FEF Launches New Initiative to Help January 6 Defendants

FEF Launches New Initiative to Help January 6 Defendants

As freedom-loving Americans who see through media distortions must know – and as FEF has discussed in several prior posts – the government’s barbarous mistreatment of the January 6 Defendants is a national disgrace. Attorneys affiliated with FEF, despite many attempts, have not yet succeeded in getting directly involved in helping these victims of government overreach, although FEF has been…

What Are The January 6th Capital Demonstrators Accused Of?

What Are The January 6th Capital Demonstrators Accused Of?

by Andrew Allen, Esq. One year later, the events of January 6, 2021 remain wildly confusing. And the tendentious and inaccurate reporting by the media has not helped. The Associated Press calls the event “the most sustained attack on the seat of American democracy since the War of 1812.” Other outlets continue to label the event “The deadly insurrection by…

Commentary and Analysis: The Sines v. Kessler Lawfare Jury Verdict

Commentary and Analysis: The Sines v. Kessler Lawfare Jury Verdict

by Glen Allen, Esq. As I stated in my November 19, 2021 article, in my view – what I think is the view of any impartial person – the Sines v. Kessler litigation is ideological lawfare. On November 24, 2021, the jury reached a verdict in that case. I now offer some initial thoughts about that verdict, with the caveat that many critical motions and…

The Sines v. Kessler Lawfare Litigation: A National and Historic Disgrace

The Sines v. Kessler Lawfare Litigation: A National and Historic Disgrace

by Glen Allen, Esq. The word and concept of “lawfare” – sometimes defined as “law as a weapon of war” — gained popular usage about three decades ago in the context of international military operations. It has, however, apt application to certain types of domestic litigation, which is surely not surprising given the increasingly bellicose and irrepressible culture wars that…

FEF Files Amicus Curiae Brief with Supreme Court Challenging Use of Anti-Riot Act

FEF Files Amicus Curiae Brief with Supreme Court Challenging Use of Anti-Riot Act

The following is the text of the Amicus Curiae (Friend of the Court) brief filed with the United States Supreme Court by Free Expression Foundation lawyers on October 25. The brief presents a direct and so far ignored rationale for striking down the 1968 Anti-Riot Act. It also proposes a simple solution to the multitude of problems created by recent…

Short-Sighted Politics With Long-Term Consequences: Black Activism, The 1960S, And The Creation Of The Anti-Riot Act

Short-Sighted Politics With Long-Term Consequences: Black Activism, The 1960S, And The Creation Of The Anti-Riot Act

by Andrew Allen, Esq. The Anti-Riot Act of 1968 is a dangerous law and, for many reasons, is unconstitutional. After lying dormant for decades, 18 U.S.C. §2101 and §2102 were resurrected by the Justice Department in 2018 to prosecute four young men in California and four other young men in Virginia. The California defendants had scuffled with Antifa members at…

The Political Rally Survival Guide: Five Things to Keep in Mind When Attending a Public Event

The Political Rally Survival Guide: Five Things to Keep in Mind When Attending a Public Event

The Free Expression Foundation neither endorses nor condemns the rally scheduled to be held in Washington, DC, on September 18. Furthermore, we are not affiliated with any organization or individuals that are putting the event together. However, we believe strongly in the rights of all Americans to protest and seek redress from the government for grievances in a peaceful fashion….

Summary of State Laws Protecting Political Dissidents Against Discrimination

Summary of State Laws Protecting Political Dissidents Against Discrimination

If you are a political dissident and have experienced employment-based adverse treatment (including threats) because of your beliefs, the Free Expression Foundation may be able to provide you with important legal information to help you fight back.  One source of your legal rights may be your employment contract, if you have one. This includes collective bargaining employment contracts such as…

The Reichstag Fire Gambit — How America’s Left is Borrowing from Hitler’s Playbook

The Reichstag Fire Gambit — How America’s Left is Borrowing from Hitler’s Playbook

The exploitation of the so-called “insurrection” at the Capitol on January 6th calls to mind one of history’s most notorious events: The Reichstag Fire that changed Adolf Hitler from being Germany’s chancellor to being Germany’s Führer. On the night of February 27, 1933, the parliamentary building in Berlin — the Reichstag — went up in flames. It was obvious from…

End of content

End of content