Foresight is 20/20: Free Speech Developments to Follow This Year

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February 12, 2020   •  By Alex Baiocco   •  , , , , ,

A number of trends that will continue to unfold in 2020 have the potential to significantly impact Americans’ political speech rights. As policymakers, pundits, ...

Fourth Circuit Halts Maryland Online Speech Law

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December 6, 2019   •  By IFS Staff   •  , ,

The Institute for Free Speech released the following statement praising today's ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in ...

Honest Ads Act Might Not Harm Facebook, But What About Everyone Else?

July 15, 2019   •  By Meghan Brandabur   •  , ,

The "Honest Ads Act" has recently been thrust back into the spotlight, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reiterated his support for it at the ...

Amicus Brief: Maryland Online Speech Law a “Massive Overreaction”

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June 7, 2019   •  By IFS Staff   •  , ,

The Institute for Free Speech today filed an amicus brief in the online speech and press rights case, The Washington Post, et al. v. ...

Newspapers Win Court Ruling on Maryland Law Regulating Online Ads

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January 4, 2019   •  By IFS Staff   •  , ,

Alexandria, VA – The Institute for Free Speech released the following statement praising today’s ruling by the United States District Court for the District ...

Baltimore has bigger needs than taxpayer money for political campaigns

August 31, 2018   •  By Eric Peterson   •  , ,

At the end of July, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh signed two charter amendments, cementing their appearance on the November ballot. One of these measures ...

Analysis of “Online Electioneering Transparency and Accountability Act” (Maryland H.B. 981)

April 5, 2018   •  By Eric Wang   •  , , , ,

The Institute for Free Speech provides the following analysis of H.B. 981, which currently awaits a concurrence vote in the House of Delegates. Despite ...

Constitutional and Practical Issues with Maryland House Bill 1498

April 13, 2017   •  By Matt Nese   •  , ,

On behalf of the Center for Competitive Politics (“the Center”), we respectfully submit the following comments addressing constitutional and practical issues with portions of ...

Constitutional and Practical Issues with Maryland House Bill 898

April 13, 2017   •  By Matt Nese   •  , , ,

On behalf of the Center for Competitive Politics (“the Center”), we respectfully submit the following comments addressing constitutional and practical issues with portions of ...

Comments on Maryland Senate Bill 1039

March 29, 2013   •  By Matt Nese   •  , , ,

External Relations Director Matt Nese submitted comments to the Maryland Senate Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee on Senate Bill 1039, which makes several welcome revisions to existing ...

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