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Free Speech Matters: The Roberts Court and the First Amendment

December 2, 2016   •  By Joe Albanese   •  

In this article, Brooklyn Law School Professor Joel M. Gora, an IFS Academic Advisor, examines the impact of the Roberts Court on First Amendment ...

Why Donor Privacy Matters for Free Speech

October 27, 2017   •  By Alex Cordell   •  

Since our nation’s founding, the right of every American to freely support the causes they believe in has been paramount. Unfortunately, this right is ...

Misnamed ‘Honest Ads Act’ would restrict free speech

June 17, 2019   •  By Brad Smith   •  

America’s response to foreign interference must respect constitutional rights.

YouTube Hate Speech Policy Rollout Backfires Predictably

June 14, 2019   •  By Luke Wachob   •  

The latest attempt by a major social media platform to implement sweeping new content rules met predictable backlash, as YouTube’s effort to remove “hate ...

How Else Can I Give to the Institute for Free Speech?

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May 31, 2019   •  By IFS staff

Gifts by Mail Gifts by Phone Gifts of Stock Gifts from Your IRA – Making a Qualified Charitable Distribution Institute for Free Speech Legacy ...

Analysis: H.R. 1 Would Create a Speech Czar and Enable Partisan Enforcement of Campaign Finance Laws

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January 31, 2019   •  By IFS Staff   •  

Alexandria, VA – The Institute for Free Speech today released an analysis of H.R. 1‘s proposed changes to the Federal Election Commission (FEC). The legislation ...

When it matters most, Americans can’t speak freely right before Election Day

October 4, 2018   •  By Eric Peterson   •  

Oppose or support the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, it seems everyone has an opinion about him. Yet at this ...

Institute for Free Speech examines First Amendment record of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

August 21, 2018   •  By Matt Nese   •  

The Institute for Free Speech undertook a thorough analysis of the First Amendment record of President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh. IFS’s ...

Kavanaugh Joins Opinion that Helps Ensure FEC Enforcement Actions Remain Free of Bias

August 13, 2018   •  By IFS Staff   •  

Hon. Brett Kavanaugh United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (2006-Present) This is the fifth in a series of posts ...

Bruce Chapman’s Newest Book Shows How the Anti-Speech Lobby has Damaged Citizen Participation in Politics

July 25, 2018   •  By Eric Peterson   •  

What kind of people do we want running the government? Former Washington Secretary of State, diplomat, and current Chairman of the Board of the ...