Coalition Statement Supporting the Right to Protest During the Pandemic

April 16, 2020   •  By IFS Staff   •  , ,

Dissent and protest are protected by the First Amendment to the Constitution. These rights are fundamental to our democracy and cannot be sacrificed even, ...

House Draft COVID-19 Emergency Bill Contains Hidden Threats to First Amendment Rights

March 24, 2020   •  By Zac Morgan   •  , ,

Yesterday, Democratic leadership in the House of Representatives unveiled a draft bill ostensibly intended to address the economic damage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Comments to IRS on Notice 2017-73

February 13, 2020   •  By David Keating   •  , , ,

PDF of comments available here Via U.S. and Electronic Mail Charles P. Rettig, Commissioner Internal Revenue Service CC:PA:LPD:PR (Notice 2017-73) Room 5203 P.O. Box ...

Testimony of Bradley A. Smith Before the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties

February 5, 2020   •  By Brad Smith   •  , ,

Hyperbole and charged rhetoric aside, what was Citizens United actually about? Quite simply, on January 21, 2010, the Supreme Court struck down a law ...

Supplemental Comments to IRS on REG-102508-16

December 9, 2019   •  By Allen Dickerson   •  , ,

The Institute for Free Speech respectfully submits the following supplemental comments in support of the proposed rule updating the information reporting regulations under Section ...

Coalition Letter on Civil Rights Concerns about Social Media Monitoring by Law Enforcement

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November 6, 2019   •  By IFS Staff   •  , ,

Often covert and conducted without oversight, social media surveillance gives law enforcement agencies the ability to monitor and archive information on millions of people’s ...

Comments to IRS on REG-102508-16

November 4, 2019   •  By Allen Dickerson   •  , ,

The Institute for Free Speech respectfully submits the following comments in support of the proposed rule updating the information reporting regulations under Section 6033. ...

Comments to FEC on REG 2019-01

September 30, 2019   •  By David Keating   •  , ,

The Institute for Free Speech respectfully submits the following comments regarding the Notification of Availability on a Petition for Rulemaking to amend the definition ...

Letter to Arizona Department of Child Safety Concerning Ban on Parental Criticism of Agency Actions

July 23, 2019   •  By David Keating   •  , , ,

I write in response to a recent Arizona Republic article that reports at least one instance where your office has instructed a parent to ...

Comments to FEC in Support of AOR 2019-12 (Area 1 Security, Inc. II)

June 24, 2019   •  By Allen Dickerson   •  ,

The Federal Election Commission has the opportunity to clarify that candidate and party committees may make use of any commercially-available tool at its commercially-available ...

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