what they see as a rigged system that benefits wealthy and corporate elites.” More