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.

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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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Tuesday, June 25, 2019
More Than 75 Members Of Congress Now Calling For an Impeachment Inquiry Against Donald Trump
“In the face of overwhelming evidence of obstruction of justice and Trump’s publicly-stated willingness to rely on illegal foreign assistance in the 2020 election, as he did in 2016, every day more members of the House are calling for impeachment proceedings. These patriotic members recognize that...
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Thursday, June 20, 2019
Security of Voting Machines in Question, Government Watchdogs Sue for Access to Information
Free Speech For People has filed a lawsuit on behalf of the National Election Defense Coalition (NEDC) to uncover communications about election security to and from the National Association of Secretaries of State. The lawsuit under the Indiana Access to Public Records Act charges the Indiana...
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Friday, June 14, 2019
Free Speech For People Sues FEC Over Trump Campaign’s Hush Money Payment
Free Speech For People, a nonpartisan nonprofit legal advocacy organization, filed a lawsuit against the Federal Election Commission on Thursday for failing to investigate a $150,000 “hush money” payment made in 2016 to Karen McDougal, one of President Trump’s former mistresses, as a potential...
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Wednesday, April 17, 2019
“Friend of Court” Brief by Election Security Experts Highlights Major Flaws in South Carolina Election Systems
The National Election Defense Coalition, Free Speech For People, and experts in computer science from around the country filed on Tuesday an amicus brief before the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in a case concerning the security of election technology in South Carolina. The brief...
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Wednesday, March 27, 2019
National Public Interest Groups Rally Behind Resolution to Launch Impeachment Investigation Against President Trump
Representing over one million people, Free Speech For People and By the People issued a joint statement today endorsing Representative Rashida Tlaib’s resolution to authorize the House Committee on Judiciary to inquire whether President Trump has committed impeachable offenses. “Donald Trump has...
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Friday, March 01, 2019
Federal Appeals Court to Review a Case that Could End Super PAC Spending in U.S. Elections
A federal appeals court will soon have the opportunity to review its 2010 ruling which created super PACs, following a federal district court decision yesterday in a case led by Members of Congress seeking to end super PAC spending in US elections. Lieu v. Federal Election Commission, which was...
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Friday, February 15, 2019
Trump’s Abuse of Emergency Powers is Another Ground for Impeachment
Immediately following President Trump’s announced declaration of a national emergency in order to build a wall across the southern border of the United States without congressional authorization, Free Speech For People issued a statement identifying this as a new ground for impeachment: abusing...
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