Utah Taxpayers Association v. Cox

Utah Policy: Lawsuit Says Utah Law Violates the First Amendment (In the News)

“Utah’s House Bill 43 has already had a chilling effect on free speech in Utah, which is exactly why we are representing these organizations in federal court,” Dickerson added. “Utah’s law is so overbroad that our clients are concerned that participating in any public debate could destroy the privacy of their donors, many of whom […]

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Lawsuit Says Utah Law Violates the First Amendment

Alexandria, VA – The Center for Competitive Politics (CCP), America’s largest nonprofit working to promote and defend First Amendment rights to free political speech, assembly, and petition, announced today that it has filed a lawsuit to declare unconstitutional a recent Utah law requiring nonprofits that engage in advocacy to report the private information of their supporters […]

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Litigation Backgrounder: Utah Taxpayers Association, et al. v. Cox, et al.

The Issue in Brief When the state decides to regulate the speech of citizen groups, it must specify in an understandable way what speech triggers regulation and detailed reporting to the government. Even if the state does this correctly, does it have the power to force groups that spend only a small portion of their […]

Filed Under: Utah Taxpayers Association v. Cox, Utah