Free Speech Issues

NRLC letter to House of Representatives in opposition to restoration of the so-called "Fairness Doctrine" - June 28, 2007


Congress Daily: House Judiciary Committee rejects Meehan Amendment [PDF] - May 17, 2007


NRLC letter to U.S. House of Representatives analyzing and opposing Meehan Amendment to regulate grassroots "lobbying" [PDF] - May 4, 2007


Roll Call: "Citizens don't need 'protection' from grassroots 'lobbying'." Joint opinion piece by NRLC Legislative Director Douglas Johnson and ACLU Washington Legislative Office Director Caroline Fredrickson - May 10, 2007.


NRLC, 39 other groups send letter opposing Meehan bill to regulate grassroots "lobbying" [PDF] - May 7, 2007


Grassroots lobby disclosure draws fire [PDF] - May 2, 2007


NRLC letter to U.S. House: reject Meehan proposal to curb "grassroots lobbying" - May 1, 2007


Oral arguments before Supreme Court held in Wisconsin Right to Life v. FEC - April 25, 2007


NRLC rebuttal to e-mail sent by Democracy 21 President Fred Wertheimer to members of the U.S. House of Representatives - March 14, 2007


Congressman Waxman advances grave new threat to citizens' 'right to petition' government officials (H.R. 984) [PDF] - February 20, 2007 [View the bill (H.R. 984) in PDF]


Elitist special-interest groups press Congress to curb "grassroots lobbying," as NRLC fights back - February 1, 2007


Senate passes NRLC-backed Bennett Amendment, 55-43 - January 18, 2007


NRLC letter to U.S. Senate against regulation of so-called "grassroots lobbying" - January 16, 2007


Letter from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) to the U.S. Senate in support of the Bennett Amendment [PDF] - January 17, 2007