The Goldwater Institute scored a major victory for residents and business owners in downtown Phoenix this morning when an Arizona trial court judge ruled that the city’s Super Bowl Censorship Ordinance violated thei...
An Arizona trial judge this morning issued an order barring the city of Phoenix from enforcing its Super Bowl censorship law—a city ordinance that forbids people from displaying signs without first getting permission ...
Censored…by the NFL? As Phoenix prepares to host Super Bowl LVII festivities next month, the city government has given the National Football League (NFL) the authority to censor signs on private property. But you sh...
Everyone has the right to support the causes they believe in without fear of harassment or retaliation. But that right is now under assault in Arizona from the recently passed Proposition 211. Today the Goldwater Institu...
Surveys show that student support for restrictive speech codes and speaker bans is at historic heights. Violent protests have shut down speakers on campuses across the country, and administrators are refusing to protect speakers’ and students’ First Amendment rights. Our nation’s precious tradition of freedom of speech is increasingly imperiled in universities and in society at large. Read about Goldwater’s plan to restore free speech on campus.
Nonprofit groups have the right to advocate for issues that are important to them without risking the privacy of their donors. But state and local governments – such as Santa Fe, Denver, and Tempe, Arizona – are increasingly forcing these groups to turn their donor lists over to the government whenever they communicate with voters about local ballot initiatives. Read about Goldwater’s work to defend donor privacy.
Government is increasingly violating the critical democratic right to speak out on political matters, by forcing people to engage in speech against their will. We’re in court in states across the country to fight back against laws that force people to contribute to political groups they disagree with. Read more about our work.
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As Washington continues to debate our healthcare system nationwide, there are reforms that can be enacted today to improve access..
The U.S. Constitution provides a basic minimum of protection for individual rights, while leaving states free to enact laws that..
From granting illegal subsidies to imposing needless regulations, government frequently oversteps its constitutional authority — wrongfully spending taxpayer dollars and..
Too many students are trapped in schools that don’t meet their needs, and parents are left without choices for their..
Goldwater is protecting a cornerstone of Americans’ liberty: the right to own and use their property as they see fit.
When government stands in the way of people who just want to pursue their career, Goldwater breaks down barriers to work.
Free speech is under attack in America. But Goldwater is leading the fight to protect Americans’ right to speak their minds.
Goldwater is unleashing innovation in healthcare, fighting to protect and expand patient choice, access, and affordability.
Anytime government threatens to trample the U.S. Constitution, Goldwater is ready to go to court to defend our rights.
Goldwater takes down cronyism, sweetheart deals, and government overreach so Americans are treated fairly and equally.
Goldwater is expanding school choice nationwide so families can get their children the education they deserve.
Parents have a right to know what's being taught in the classroom, and we're defending that right.
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