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Cuomo hit on anti-speech “BDS” policy

Alexandria, VA – This morning, Center for Competitive Politics (CCP) Chairman Bradley A. Smith and President David Keating sent a letter to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo urging him to modify or rescind his Executive Order opposing the “BDS” campaign against Israel. The Order infringes on First Amendment speech rights. Here are excerpts from the letter: […]

Filed Under: Blog, Press Releases, Anti-"BDS" Policy, Bradley A. Smith, David keating, Executive Order No. 157, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, New York

Daily Caller: Supreme Court Should Take Voter Guide Case (In the News)

Luke Wachob The law has no benefits to justify these extreme costs. Voters gain nothing from knowing the identities of donors to groups that do not support candidates. These are not campaign donations. Without a link from money being spent to a candidate being benefitted, there’s no value in the data. Delaware likely knows that […]

Filed Under: In the News, Luke Wachob, Newsroom, Published Articles

Daily Media Links 6/16: The Climate Police Blink, Why a campaign finance pledge hasn’t gone far in US House race, and more…

In the News Daily Caller: Supreme Court Should Take Voter Guide Case Luke Wachob The law has no benefits to justify these extreme costs. Voters gain nothing from knowing the identities of donors to groups that do not support candidates. These are not campaign donations. Without a link from money being spent to a candidate […]

Filed Under: Daily Media Links

SCOTUS Blog: Petition of the day (In the News)

Kate Howard Delaware Strong Families v. Denn Issue: Whether a state’s interest in “increas[ing] . . . information concerning those who support the candidates,” Buckley v. Valeo, permits it to condition a charity’s publication of a nonpartisan voter education guide, which lists all candidates equally and makes no endorsements, upon the immediate and public disclosures […]

Filed Under: Current Case, Delaware Strong Families v. Biden Other Links, In the News, In the News Our Cases, Litigation Blog/Press Releases, Newsroom

Daily Media Links 6/15: House Votes to Ban IRS from Requiring Nonprofit Donor Lists, D.C.’s board of elections makes it shockingly easy to snoop on your fellow voters, and more…

In the News SCOTUS Blog: Petition of the day Kate Howard Delaware Strong Families v. Denn Issue: Whether a state’s interest in “increas[ing] . . . information concerning those who support the candidates,” Buckley v. Valeo, permits it to condition a charity’s publication of a nonpartisan voter education guide, which lists all candidates equally and […]

Filed Under: Daily Media Links

ICYMI: Former Obama Counsel Bauer on “Major” Disclosure Case at Supreme Court

“[Delaware Strong Families] has received little attention – far less than it should” Alexandria, VA – On the MoreSoftMoneyHardLaw.com blog, former White House Counsel to President Obama, Bob Bauer, writes about Delaware Strong Families v. Denn, which the Supreme Court will review on Thursday. The Center for Competitive Politics is representing Delaware Strong Families in the case. […]

Filed Under: Blog, Delaware Strong Families v. Biden Other Links, Press Releases, Bob Bauer, SCOTUSblog, Delaware

More Soft Money Hard Law: Again Before the Supreme Court: Can There Be “Issues Speech” During Campaigns? (In the News)

Bob Bauer The Supreme Court will soon decide whether to take up a major case about disclosure and this has received little attention—far less than it should. At issue is the clarification of how far government authority extends in requiring the disclosure of the financing of “issues speech”–speech or just information about candidates’ positions that […]

Filed Under: Current Case, Delaware Strong Families v. Biden Other Links, In the News, In the News Our Cases, Litigation Blog/Press Releases, Newsroom

Daily Media Links 6/14: Roskam IRS Free Speech Bill Will Stop the Next Lois Lerner, Standing by Their Man, and more…

CCP Letter in Support of H.R. 5053 (“Preventing IRS Abuse and Protecting Free Speech Act”) David Keating More specifically, the measure would eliminate an outdated and ineffective portion of the tax code (Form 990, Schedule B) that serves no legitimate function as a regulatory tool for the agency, puts the privacy of American citizens at […]

Filed Under: Daily Media Links

Daily Media Links 6/13: Hillary Clinton Used Leadership PAC as “Slush Fund” in 2008-09, Trump’s Fundraising Strategy Leaves Republican National Committee in Driver’s Seat, and more…

CCP Where’s the corruption in speaking to voters? Luke Wachob Perhaps more worrisome, however, were comments by Minnesota Senator Al Franken. From The Huffington Post: “Well-funded outside groups threatened to run ads and support challengers to Moran because of his statements, and he reversed himself to oppose hearings. ‘Doesn’t that appear like corruption? To anybody? […]

Filed Under: Daily Media Links

Cato Daily Podcast: Governor Cuomo’s Twin Stabs at Free Speech and Association (In the News)

Caleb Brown New York Governor Andrew Cuomo would have state agencies boycott those who would boycott Israel and he does his best to circumvent the Citizens United decision. David Keating of the Center for Competitive Politics comments. Listen…

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