IFS, CAIR Team Up to Protest Ninth Circuit Decision

November 30, 2020   •  By Zac Morgan   •  , ,

When it comes to success in the courts, the rules of access matter just as much as judicial precedents or the judges on the ...

Seattle Moves To Silence Dissent From Corporations

January 15, 2020   •  By Eric Wang   •  , , ,

This piece originally appeared in Daily Caller on January 15, 2020.   When government seeks to enact laws that harm your interests, should you ...

Amicus Brief: $6 Million Fine for Campaign Finance Reporting Errors Violates First, Eighth Amendments

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September 9, 2019   •  By IFS Staff   •  , ,

The Institute for Free Speech filed an amicus brief with the Washington Supreme Court late Friday stating that a lower court erred in failing to apply ...

Evergreen Freedom Foundation v. Washington

May 15, 2019   •  By Scott Blackburn   •  , ,

Like contributions and expenditures, a law firm’s pro bono representation of a citizen activist facilitates political speech and is thus protected by the First ...

State of Washington v. Grocery Manufacturers Association

February 5, 2019   •  By IFS Staff   •  , ,

Can a group be fined $18 million for not properly filing campaign finance reports? The Institute for Free Speech argues that such a massive ...

Google’s political ad ban gives incumbents a big boost

July 16, 2018   •  By Scott Blackburn   •  , ,

By Scott Blackburn and Dann Mead Smith Now that Google is banning political ads in Washington, newer candidates will have a harder time getting their ...

Constitutional and Practical Issues with Washington S.B. 5991

February 6, 2018   •  By Tyler Martinez   •  , , ,

On behalf of the Institute for Free Speech (“the Institute”), I respectfully submit the following comments concerning constitutional and practical issues with portions of ...

Constitutional and Practical Issues with Washington H.B. 2455

January 11, 2018   •  By Tyler Martinez   •  , , ,

On behalf of the Institute for Free Speech (“the Institute”), I respectfully submit the following comments concerning constitutional and practical issues with portions of ...

Significant Constitutional and Practical Issues with Washington House Bill 1807

March 20, 2017   •  By Matt Nese   •  , , ,

On behalf of the Center for Competitive Politics, I am writing you today to respectfully submit the following comments regarding the constitutional and practical ...

Significant Constitutional and Practical Issues with Washington Senate Bill 5219

January 24, 2017   •  By Matt Nese   •  , ,

On behalf of the Center for Competitive Politics, I am writing you today to respectfully submit the following comments regarding the constitutional and practical ...

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