Citizen Outreach v. Miller Opening Brief

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Daily Media Links 5/23: Democrats vs. Free Speech, Proposed Rules on Tax-Exempt Groups Face Revision, and more…

Amending the First Amendment The Weekly Standard: Democrats vs. Free Speech By Terry Eastland In the lead opinion in McCutcheon, Chief Justice John Roberts said that the equality rationale is “not an acceptable government objective.” The reason it is not, he pointed out, is the First Amendment, which states that “Congress shall make no law .  .  . […]

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Wall Street Journal: Good News in the Proxy Wars (In the News)

The Wall Street Journal’s editorial board writes: Mr. Freed works with political investor groups like Walden Asset Management and Trillium that own shares but whose real purpose is to put proposals on the proxy ballot. The proposals are backed by the AFL-CIO and SEIU, which want to shut down political competition from business groups. Also providing public harassment […]

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Washington Post: State campaign finance laws are on borrowed time (In the News)

By George Will The court has repeatedly held that prevention of quid pro quo corruption (contributions purchasing specific favors) or the appearance of it is the only permissible reason for contribution limits. And the court has repeatedly stressed that “leveling the playing field” — equalizing candidates’ quantities of permissible political speech — is an impermissible […]

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Boston Globe: How political insiders control the ballot (In the News)

By Jeff Jacoby There are plenty of reasons why voters in Michigan’s 13th congressional district might want to usher Conyers into retirement. The man is 85, he has been in Congress for half a century, and in recent years he has compiled an embarrassing record of ethical lapses and controversies. He is often visibly befuddled. […]

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Daily Media Links 5/22: Pressure group letter to IRS on Crossroads GPS misstates the law, is inappropriate, The Move to Amend & Leahy’s Upcoming Senate Hearing, and more…

CCP Pressure group letter to IRS on Crossroads GPS misstates the law, is inappropriate Alexandria, VA – In a letter to the Internal Revenue Service sent today, the Center for Competitive Politics (CCP) criticized a recent letter sent jointly by Democracy 21 and the Campaign Legal Center (CLC) urging the IRS to deny tax-exempt status as a social welfare group […]

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Citizen Outreach v. Miller Opening Brief

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The Legislative Gazette: Conservative party puts legislators on alert over campaign finance issue (In the News)

By MATTHEW DONDIEGO Citing a 2011 report from the Center for Competitive Politics, the memo insists “the abuse of public funds is so severe and the record of corrupt practices and other misdeeds are so rampant, particularly in the city of New York, that such a system cannot possibly live up to the ‘clean’ moniker that has been […]

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Voice of America: Supreme Court Fuels Money Surge in US Politics (In the News)

“Basically money helps people speak.  So yes, money isn’t speech, but money helps buy speech,” says David Keating, president of The Center for Competitive Politics, a group that seeks to expand First Amendment rights to free expression.  “People ought to be able to spend whatever they want saying what they want to other people in […]

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Daily Media Links 5/21: Conservative party puts legislators on alert over campaign finance issue, Application for section 501(c)(4) status by Crossroads GPS, and more…

In the News Voice of America: Supreme Court Fuels Money Surge in US Politics “Basically money helps people speak.  So yes, money isn’t speech, but money helps buy speech,” says David Keating, president of The Center for Competitive Politics, a group that seeks to expand First Amendment rights to free expression.  “People ought to be able […]

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