How Much Disclosure?

David Keating appeared on Thom Hartmann’s The Big Picture yesterday, discussing disclosure of non-profit information beyond what is already required by law.

“There are a lot of good examples…I think there have been many unpopular causes over time where people are not willing to join if their names are going to become public,” Keating told Hartmann. “Let’s say…it’s going to be difficult to enact a gay marriage law…there may be people that want to donate to, say, a gay rights organization, that works for gay marriage in [states unfriendly to gay marriage]. But they may work for employers who don’t tolerate those kind of views. You think you want their names in the record?”

Watch the rest in the embedded video below beginning at the 32 minute mark. Then watch his recent interview with Cato Institute’s Caleb Brown discussing the IRS scandal and its relationship to First Amendment issues.


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