New York Daily News: New York’s free-speech impediment (In the News)

Editorial Board

New York State has no business imposing rules governing those who speak with media editorial boards — which would include us.

So bully to five public relations firms that have filed suit challenging regulation of such communications.

To regulate is to impede. To impede the free expression of information is to violate the First Amendment. So the rules, imposed by the Joint Commission on Public Ethics, cannot stand.

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