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November 13, 2016

Friends of the First Amendment file friend-of-the-court briefs

Financial regulators targeted Bob Bennie after he made unsavory comments about President Obama. Although Bennie spoke as a tea party activist, the regulators pressured Bennie’s employer to levy financial sanctions on him for sharing his political views. In a Supreme Court petition, PLF explained that the regulators’ actions violates ...

October 05, 2016

PLF asks the Supreme Court to protect First Amendment rights

America is a nation in which citizens can say what they think of politicians without retribution. Or at least that’s how it’s supposed to be. Bob Bennie, recognized by Barron’s Magazine as one of the most successful financial advisors in the nation, was an activist in the local tea party in Lincoln, Nebraska. A prominent Nebraska ...