Group Files Lawsuit Challenging Delaware Voter Guide Restrictions

New Delaware law places unconstitutional burdens on voter guides For Release: October 23, 2013   Contact: Joe Trotter   Phone: 210-352-0055 (Cell) Alexandria, Va. – The Center for Competitive Politics (CCP) filed a lawsuit in federal court today seeking to overturn a new Delaware law that violates the First Amendment by placing unconstitutional burdens on groups that publish nonpartisan voter […]

Filed Under: Blog, Current Case, Delaware Strong Families v. Biden Other Links, Litigation Blog/Press Releases, Newsroom, Press Releases

“Using ‘Disclosure’ to Silence Corporate America”

Jonathan Macey had an interesting article in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal, “Using ‘Disclosure’ to Silence Corporate America,” discussing the CPA-Zicklin Index and corporate disclosure: The index is divided into three broad categories: disclosure, policy and oversight. In 2011, the disclosure component made up one third of a company’s overall score. This year more than half of each […]

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Daily Media Links 10/22: Smallest political donors appeal Florida’s restrictions to Supreme Court, Proposal would severely burden Michigander’s First Amendment Rights, and more…

In the News Washington Times: Smallest political donors appeal Florida’s restrictions to Supreme Court  By Kellan Howell “The people shouldn’t have to hire attorneys and accountants and experts to speak out on issues of the day,” said Allen Dickerson, legal director for the Center for Competitive Politics, which last week joined with the libertarian Cato Institute […]

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Proposal would severely burden Michigander’s First Amendment Rights

The Center for Competitive Politics (CCP) submitted comments responding to the State Bar of Michigan’s (SBM) declaratory ruling request regarding issue advertisements about elected judges, pointing out that the request would place severe burdens on Michiganders’ First Amendment rights. “What is most disappointing about the request is that the SBM asks [the Secretary of State] […]

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Daily Media Links 10/21: Get Over It: Campaign Finance Limits Don’t Work, Sen. Cruz Places Hold on Obama Nominee, and more…

SCOTUS/Judiciary National Journal: Get Over It: Campaign Finance Limits Don’t Work By James Oliphant Campaign finance law is a house gutted by fire. After the smoke has cleared, whatever is still standing leaves the homeowner with a choice: Preserve and renovate, or demolish and start anew. And where limits on contributions are concerned, it may be […]

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In the News: Washington Times: Smallest political donors appeal Florida’s restrictions to Supreme Court

By Kellan Howell A Florida group has appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court in a challenge to the state’s campaign finance restrictions that force groups looking to spend even tiny amounts of money on political radio advertising to form a political action committee. … “The people shouldn’t have to hire attorneys and accountants and experts to […]

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Daily Media Links 10/18: Even Little Platoons Have First Amendment Rights, Brief Urges Supreme Court to Review Florida PAC Regulations, and more…

In the News Cato Institute: Even Little Platoons Have First Amendment Rights  By Ilya Shapiro Nathan Worley and three friends hold a weekly political discussion group in their hometown of Sarasota, Florida. In 2010, a ballot initiative for a proposed amendment to the Florida constitution prompted the group to pull together $600 and exercise their First […]

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In the News: Cato Institute: Even Little Platoons Have First Amendment Rights

By Ilya Shapiro In light of the Eleventh Circuit’s refusal to meaningfully scrutinize Florida’s speech-restrictive laws, Worley and IJ have petitioned the Supreme Court to hear their case. Cato and the Center for Competitive Politics have filed a brief supporting that petition because rulings like the lower courts’ here demonstrate a clear need for the Supreme […]

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Brief Urges Supreme Court to Review Florida PAC Regulations

$600 of citizen-funded radio ads blocked by state’s red tape For Release: October 17, 2013   Contact: Joe Trotter   Phone: 210-352-0055 (Cell) Alexandria, Va.— Can Florida use red tape to block citizens from running a small radio ad buy?  The Center for Competitive Politics (CCP) and Cato Institute filed a friend of the court brief late yesterday […]

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Amicus Brief: Worley v. Florida Secretary of State

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