political free speech

A Costly Way to Limit Free Speech

Ed Feulner, Washington Times

What was true in 1798 and 1976 remains true in 2014. Bans on money are bans on speech, and every American’s right to speak freely should be given the fullest protection possible under the Constitution. Limit campaign spending, and we’ll all pay the price.

Democrats Pushing Constitutional Amendment to Change Bill of Rights

Greg Campbell, Tea Party News Network

The Dems’ effort selectively carves-out which parts of the First Amendment serves their purposes and which do not. Leaving MSNBC and CNN free rein to carry their messages, Democrats seek to squash the efforts of big and small donors alike.

IRS Gives 'Death Penalty' to Conservative Critic

Mark J. Fitzgibbons, American Thinker

When the IRS revokes tax-exempt status of a 501(c)(3) organization, the sanction is considered so severe that tax practitioners refer to it as the “death penalty.”

IRS Revokes Conservative Org’s Tax-Exempt Status Over Anti-Clinton Statements

Jessica Chasmar, The Washington Times

The IRS has revoked the tax-exempt status of a conservative charity, The Patrick Henry Center for Individual Liberty, for making statements critical of Hillary Rodham Clinton and John Kerry.

A New, More Sinister IRS Scandal

J. Christian Adams, PJ Media

Democrats and leftists at the Justice Dept, the Senate, and the IRS discussed jailing political opponents. Just wait until the American people learn more about the modern American version of history’s speech regulators.

IRS Doubles Down on Lawbreaking w/ Regulation to Kill Free Speech

Mark J. Fitzgibbons, Washington Examiner

The IRS' illegal conduct has a scope and breadth that is unsurpassed, making it the biggest lawbreaker in the nonprofit arena. Proposed regulations from the IRS for 501(c)(4) "social welfare organizations" would censor speech such as legislative scorecards, voter registrations and get-out-the-vote projects.

Why Do Liberals Want to Suppress Political Speech?

Michael Barone, Washington Examiner

"Some of us are old enough to remember when liberals’ response to speech they disagreed with was: more speech. The reflexive response of many liberals today seems to be: shut it down."