We are a national movement of ordinary citizens, defending Free Speech and fighting tyranny at the local level
CFFS is the premier national advocacy, training, and networking organization for local activists who are ready to exercise their First Amendment rights in a strategic and responsible manner to effect meaningful policy changes in their local cities, towns and communities.
We equip our nation of defenders to push back on all attacks against the First Amendment, including the expression of religion, censorship in the press, the right to assemble, and the right to engage with elected officials.
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Laws are the primary line of defense for protecting the First Amendment. Our members can help support or oppose legislation that directly impacts free speech in America. We actively track bills and other regulations throughout the country on the local, state, and national levels. Sign up for alerts to know when to contact your representatives to make your voice heard.
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Connect with activists across the country to share news, information, and resources on our networking and e-learning platform, Local Activist. Teams and organizations can create “Freedom Pods” using the group feature to plan, coordinate, and manage documents and information in a private and secure online space free of censorship.
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DEFEND YOUR CIVIL LIBERTIES
SIGN THE PETITION
WHEREAS we recognize the seriousness of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the need to take strong personal actions to combat its contagion and also the need for local communities to provide for adequate medical care for those who are infected,
WHEREAS Governors, mayors and county sheriffs across the nation are declaring states of emergency under the guise of protecting the public from the coronavirus,
WHEREAS these emergencies have been declared without respect to Civil Liberties contained in the First, Second and Fourth Amendments,
WHEREAS the right to peaceable assembly has been nullified by limiting to very small groups and in some cases declaring that violators will be fined and/or incarcerated,
WHEREAS churches are being forced to abandon physical assemblies in favor of online broadcasting that is not available to a vast number of smaller churches in America,
WHEREAS businesses are being forced out of business because of mandated closure for indefinite periods of time,
WHEREAS the Second Amendment is being violated when government executives, using unchecked power granted them to combat the spread of the Coronavirus, use that power to deny citizens their right to purchase arms and/or ammunition,
WHEREAS the Fourth Amendment is being violated when citizens are not secure "in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures [that] shall not be violated",
WHEREAS all of these actions are preventing citizens from exercising their Unalienable Rights as guaranteed in the Declaration of Independence, including the right to Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness,
WHEREAS all elected leaders take an oath of office to "support and defend the Constitution of the United States",6,427 signatures
THEREFORE the signers of this petition demand that all civil and/or elected officials who have issued any type of executive order or emergency declaration in relation to the coronavirus, rescind any and all orders that violate any portion of the Bill of Rights. including the First, Second and Fourth Amendments. Furthermore, we demand that all future orders will not violate the U.S. Constitution and that oversight be exercised to ensure that this does not happen either intentionally or inadvertently.
THEREFORE the signers of this petition also pledge to hold any and all civil or elected officials personally accountable to remedy this demand in the most timely and expedient manner.