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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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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Newswire article
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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Newswire article
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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Newswire article
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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Newswire article
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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Newswire article
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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Newswire article
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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Newswire article
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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Newswire article
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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