New York’s complex laws restrict speech and advocacy

November 9, 2022   •  By Tiffany Donnelly   •  , , , ,

A new report says New York restricts more speech about government than any other state in the nation. The Institute for Free Speech, a ...

Washington state wages an unconstitutional war on political free speech

November 9, 2022   •  By Eric Wang   •  , ,

Washington’s prosecution of Meta and the resulting judgment is a miscarriage of justice. The unreasonable fine is the largest by far ever imposed for a campaign ...

DONNELLY: Wrong Politics? No Bank Account

October 28, 2022   •  By Tiffany Donnelly   •  , ,

In one of October’s most alarming yet underreported stories, the nonprofit National Committee for Religious Freedom (NCRF) claims that Chase abruptly closed its new account with ...

DONNELLY: PayPal’s Speech-Chilling Regulations Incentivize Financially Ruining Users To Squelch Dissent

October 14, 2022   •  By Tiffany Donnelly   •  ,

Online financial giant PayPal jumped on — then quickly jumped off — the bandwagon of companies using “misinformation” concerns to justify punishing speech. But they added ...

Big Tech’s court wins risk a big backlash against Section 230

August 8, 2022   •  By Brad Smith   •  ,

Within these victories, however, lie the seeds of disaster for the platforms — the possible repeal, or substantial alteration, of Section 230 of the ...

To prevent political violence, support for nonprofit groups should stay private

August 4, 2022   •  By Nathan Maxwell   •  , ,

For the latest demonstration of why people deserve a right to privacy when supporting nonprofit advocacy groups, look no further than the controversy surrounding ...

To Protect Free Speech, Social Media Platforms Must Stop their Overreach

August 3, 2022   •  By David Keating   •  ,

Assaults on the culture of free speech grow by the day. Unfortunately, much of the assault is coming from the major social media platforms. 

Sheldon Whitehouse’s DISCLOSE Act would not have prevented Jan. 6

June 27, 2022   •  By Eric Wang   •  , , , ,

This reflects either a remarkable ignorance of or a flat-out disregard for what those existing laws regulate. This is also why the DISCLOSE Act ...

Brian Benjamin case shows that small-donor matching systems incentivize fraud

June 20, 2022   •  By Tiffany Donnelly   •  ,

The U.S. Department of Justice claims ex-Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin went to criminal lengths to get his hands on a big pot of “matching” ...

10 Things for Elon Musk to Do at Twitter

May 9, 2022   •  By Brad Smith   •  ,

If Mr. Musk is serious about making the social-media behemoth a force for free speech, here are 10 things he can do:

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