Free Speech for People

Free Speech for People is a non-profit, non-partisan legal advocacy organization that works to renew our democracy and our United States Constitution for we the people, not big money and corporate interests. For more information, visit: www.freespeechforpeople.org.

Releases by this organization

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Thursday, June 18, 2020
Supreme Court Will Have Chance to Review Case Seeking to End Super PAC Spending in U.S. Elections
The Supreme Court will have the chance to review a lawsuit filed by Members of Congress and congressional candidates that seeks to abolish super PAC spending in U.S. elections. The lawsuit, Lieu v. Federal Election Commission, directly challenges the 2010 federal appeals court ruling in SpeechNow...
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Thursday, April 23, 2020
“Electronic Voting Machines Could Become Major Disease Vector,” Election Security Advocates Request Cleaning Guidelines For Machines
Free Speech For People, a national nonpartisan legal advocacy group, issued a letter today requesting electronic voting machine vendors provide a video demonstration of the electronic voting machine sanitization process. Citing health concerns, long lines, and voting delays, the letter urged...
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Newswire article
Thursday, February 13, 2020
Citing “Vindictive Abuse of Power”: Coalition of National and State Advocacy Groups Calls on House Judiciary Committee to Reconvene Impeachment Inquiry
A coalition of national and state advocacy groups representing millions of people issued a letter urging the U.S. House Judiciary Committee to reconvene its impeachment inquiry of President Trump to investigate additional abuses of power by the president and Attorney General William Barr. Led by...
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Wednesday, February 05, 2020
"Grave Dereliction of Duty," Coalition of National Advocacy Groups Issues Statement on Senate Vote to Acquit President Trump
A coalition of national advocacy groups representing millions of people issued a statement castigating the U.S. Senate for voting to acquit President Trump. Led by Free Speech For People, the statement is co-signed by: By the People, Center for Popular Democracy, Common Defense, Equal Justice...
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Newswire article
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Following Amazon $1.5 Million Campaign to Try to Remake the Seattle City Council, Lawmakers Ban Foreign-Influenced Corporations from Spending in City Elections
The Seattle City Council voted today to pass a landmark campaign finance law that combats the influence of foreign corporate spending in city elections. The legislation, introduced by Councilmember M. Lorena González , prohibits corporations from spending money in Seattle elections if they are...
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Friday, November 22, 2019
POLL: 42 Percent of Americans Want Congress to Expand the Scope of the Impeachment Inquiry Beyond Ukraine
Public pressure is growing for Congress to expand the scope of its impeachment inquiry, according to a new poll conducted by Data for Progress. The poll found that 42 percent of American voters expressed support for a House investigation into a full range of abuses of power compared to only 9...
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Newswire article
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
"Lead with Moral Courage," National Advocacy Groups Publish Draft Articles of Impeachment and Urge Congress Act as Representatives of the People
A coalition of national advocacy groups representing millions of people released draft articles of impeachment that address the full range of Trump’s abuses of power to be a framework for Members of Congress as public hearings begin this week. Titled “Impeachment For the People,” the articles call...
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Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Government Watchdogs Urge Congress To Hold Hearings on Documented Threats to Election Security
Following the findings in a recently released report from the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI), a coalition of government watchdog organizations, including Free Speech For People, FreedomWorks, National Election Defense Coalition and Public Citizen, sent a letter to the Chair and...
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Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Proposed Local Law Would Abolish Super PACs and Ban Spending by Foreign-Influenced Corporations in Seattle Elections
The Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission heard testimony yesterday in favor of a bill that would abolish super PACs and prohibit spending by foreign-influenced corporations in local elections. The proposed legislation, sent to the Commission by Councilmember M. Lorena González , will prohibit...
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Thursday, July 18, 2019
Government Watchdogs Call on the New York Attorney General to Dissolve Trump’s Company and Revoke Its Corporate Charter
Free Speech For People (FSFP), a non-partisan legal advocacy organization, delivered today a letter to New York Attorney General Letitia James, calling for an investigation into whether to revoke the corporate charter of the Trump Organization under a New York law that authorizes her to dissolve a...
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