Free Speech Rights of Publicly Funded Candidates Upheld by Connecticut Supreme Court

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May 20, 2024   •  By IFS Staff   •  , ,

The decision, years in the making, affirms that candidates have a First Amendment right to discuss issues and policies without fear of penalty for ...

Moms for Liberty Secures Victory for Free Speech in Yolo County

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May 14, 2024   •  By IFS Staff   •  , ,

The recently-won settlement ensures that Yolo County (CA) Public Library can’t silence views that conflict with library officials’ ideology

Parents Sue to Stop NYC Education Officials’ Assault on Free Speech

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March 27, 2024   •  By IFS Staff   •  , ,

The lawsuit, filed by Institute for Free Speech attorneys, aims to halt viewpoint discrimination by New York City public schools

Gays Against Groomers and Rocky Mountain Women’s Network Sue to Protect Right to Speak on Trans Bills

March 27, 2024   •  By IFS Staff   •  , ,

Attorneys for the Institute for Free Speech filed the lawsuit after Colorado lawmakers silenced and chilled speech during recent public hearings on “Tiara’s Law”

Institute for Free Speech Urges Sixth Circuit to Protect Free Political Speech in the Form of Coordinated Political Party Expenditures

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March 12, 2024   •  By IFS Staff   •  ,

The brief argues that limits on such expenditures violate the First Amendment because the rule is not narrowly tailored to prevent quid pro quo ...

Ninth Circuit Vacates Denial of Preliminary Injunction in Portland State University Professor Bruce Gilley’s Free Speech Case

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March 8, 2024   •  By IFS Staff   •  ,

The Institute for Free Speech brought the case on Gilley’s behalf after the University of Oregon Division of Equity and Inclusion blocked him on ...

Moms for Liberty and Institute for Free Speech Ask Sixth Circuit to Protect First Amendment Rights at School Board Meetings

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March 4, 2024   •  By IFS Staff   •  , , ,

The Institute has just filed an appeal brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit to challenge unconstitutional policies that chill ...

Institute for Free Speech Urges Supreme Court to Establish Bright-Line Rule to Protect Political Speech from Censorship

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February 9, 2024   •  By IFS Staff   •  , ,

The brief says the First Amendment generally prohibits the government from privately soliciting removal of lawful political speech

Journalist Laura Belin Scores Fast Victory in Longstanding Dispute over Denial of Press Credentials

January 24, 2024   •  By IFS Staff   •  , ,

After years of refusing to grant Belin credentials despite her extensive career, the Iowa House Chief Clerk relented within days after the filing of ...

Journalist Laura Belin Sues Iowa House Clerk over Denial of Press Credentials

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January 19, 2024   •  By IFS Staff   •  , ,

The Iowa House Chief Clerk has repeatedly denied credentials even though Belin qualifies under the credential criteria.

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