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Alt-Twitter and the Battle for Anonymous Political Speech

On April 6th, the Department of Homeland Security took the unusual – and likely illegal and unconstitutional – step of attempting to “unmask” the user of a pseudonymous Twitter account. The account, @ALT_uscis, was one of a collection that had sprung up over the past few months to protest the Trump administration’s handling of various […]

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ABC7: Independence Institute calls for government transparency, now suing for “privacy of its donors” (In the News)

“We are being transparent about who funded it; the Independence Institute,” said Caldara. “We have donors and investors and people who donate money to us. I wouldn’t know which one of thousands of donors you would want to know who gave. It comes out of our general fund.”   Caldara could have produced the ad and risked […]

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Independence Institute Sues Colorado

For more information on the case, check out our backgrounder and resource page!

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The Objective Standard: Speech Isn’t Free when Government Requires Speakers to Register and Report (In the News)

By Ari Armstrong Imagine how America’s Founders would have reacted if politicians had tried to force them to register with the government in order to speak their minds about politics. Needless to say, they would have acted decisively and quickly against such tyranny. But in many contexts today, under federal and state laws, people legally must […]

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Lawsuit challenges McCain-Feingold disclosure law

The Center for Competitive Politics today filed two lawsuits on behalf of a Colorado think tank saying that similar state and federal campaign finance disclosure laws are unconstitutional under the First Amendment. The Independence Institute wishes to run two ads: one asking Colorado Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennett to support a federal sentencing reform […]

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