In the News: National Review: Iowa: The Gray Lady Freaks Out

Iowa: The Gray Lady Freaks Out By Bradley A. Smith Some years ago, back when McCain-Feingold was new, I noted that it had been sold much like a 19th-century patent medicine: “It’s good for what ails ya.” Think campaigns are too long? McCain-Feingold. Too negative? McCain-Feingold. Special interests too powerful? McCain-Feingold. Don’t like the candidates? […]

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CCP amicus brief cited in Western Tradition Partnership dissent

CCP’s amicus brief in Western Tradition Partnership v. Attorney General was cited in the first of the two filed dissenting opinions.

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More on Montana, and sticking it to Citizens United

Professor Hasen, argues in response to this post on the Montana Supreme Court’s gross misinterpretation, or worse, conscious decision to ignore Citizens United in Western Tradition Partnership v. Attorney General, that the Supreme Court’s decision in Citzens United is “disingenuous.” Brad Smith says no – Citizens United. like its forerunner Buckley v. Valeo, is a straightforward application of the First Amendment, establishing categorical principles to try to define when the state may regulate political speech.

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The Center for Competitive Politics is now the Institute for Free Speech.