Update and Fundraising Appeal with Matching Donor

Update and Fundraising Appeal with Matching Donor

By Glen Allen, Esq., FEF President Since its inception, FEF has made steady progress toward fulfilling its mission of providing moral, financial, and legal support to those who have been harmed from the exercise of their rights of free expression. FEF now has an exciting opportunity to accelerate that progress: a generous donor has agreed to match donations to FEF…

FEF’s Bill of Rights Day Message and Fundraising Appeal

FEF’s Bill of Rights Day Message and Fundraising Appeal

From Glen Allen, Esq., FEF President We all, I hope, have heroes. Near the pinnacle in my hierarchy of heroes is a diminutive, soft-spoken man with gigantic intellect, scholarship, vision, and integrity:  James Madison.  Academics and a significant part of the American public recognize that Madison was the primary draftsman of the Constitution, which was written in 1787 and ratified…

Fourth Circuit Appeal Filed in Unite the Right Rally Free Speech Case

Fourth Circuit Appeal Filed in Unite the Right Rally Free Speech Case

Article by FEF Staff Last month, FEF Chief Legal Officer Glen Allen, acting as appellate counsel for Dissident Right activist Warren Balogh, filed the opening appellate brief in Balogh’s lawsuit against Virginia authorities relating to their handling of the historic 2017 Unite the Right (“UTR”) rally in Charlottesville. In Balogh’s  initial pro se complaint he alleged, among other things, that…

Litigation Commenced Against Radical Antifa Doxxer

Litigation Commenced Against Radical Antifa Doxxer

This week, Free Expression Foundation co-founder and Chief Legal Officer, Glen Allen, together with local counsel, filed a Federal lawsuit in Washington state against infamous “antifascist” activist, David Capito. The suit has been filed on behalf of several individuals Capito allegedly maliciously doxxed in late 2021. The six-count complaint alleges that Mr. Capito, who changed his name to the exotic…

Complaints Against Abusive Nonprofits

Complaints Against Abusive Nonprofits

The anti-American nonprofit world has long been a problem for advocates of traditional American values. Today, unfortunately, its universe is bigger and more influential than ever. The Internal Revenue Code requires nonprofit organizations to adhere to certain legal strictures in order to benefit from the nonprofit, tax-free status such organizations enjoy. This includes numerous prohibited activities such as engaging in…

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…

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…

FEF Files Amicus Brief in U.S. Supreme Court

FEF Files Amicus Brief in U.S. Supreme Court

FEF’s supporters will recall that the Department of Justice has two ongoing prosecutions against members of the Rise Above Movement (“RAM”).  One was commenced in Charlottesville, Virginia; the other, in San Francisco, California. Both have now reached the Circuit Court of Appeal level, one in the Fourth Circuit and the other in the Ninth Circuit. Both circuit courts have ruled…

Oral Argument Held In Fourth Circuit Appeal Of Allen v. Beirich And SPLC Dismissal

Oral Argument Held In Fourth Circuit Appeal Of Allen v. Beirich And SPLC Dismissal

On Tuesday, January 26, 2021, Glen Allen argued his SPLC appeal in the Fourth Circuit before Judges Motz, Agee, and Keenan. This oral argument, including both sides, is about 40 minutes long. Here is an audio of the argument: https://www.ca4.uscourts.gov/OAarchive/mp3/19-2419-20210126.mp3 The judges seemed to have read the briefs and asked appropriate questions, including some rather difficult ones for the SPLC’s…

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