Disclosure: A Threat to Associational Privacy

January 1, 2018  •  By IFS staff  •    •  

Disclosure, in the campaign finance context, refers to laws and regulations requiring candidates and political groups to report information about their activities to the government, which then makes that information available publicly. The required information varies greatly, depending on the affected organization and the local, state, or federal government mandating the disclosure. Disclosure rules fall into two broad categories: disclosure…

You might get harassed like Tucker Carlson for giving to a cause you believe in

November 9, 2018   •  By Eric Peterson   •  , ,

Have we passed the point of civil disagreement in this country? If the scene that played out in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday was any ...

Institute for Free Speech Wins Legal Challenge, Publishes Analysis of South Dakota Constitutional Amendment W and Initiated Measure 24

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October 18, 2018   •  By IFS Staff   •  , ,

Alexandria, VA – Following a federal court ruling, the Institute for Free Speech released its analysis of two South Dakota ballot measures that the ...

First Amendment Analysis: South Dakota Ballot Measures

October 17, 2018   •  By Owen Yeates   •  , , , ,

Initiated Measure 24 is an outright ban on speech—if a topic happens to be on the ballot, out-of-state speakers cannot spend money in South ...

Institute for Free Speech v. Jackley, et al.

October 8, 2018   •  By IFS Staff   •  , ,

May a state government subject those who wish to publish an analysis of pending ballot measures to criminal prosecution even when such an analysis ...

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