When They Attack ‘Dark Money,’ They’re Really Attacking Free Speech

March 25, 2022   •  By Alex Baiocco   •  , , , ,

By adopting Democrats' strategy of attacking so-called dark money groups at this week's confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, Republican senators are fueling ...

Exposing Donations to Political Causes Can Chill Free Speech

February 28, 2022   •  By Scott Blackburn   •  , , , ,

Americans should take two lessons from these unfortunate events. First: The right to support causes privately and keep our associations to ourselves is important ...

IFS Appeals Washington Donor Privacy Case to Ninth Circuit

February 8, 2022   •  By Luke Wachob   •  , , , ,

On Monday, a federal district court in Seattle dismissed the Institute for Free Speech’s lawsuit seeking assurance that we can provide pro bono legal ...

LTE: Who Knew I Was Friends With Bull Connor?

January 23, 2022   •  By David Keating   •  , , , ,

Much of the Freedom to Vote Act has nothing to do with voting. Nearly 200 pages of it propose an unprecedented assault on free ...

Wisconsin Family Action v. Federal Election Commission

December 2, 2021   •  By IFS Staff   •  , , ,

A Wisconsin nonprofit filed a federal lawsuit that aims to stop a massive expansion of the Federal Election Commission’s donor disclosure mandates for nonprofit ...

Tuggle v. United States

November 11, 2021   •  By IFS Staff   •  , ,

The warrantless collection of round-the-clock home surveillance risks short-circuiting important privacy precedents and undermines the right to private association. Left unchecked, this power will ...

Davi v. Hein

October 8, 2021   •  By IFS Staff   •  , , ,

This amicus brief, filed jointly with the Cato Institute, affirms the broad First Amendment rights of government employees when they speak on matters of ...

What AFPF v. Bonta means for nonprofits and donors

October 1, 2021   •  By Brad Smith   •  , , , ,

The Supreme Court of the United States ruled in July that California could not require charities and other nonprofit organizations to submit an annual ...

Cancel Culture Is a Threat to Everyone

September 22, 2021   •  By Alec Greven   •  , , ,

Our political debate has become supercharged with polarization and vitriol. Recent cancellations have shown the threat cancel culture poses to free expression and highlight ...

This Constitution Day, Thank the Supreme Court for Protecting Americans Who Give

September 16, 2021   •  By Luke Wachob   •  , , , , ,

On Constitution Day, Americans should take time to celebrate the fantastic victory for First Amendment rights that took place at the Supreme Court this ...

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