U.S. Supreme Court Protects Nonprofit Grassroots Lobbying

The U.S. Supreme Court released a decision protecting the right of nonprofits to engage in issue advocacy around the time of an election, primary, or convention. In a 5-4 decision written by Chief Justice Roberts, the Court found that a federal law limiting electioneering communications was unconstitutional when applied to grassroots lobbying by nonprofits — a victory for nonprofit lobbying rights. The Federal Election Commission is revising its rules to incorporate this decision.

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