Draft House Relief Bill Threatens First Amendment Rights

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March 24, 2020   •  By IFS Staff   •  ,

A draft House response to the coronavirus pandemic would order American businesses to sacrifice First Amendment rights in exchange for emergency relief. Businesses cannot ...

President Trump Nominates Trey Trainor to FEC

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March 4, 2020   •  By IFS Staff   •  ,

Washington, DC – The Institute for Free Speech released the following statement in response to today’s announcement that President Donald Trump has re-nominated attorney ...

New Jersey Agrees Not to Enforce Unconstitutional Anti-Privacy Law

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February 27, 2020   •  By IFS Staff   •  , ,

In a letter filed in federal court yesterday, New Jersey's Attorney General announced an agreement not to enforce a law requiring nonprofits to publicly ...

IFS Attorney Ryan Morrison to Testify on IRS Privacy Reform

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February 6, 2020   •  By IFS Staff   •  ,

Institute for Free Speech Attorney Ryan Morrison will testify before the IRS tomorrow morning concerning a proposed rulemaking to protect the personal information of ...

Chairman Bradley Smith Testimony: Citizens United Helps Democracy

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February 5, 2020   •  By IFS Staff   •  ,

Institute for Free Speech Chairman and former Federal Election Commission Chair Bradley A. Smith will testify Thursday morning before a House of Representatives subcommittee ...

Analysis: Citizens United Led to More Speech, Better Democracy

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January 16, 2020   •  By IFS Staff   •  ,

The Institute for Free Speech released an analysis today of the effects of the Supreme Court's 2010 decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. ...

IFS Asks Supreme Court to Halt California Demand for Nonprofit Donor Names

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December 19, 2019   •  By IFS Staff   •  , , ,

The Institute for Free Speech late yesterday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a California mandate requiring nonprofits and charitable organizations to report ...

Texas Anti-BDS Law is Unconstitutional Viewpoint-Based Discrimination

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December 9, 2019   •  By IFS Staff   •  , ,

A Texas law violates the First Amendment right to engage in political boycotts, according to an amicus brief filed late Friday by the Institute ...

Fourth Circuit Halts Maryland Online Speech Law

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December 6, 2019   •  By IFS Staff   •  , ,

The Institute for Free Speech released the following statement praising today's ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in ...

Supreme Court Expresses Doubt About Contribution Limits in Alaska and Five Other States

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November 25, 2019   •  By IFS Staff   •  , ,

The Institute for Free Speech released the following statement in response to today's opinion and remand by the U.S. Supreme Court on a First Amendment ...

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