IFS Welcomes Dustin Hartuv, Bradley Summer Associate Fellow for 2022

May 24, 2022   •  By IFS Staff   •  ,

The Institute for Free Speech is delighted to welcome Dustin Hartuv as a Bradley Summer Associate Fellow for the summer of 2022. Dustin will ...

Updates to the Anti-SLAPP Report Card

May 18, 2022   •  By IFS Staff   •  ,

This blog post provides information on states that have either enacted new anti-SLAPP laws or improved existing laws since the February 2022 publication of ...

Biden’s “Disinformation Governance Board” Isn’t Even Trying to Earn Americans’ Trust

April 29, 2022   •  By Luke Wachob   •  ,

What is the Biden administration thinking? Creating a “Disinformation Governance Board”? Bad idea. Placing it inside the Department of Homeland Security? Bad idea. Choosing a ...

South Dakota Allows Capitol Gatherings Year-Round Following IFS Lawsuit

April 15, 2022   •  By Nathan Maxwell   •  ,

The esteemed executives enshrined on Mount Rushmore are keeping watch over a more speech-friendly state following our challenge to South Dakota’s unconstitutional restrictions on ...

President Biden Asks Congress to Censor Political Speech in First State of the Union Address

March 9, 2022   •  By Nathan Maxwell   •  , , , , , ,

The State of the Union address is the president’s yearly opportunity to discuss solutions to the nation’s toughest problems before Congress. In President Joe ...

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on Free Speech: Calling “Bulls***” in Public, IRS Targeting, and Washington Nationals Star Ryan Zimmerman

February 24, 2022   •  By Gary Lawkowski   •  ,

What does calling “bullshit” on instructions from the U.S. Park Police have in common with the IRS targeting of certain nonprofit groups for heightened ...

IFS Welcomes Senior Fellow Gary Lawkowski

February 16, 2022   •  By IFS Staff   •  ,

The Institute for Free Speech is pleased to welcome Gary Lawkowski as a pro bono Senior Fellow. As a Senior Fellow, Gary will assist ...

Love, Elections, and the Not-So-Almighty Dollar

February 11, 2022   •  By Nathan Maxwell   •  ,

This Valentine’s Day, we’ll storm off to the florists and jewelers in hopes of scoring all the love money can buy – even though ...

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 ...

The First Amendment Applies to All – And You Can Take that to the Bank

January 19, 2022   •  By Nathan Maxwell   •  , ,

New Jersey, as opposed to the federal government, doesn’t ban corporate entities from making campaign contributions. Except, that is, if you’re a bank.

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