Tag: Ron Fein

FSFP Legal Director Ron Fein Discusses Our 14point3 Campaign and a Potential Legal Challenge Against Former President Trump’s 2024 Candidacy on The Dean Obeidallah Show.

Free Speech For People’s Legal Director Ron Fein recently appeared on The Dean Obeidallah Show to discuss our 14point3 campaign and the prospect of filing a legal challenge against former president Trump if he were to declare a run for office in 2024. "He's more involved in the insurrection than almost anyone else."@ronfein from @FSFP
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FSFP Legal Director Ron Fein Testifies Before Hawaii State Legislature and Urges Lawmakers to Lower Thresholds For Defining Foreign-Influenced Corporations.

FSFP Legal Director Ron Fein recently appeared before the Hawaii State Legislature to provide testimony on why the deliberative body must consider expanding the definition of a foreign-influenced corporation as it looks to safeguard state elections. The following is an excerpt from his testimony: For a large multinational corporation, an investor that owns 1% of
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FSFP Legal Director Ron Fein Discusses Our Recent Challenge To Rep. Madison Cawthorn’s 2022 Candidacy Based On the Fourteenth Amendment’s Insurrectionist Disqualification Clause on CNN.

FSFP Legal Director Ron Fein appeared on CNN to discuss our recent challenge to Rep. Madison Cawthorn’s 2022 candidacy based on the Fourteenth Amendment’s Insurrectionist Disqualification Clause, which bars insurrectionists from future office. “The definition of engaging in an insurrection is more than just the people who stormed the Capitol building and attacked the police
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FSFP Legal Director Ron Fein Discusses Our Campaign to Ban Insurrectionists from Future Office on The Young Turks.

FSFP Legal Director Ron Fein appeared on The Young Turks to discuss 14point3 — our campaign urging Secretaries of State and chief election officials nationwide to abide by Section Three of the Fourteenth Amendment and ban Trump and other insurrectionists from the ballot. “Just like you would have to be twenty-five years old to run
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FSFP Legal Director Ron Fein and Campaign Director Alexandra Flores-Quilty Co-Author New Oped One Year After January 6th Insurrection Urging Election Officials Nationwide to Abide by Section 3 of the 14th Amendment.

USA Today published a new oped by FSFP Legal Director Ron Fein and Campaign Director Alexandra Flores-Quilty on why election officials nationwide have a duty to abide by Section Three of the Fourteenth Amendment and bar insurrectionists such as Donald Trump from the ballot. “In order to protect our democracy from normalized violent uprisings, election
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FSFP Legal Director Ron Fein Discusses Our Lawsuit Against the FEC For Failing to Investigate Coordination Between the Russian Government and President Trump’s 2016 Campaign on The BradBlog.

FSFP Legal Director Ron Fein recently appeared on The BradBlog to discuss our lawsuit against the U.S. Federal Election Commission for failing to investigate coordination between the Russian government and President Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. “This lawsuit that we’ve filed is to compel them to issue a decision. Now depending on the decision that they
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Free Speech For People Legal Team Holds Special Briefing Call To To Discuss How The Organization Is Fighting Back To Defend Our Democracy And Our Constitution.

Free Speech For People President John Bonifaz recently moderated a special briefing call featuring Legal Director Ron Fein and Senior Counsel Courtney Hostetler, where the legal experts discussed how the organization is fighting back to defend our democracy and our Constitution. “Instead of celebrating the fact that our electorate has begun to better reflect the
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FSFP Legal Director Ron Fein Discusses Investigations Into The January 6th Insurrection And Our 14Point3 Campaign on Counterpoint.

FSFP Legal Director Ron Fein recently appeared on Counterpoint to discuss the progress of ongoing investigations into the January 6th insurrection and the goal of the organization’s 14point3 campaign. “The Department of Justice in particular has been going after the low-level individuals who stormed the Capitol…but they have not gone after any of the high-level
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What Seattle Can Teach the Country About Fixing Our Democracy.

Seattle’s twin campaign finance reforms—democracy vouchers, and a ban on political spending by foreign-influenced corporations—have proven their merit. By Ron Fein, Cindy Black Far from the dysfunctional tumult in Congress, Seattle has found two keys toward fixing problems that plague our democracy. The country should pay attention. America’s system for funding election campaigns is broken. Most
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Seattle’s Clean Campaigns Act is Successfully Keeping Foreign-Influenced Corporate Money out of City Elections.

In January 2020, the Seattle City Council unanimously passed the Clean Campaigns Act, which bans political spending in city elections by corporations under partial foreign ownership or other forms of foreign influence. The law is working: this year’s election, unlike 2019’s, isn’t drowning in money from corporations answering to investors in other countries. And it’s
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