The harm of blocking political Facebook ads

June 23, 2020   •  By Luke Wachob   •  ,

This piece originally appeared in the Washington Examiner on June 23, 2020.   It’s true in life and politics: You don’t know what you ...

A Victory for Free Speech at the IRS

June 16, 2020   •  By Ryan Morrison   •  , , ,

The IRS recently amended its nonprofit donor reporting rules to protect the identities of contributors. From now on, nonprofits (except for 501(c)(3) charities and ...

Protest Organizers Shouldn’t Be Liable for Other People’s Crime

June 16, 2020   •  By Zac Morgan   •  , ,

A policeman injured by an unknown attacker at a Black Lives Matter protest in July 2016 in Louisiana sued the protest's organizer, DeRay Mckesson, ...

Taxpayer-financed campaigns could be an expensive mistake for New Yorkers

June 5, 2020   •  By Alex Baiocco   •  , ,

In the midst of a devastating pandemic and plummeting tax revenue, New York’s new budget law gives millions of tax dollars to politicians for ...

Trump, not Twitter, is the biggest threat to free speech

May 29, 2020   •  By David Keating   •  ,

The only threat to the First Amendment here is the president’s threat to retaliate against Twitter. Private companies have the right to speak. Social ...

Super PAC Rejections Hurt Democratic Primary

March 26, 2020   •  By Brad Smith   •  , ,

This piece originally appeared in National Review on March 26, 2020.    The 2020 Democratic presidential primary began with over 20 governors, senators, congressmen, and political ...

Celebrate super PACs, legalized 10 years ago today

March 26, 2020   •  By Alex Baiocco   •  , ,

This piece originally appeared in the Washington Examiner on March 26, 2020.    What if the federal government dictated how much of your money you ...

Charlottesville’s Violence a Failure of Its Government

March 20, 2020   •  By David Keating   •  , ,

This piece originally appeared in The Wall Street Journal on March 20, 2020.    Former Charlottesville, Va., Mayor Michael Signer’s essay “How Free Speech ...

Voters Aren’t For Sale

March 13, 2020   •  By Brad Smith   •  , ,

This piece originally appeared in City Journal on March 12, 2020.    The political world is practically giddy at the failed campaigns of Michael ...

The Left has one problem with Trump’s FEC nominee: He’s a Republican

March 10, 2020   •  By Brad Smith   •  ,

This piece originally appeared in the Washington Examiner on March 10, 2020.    In politics, you’re often damned if you do and damned if ...

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