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Super PACs: Expanding Freedom of Speech

January 1, 2018  •  By IFS Staff  •    •  

Super PACs are simply groups of like-minded citizens pooling their resources to support or oppose political candidates independently of those candidates’ campaigns. The product of a unanimous U.S. Court of Appeals decision in SpeechNow.org v. Federal Election Commission, super PACs have ensured that Americans do not lose their First Amendment rights when they join together in groups. Super PACs are…

My Speech is Good. Your Speech Should be Banned.

November 6, 2018   •  By Alex Baiocco   •  , ,

Ben and Jerry share a passion for ice cream. Ben and Jerry also share a passion for progressive political advocacy. If Ben and Jerry ...

The Mets Aren’t Good, But Free Speech Is

October 25, 2018   •  By Eric Peterson   •  , , ,

The World Series is now underway between the Boston Red Sox and the Los Angeles Dodgers. Absent from the Fall Classic due to their ...

Petition to FEC for Rulemaking to Revise 11 C.F.R. § 100.52

August 27, 2018   •  By Allen Dickerson   •  , , ,

Pursuant to 11 C.F.R. §§ 200.1-200.6, the Institute for Free Speech petitions the Federal Election Commission to conduct a rulemaking to amend the definition ...

Setting the Record Straight: A Response to CLC’s Attacks on Judge Kavanaugh

July 18, 2018   •  By Brad Smith   •  , , , ,

When Justice Kennedy announced his retirement from the Supreme Court last month, the Institute for Free Speech conducted a thorough review of the First ...

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