Federal Judge Denies Injunction Against Florida PAC Statute - State and Federal Communications

November 2, 2010  •  

Federal Judge Denies Injunction Against Florida PAC Statute

The plaintiffs, four Sarasota, Florida residents seeking to pool their monetary resources to buy radio ads against a proposed state constitutional amendment on the November ballot, wanted to avoid registration as a political action committee and disclosure requirements required of their desired radio advertisement.

“This ruling means that our clients will not be able to speak freely in the 2010 election,” said Paul Sherman, attorney for The Institute for Justice, who represented the plaintiffs.

For the complete story, here are two articles:

Judge won’t block Fla. campaign law enforcement,” by Bill Kaczor in the Miami Herald.

Judge refuses to throw out political-committee requirement of campaign finance law,” from the Central Florida Political Pulse blog on the Orlando Sentinel.

Photo of the Old Florida Capitol building by Diligent Terrier on Wikipedia.

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