First Amendment and Campaigns: More Campaign Speech Benefits Voters

January 1, 2018  •  By IFS Staff  •    •  

At the heart of the First Amendment is the assumption that Americans are best served by a full and free discussion of whom to elect. The American system of government sits atop the bedrock of the First Amendment. From the pamphleteering of the founding era to the Facebook ads of today, political campaigns have been premised upon free and open…

President David Keating Testifies Before House Administration Committee on H.R. 1

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Alexandria, VA – Institute for Free Speech President David Keating will testify before the Committee on House Administration at a hearing today on H.R. 1, ...

Testimony of David Keating Before the U.S. House Committee on House Administration on H.R. 1

One way to understand how H.R. 1 would harm nonprofit civic and advocacy groups is to apply its provisions to common advocacy and operating ...

AOC Doesn’t Let the Facts Get in the Way of a Good Story

February 7, 2019   •  By Scott Blackburn   •  , ,

Presenting herself as the hypothetical “bad guy” trying to destroy democracy, Ocasio-Cortez spun a tale about how she could (among other things) “use my ...

IFS Chairman Brad Smith Corrects AOC on Campaign Finance Law (Video)

February 7, 2019   •  By IFS staff   •  , ,

IFS Chairman Bradley A. Smith corrects the record on a line of misleading questioning by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on current U.S. campaign finance laws.

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