political speech

Democrats’ First Bill Attacks Free Speech Rights Of Conservatives

HR 1 would crush the free speech rights of conservatives by regulating political speech on the Internet, violating the privacy of advocacy groups and their supporters, compelling speakers to include lengthy government-mandated messages in their communications and creating a public financing system for congressional campaigns.

Tea party Fumes Over Campaign Finance Plan

Tarini Parti & Anna Palmer, Politico

Tea party activists attacked a campaign finance rider in the $1.1 trillion CRomnibus that they view as a sneaky power grab by estab. R's designed to undermine outside conservative groups. Ken Cuccinelli says 'the new limits only increase political speech for party insiders.' 

GWill: Sen. Dems Extremism Against Free Speech

George F. Will, Washington Post

Forty-eight members of the Dem. caucus attempted to do something never previously done: Amend the Bill of Rights. They tried to radically shrink 1st Amend. protection of political speech. They evidently think extremism in defense of the political class’s convenience is no vice.

Reid’s Crusade Against the Kochs Threatens Free Speech

Elizabeth Slattery, Heritage Foundation Blog

Harry Reid promised that the Senate will take up a proposed constitutional amendment this year that would radically alter the 1st Amend. Senate resolution 19 would allow Congress to limit fundraising and spending on election campaigns & indep. political speech.

REID WANTS CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO LIMIT POLITICAL SPEECH

Ken Klukowski, Breitbart

Harry Reid announced the Sen. Judiciary Comm. will hold a hearing on June 3 on amending the Constitution to limit political speech. If ultimately adopted, it would prohibit political speech of citizens and citizen groups such as the NRA.

The IRS Is the Problem

National Review Editors

Regulating political speech is not the IRS' job. The IRS does not inspire confidence as a practitioner of self-regulation, much less as a regulator of political speech.