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, February 18, 2021
Coalition Urges Biden’s Attorney General-Designate to Establish Justice Department Task Force to Investigate Trump and Associates’ Crimes
A coalition of public interest organizations released a letter today to Judge Merrick Garland, President Biden’s designated choice for Attorney General. The letter urges the AG-designate to create an independent task force in the Department of Justice to investigate “any potential federal criminal...
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Tuesday, February 09, 2021
Abolish Super PACs, Ban Foreign Corporate Money, State Legislators Introduce Two Bills to Protect Election Integrity in Massachusetts
State legislators have introduced two bills in the Massachusetts Legislature to abolish super PACs and to prohibit spending by foreign-influenced corporations in Massachusetts elections. State Senator Jo Comerford is the lead sponsor of Senate bill SD 634, State Senator Mark Montigny is the lead...
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Monday, February 08, 2021
Government Watchdogs Call For Witness Testimony In Trump Impeachment Trial
A coalition of six organizations today issued a letter to Senate President Pro Tempore Patrick Leahy, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, and Representative Jamie Raskin, the House’s lead impeachment manager, as well as the House’s other eight impeachment managers, calling for live witness...
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Wednesday, December 16, 2020
“Permanent Stain On Your Firm’s Reputation”: Group of Constitutional Lawyers Cautions U.S. Law Firms Against Hiring Legal Alumni of the Trump Administration
Free Speech For People, a nonpartisan group of Constitutional lawyers, issued a letter today encouraging prestigious U.S. law firms to abstain from hiring legal alumni from the Trump Administration seeking employment in private practice following the presidential transition of powers in January...
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Wednesday, December 02, 2020
Amicus Brief in US v. Flynn Challenges Trump’s Pardon of Flynn as Corrupt and Unconstitutional
Free Speech For People, a national nonpartisan organization, is challenging President Trump’s pardon of former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn as “self-dealing” and unconstitutional. Free Speech For People filed a motion on December 1, 2020, requesting permission to file an amicus brief in...
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Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Federal Court in Texas Requires All Voters and Poll Workers to Wear Masks at the Polls
A federal court in San Antonio, Texas issued a ruling last night requiring that all voters, poll workers, and poll watchers wear masks at the polls throughout the state leading into the November election. The ruling, issued in a voting rights lawsuit brought by Mi Familia Vota, the Texas NAACP, and...
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Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Citing Pattern of "Violently Suppressing Opposition, Sabotaging a Free and Fair Election, and Rejecting a Peaceful Transfer of Power," Voting Rights Group Sues President Trump and Top Administration Officials For Voter Intimidation
Latino civic engagement organization Mi Familia Vota Education Fund and several voters today filed a lawsuit against President Trump and members of the administration in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. The lawsuit, which names President Trump, Attorney General Bill Barr, and...
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Friday, July 10, 2020
Congressman Ted Lieu, Lead Plaintiff in Lieu v. FEC Discusses Lawsuit Seeking to End Super PAC Spending in U.S. Elections
Free Speech For People (FSFP) hosted a virtual briefing on Wednesday to discuss recent developments in the lawsuit Lieu v. Federal Election Commission that challenges the 2010 federal appeals court ruling in SpeechNow v. FEC, which gave rise to the current explosion of super PAC spending in US...
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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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