Protecting donor privacy in the COVID-19 era

April 1, 2020

As organizations move their day-to-day communications to video conferencing services in response to the COVID-19 pandemic that is impacting every corner of the United States, it's important to be aware of the privacy policies of the technology platforms being used to stay connected with employees, board members, customers, and stakeholders. Read More

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Citizen Privacy Under Attack During Coronavirus Pandemic

March 30, 2020

Activists and elected officials who are opposed to citizen privacy are attempting to take advantage of the current crisis to advance their anti-free speech agenda. Last week, Congressional Democrats unsuccessfully attempted to insert regulations that would limit First Amendment rights into the CARES Act. Read More

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Donor disclosure law blocked in New Jersey

March 20, 2020

Earlier this month, Judge Brian Martinotti of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey granted a permanent injunction that bars New Jersey from enforcing S. 150, a state law that would have required certain nonprofit organizations to disclosure information about their donors. The law was challenged in court by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Americans for Prosperity, and the Illinois Opportunity Project. Read More

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West Virginia is the most recent state to protect citizen privacy!

March 11, 2020

Earlier this month, Governor Jim Justice signed the Protect Our Right to Unite Act, making West Virginia the third state to sign critical citizen privacy legislation into law. The legislation received wide bipartisan support that included groups such as the West Virginia chapters of the American Civil Liberties Union and Americans for Prosperity. Read More

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