Tiffany Donnelly Joins Institute for Free Speech as Media Manager

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November 7, 2019   •  By IFS Staff   •  ,

The Institute for Free Speech is excited to welcome Tiffany Donnelly to our team as Media Manager. As Media Manager, Tiffany will manage the ...

IFS Mourns the Passing of Donald G. Smith

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November 5, 2019   •  By Brad Smith   •  ,

All of us at IFS mourn the passing of Donald G. (Don) Smith this week.

Can the Dead Corrupt Politics?

October 16, 2019   •  By Ryan Morrison   •  , ,

Can a dead man’s unexpected donation corrupt the political process? That’s a question the Supreme Court may answer if it decides to hear the ...

Federal Court Halts Enforcement of New Jersey Nonprofit Disclosure Law

October 8, 2019   •  By Ryan Morrison   •  , , ,

It was a good day for the First Amendment in New Jersey last week, as a federal district court issued a preliminary injunction to ...

New York Nonprofit Disclosure Law Struck Down in Win for Privacy in Association

October 7, 2019   •  By Zac Morgan   •  , , ,

Last week, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York handed down a significant victory for First Amendment rights. In ...

Facebook’s Ad Policy is Being Weaponized

August 29, 2019   •  By Scott Blackburn   •  ,

Facebook is allowing its ad policy to be weaponized by political operatives to suppress speech they don’t like. And in so doing, the company ...

Round-Up: Commentary on Congressman’s Doxxing of Trump Supporters

August 7, 2019   •  By Alex Baiocco   •  ,

On August 6, Congressman Joaquin Castro publicly exposed on Twitter the names and employers of private citizens who donated to the re-election campaign of ...

Contribution Limits Harm State and Local Leaders Running for President

August 6, 2019   •  By Mark D'Ostilio   •  , ,

Under FEC rules, presidential candidates are largely free to shift money from their past campaigns for federal office into their current presidential campaign accounts. ...

California’s “Deepfake” Bill is a Bad Omen

July 18, 2019   •  By Luke Wachob   •  , ,

Members of Congress and state legislators alike are worried about “deepfakes” – videos altered by artificial intelligence to make it appear as though someone ...

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 ...

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