Oral argument on Seattle’s “democracy voucher” program

This Friday will be a big day for the First Amendment: a court will hear oral argument in Elster v. City of Seattle, PLF’s challenge to Seattle’s “democracy voucher” program. This is … ›

Can government force you to pay for someone else’s expression?

Think on these three statements: A law forbids you from posting a sign that says, “Vote for Voldemort.” A law forces you to post a sign that says, “Vote for Voldemort.” … ›

Supreme Court denies cert in Minority TV free speech case

Today the Supreme Court denied cert in a First Amendment challenge to the FCC’s ban on certain types of paid advertising on public television stations. The ban prohibits commercials for … ›

PLF asks US Supreme Court to hear broadcasters out

For years, FCC has prohibited public broadcasters from showing paid advertisements by for-profit entities or political candidates.  So when Minority TV—a non-profit channel out of San Francisco—aired advertisements for Korean … ›

Pres. Obama: the Individual Mandate is not a tax

It’s very revealing that, five months after the Supreme Court’s Obamacare decision, President Obama himself still does not endorse the decision that supposedly upheld the constitutionality of the law. Ever … ›

The media has shamefully distorted Citizens United

Color me surprised.

First Amendment victory

Author:  Damien M. Schiff Today the Supreme Court handed down a landmark victory for free speech protections.  In Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission, the Court (in an opinion authored … ›

Fighting for political speech in the Supreme Court

Author:  Damien M. Schiff Last week, PLF filed a friend-of-the-court brief in support of the appellant in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. Citizens United, a conservative nonprofit corporation that … ›

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Oral argument on Seattle’s “democracy voucher” program

This Friday will be a big day for the First Amendment: a court will hear oral argument in Elster v. City of Seattle, PLF’s challenge to Seattle’s “democracy voucher” program. This is … ›

Can government force you to pay for someone else’s expression?

Think on these three statements: A law forbids you from posting a sign that says, “Vote for Voldemort.” A law forces you to post a sign that says, “Vote for Voldemort.” … ›

Supreme Court denies cert in Minority TV free speech case

Today the Supreme Court denied cert in a First Amendment challenge to the FCC’s ban on certain types of paid advertising on public television stations. The ban prohibits commercials for … ›

PLF asks US Supreme Court to hear broadcasters out

For years, FCC has prohibited public broadcasters from showing paid advertisements by for-profit entities or political candidates.  So when Minority TV—a non-profit channel out of San Francisco—aired advertisements for Korean … ›

Pres. Obama: the Individual Mandate is not a tax

It’s very revealing that, five months after the Supreme Court’s Obamacare decision, President Obama himself still does not endorse the decision that supposedly upheld the constitutionality of the law. Ever … ›

The media has shamefully distorted Citizens United

Color me surprised.

First Amendment victory

Author:  Damien M. Schiff Today the Supreme Court handed down a landmark victory for free speech protections.  In Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission, the Court (in an opinion authored … ›

Fighting for political speech in the Supreme Court

Author:  Damien M. Schiff Last week, PLF filed a friend-of-the-court brief in support of the appellant in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. Citizens United, a conservative nonprofit corporation that … ›

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Oral argument on Seattle’s “democracy voucher” program

This Friday will be a big day for the First Amendment: a court will hear oral argument in Elster v. City of Seattle, PLF’s challenge to Seattle’s “democracy voucher” program. This is … ›

Can government force you to pay for someone else’s expression?

Think on these three statements: A law forbids you from posting a sign that says, “Vote for Voldemort.” A law forces you to post a sign that says, “Vote for Voldemort.” … ›

Supreme Court denies cert in Minority TV free speech case

Today the Supreme Court denied cert in a First Amendment challenge to the FCC’s ban on certain types of paid advertising on public television stations. The ban prohibits commercials for … ›

PLF asks US Supreme Court to hear broadcasters out

For years, FCC has prohibited public broadcasters from showing paid advertisements by for-profit entities or political candidates.  So when Minority TV—a non-profit channel out of San Francisco—aired advertisements for Korean … ›

Pres. Obama: the Individual Mandate is not a tax

It’s very revealing that, five months after the Supreme Court’s Obamacare decision, President Obama himself still does not endorse the decision that supposedly upheld the constitutionality of the law. Ever … ›

The media has shamefully distorted Citizens United

Color me surprised.

First Amendment victory

Author:  Damien M. Schiff Today the Supreme Court handed down a landmark victory for free speech protections.  In Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission, the Court (in an opinion authored … ›

Fighting for political speech in the Supreme Court

Author:  Damien M. Schiff Last week, PLF filed a friend-of-the-court brief in support of the appellant in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. Citizens United, a conservative nonprofit corporation that … ›

Oral argument on Seattle’s “democracy voucher” program

This Friday will be a big day for the First Amendment: a court will hear oral argument in Elster v. City of Seattle, PLF’s challenge to Seattle’s “democracy voucher” program. This is … ›

Can government force you to pay for someone else’s expression?

Think on these three statements: A law forbids you from posting a sign that says, “Vote for Voldemort.” A law forces you to post a sign that says, “Vote for Voldemort.” … ›

Supreme Court denies cert in Minority TV free speech case

Today the Supreme Court denied cert in a First Amendment challenge to the FCC’s ban on certain types of paid advertising on public television stations. The ban prohibits commercials for … ›

PLF asks US Supreme Court to hear broadcasters out

For years, FCC has prohibited public broadcasters from showing paid advertisements by for-profit entities or political candidates.  So when Minority TV—a non-profit channel out of San Francisco—aired advertisements for Korean … ›

Pres. Obama: the Individual Mandate is not a tax

It’s very revealing that, five months after the Supreme Court’s Obamacare decision, President Obama himself still does not endorse the decision that supposedly upheld the constitutionality of the law. Ever … ›

The media has shamefully distorted Citizens United

Color me surprised.

First Amendment victory

Author:  Damien M. Schiff Today the Supreme Court handed down a landmark victory for free speech protections.  In Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission, the Court (in an opinion authored … ›

Fighting for political speech in the Supreme Court

Author:  Damien M. Schiff Last week, PLF filed a friend-of-the-court brief in support of the appellant in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. Citizens United, a conservative nonprofit corporation that … ›