The court’s new majority is being asked by billionaire Charles Koch’s nonprofits to expand on the notion that “money is speech.”
Snapshot of Secret Funding of Amicus Briefs Tied to Leonard Leo–Federalist Society Leader, Promoter of Amy Barrett
A new review of grant documents, first published on the dark web, provides a snapshot of how groups tied to Leonard Leo–the man who put Amy Barrett on President Trump’s list for the Supreme Court–have been secretly funded to file briefs with the Supreme Court to overturn U.S. laws, including the Affordable Care Act.
Who Is Capturing Our Courts (Wisconsin Edition)?
A last minute spending blitz by the RSLC in Wisconsin’s spring 2019 Supreme Court election played a key role in tipping the scales of the election in favor of Brian Hagedorn. Mere days after Leonard Leo’s Judicial Crisis Network gave $1 million to the group, it dropped $1.2 million in ads in just the final week of the election.
I Wrote Some of the Stolen Memos That Brett Kavanaugh Lied to the Senate About
He should be impeached, not elevated.
Trump Attacks on First Amendment Are Un-American
The Center for Media and Democracy joins more than 350 news outlets across the country in denouncing Trump’s attacks on a free press.
Bradley Foundation Fueled “Independent Women’s Forum” Campaign Against Paid Sick Leave Laws and More
The Bradley Foundation underwrote new efforts to undermine popular public policies that help women and families, such as paid sick leave laws through funding for the controversial Independent Women’s Forum.
Tucker Carlson’s Daily Caller Peddles Spin on Women’s Issues and More
Tucker Carlson’s Daily Caller routinely publishes stories peddling rightwing assertions about women’s economic security issues as news….
Don’t Let Them Smear Us as “Fake News”
Last night, ALEC posted an op-ed trying to smear CMD as “fake news,” a bogus attack from the Koch-backed corporate bill mill.
Breaking Good News: Truth-Telling Gets an Oscar Nod
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has nominated Ava DuVernay’s film “The 13th” for an Oscar!
Exxon Illegally Funded ALEC Under Tillerson’s Tenure, CMD Tells Committee
Written Statement of Lisa Graves on Behalf of the Center for Media and Democracy Submitted to the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.