A Win for Political Speech at the Supreme Court

June 26, 2024   •  By Charles "Chip" Miller   •  ,

To protect political expression, trademark registration should be limited to commercial purposes.

NRA v. Vullo: A Resounding Win for Free Speech, But Will It Endure?

June 14, 2024   •  By Charles "Chip" Miller   •  ,

The United States Supreme Court issued a major free speech decision expanding the protections for political speech against regulatory intimidation by New York state. ...

Enact free speech protection in Ohio

June 14, 2024   •  By Charles "Chip" Miller   •  , ,

As a former Ohio judge, former Ohio deputy attorney general, and a current free-speech litigator, I want our state’s laws to offer strong protection ...

Hysteria over misinformation fuels California bill to dox influencers

June 7, 2024   •  By Tiffany Donnelly   •  , , ,

One of the few politically unifying events of the past year was the shared response to then-presidential candidate Nikki Haley’s plan to abolish anonymity on social ...

Flowers Ruling 60 Years Ago Guarantees ‘We, the People’ Can Express Political Views

May 31, 2024   •  By Helen Knowles-Gardner   •  , ,

Sixty years ago, on June 1, 1964, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark First Amendment decision in NAACP v. Alabama ex rel. Flowers.

Democrats try draconian ‘For the People Act,’ take two

May 16, 2024   •  By Brad Smith   •  ,

Congressional Democrats in 2021 attempted to ram through a series of draconian election reforms aimed at harassing and limiting the speech of donors to their ...

A bill in the Pennsylvania house would stifle free speech with paperwork

April 22, 2024   •  By Tiffany Donnelly   •  , , ,

Pennsylvania’s state House State Government Committee advanced a dangerous, anti-free speech bill guaranteed to invite litigation paid for by Keystone State taxpayers. 

SCOTUS misses chance to stop campus Orwellian nightmare

April 22, 2024   •  By Brett Nolan   •  , ,

Secret investigations into thoughtcrimes–prompted by classmates surveilling and reporting each other for expressing the wrong ideas.

Government Censorship of Social Media Demands Bright-Line Rule

March 14, 2024   •  By Charles "Chip" Miller & Brett Nolan   •  , ,

Institute for Free Speech attorneys say the squishy test courts currently apply to government censorship of third parties doesn’t sufficiently protect free speech, and ...

Commentary: Bill would correct a glaring weakness in SC’s free speech protections

March 10, 2024   •  By David Keating   •  ,

South Carolina currently provides no protection against a key threat to free speech: strategic lawsuits against public participation, or “SLAPPs.”

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