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Above the Fold Free Speech

Failure can be a critical ingredient of success. We need to preserve a culture that allows people to try, fall on their faces, get back up, and try again. And when their risks pay off, that success should be rewarded.

Thomas J. Donohue
The U.S. Chamber's Tom Donohue defends free speech rights at a U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation event.
“We’re going to fight for everyone’s right to speak and even to voice controversial opinions without being tarred and feathered in the public square,” said the head of the U.S. Chamber.
Sean Hackbarth
Illustration of a caged bullhorn.
Organizations use tools like the index to attack companies for daring to speak out on public policy issues.
Sean Hackbarth
Pure Politics
It’s alarming to see that so many Senators supported limiting the First Amendment for partisan political purposes.
Sean Hackbarth

Ahead of the Senate’s procedural vote on the so-called “Democracy for All” amendment, the U.S. Chamber sent a Key Vote Alert as well as a coalition letter to members of Congress.

Sheryll Poe
Man with mouth covered by duct tape.
The Senate should be working on legislation that will grow the economy, not shrink Americans’ fundamental rights.
Sean Hackbarth
South lawn of the White House.
Effective immediately, the administration will no longer bar lobbyists from committees where they are appointed to represent the interests of nongovernmental entities or groups.
Lily Fu Claffee
Senator Harry Reid (D-NV)
When the Senate returns from its August recess, Senate Majority Leader Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) plans to have senators vote on limiting Americans’ First Amendment rights.
Sean Hackbarth