Bob Frantz published CFFS Condemns White House Collusion with Big Tech; Government Text Surveillance in Press 2021-07-16 13:56:20 -0700
WH Spokesperson admitted to administration flagging Facebook posts opposing vaxx narrative
Mesa, AZ – The Biden administration on Thursday admitted to conspiring and colluding with social media giant Facebook to monitor, surveil, and when necessary suppress posts on the platform that the administration considers to be “disinformation” regarding the Wuhan Coronavirus, the rapidly spreading Delta variant, and the government’s attempt to coerce Americans into receiving the experimental Covid-19 vaccine.Read more
Bob Frantz published CFFS Lauds Jordan-led Campus Free Speech Caucus in defense of ‘canceled’ students in Press 2021-06-23 10:36:11 -0700
Ohio congressman partners with Young America’s Foundation in battling censorship on campus
Mesa, AZ – Decades of censorship of dissenting voices on far-left college campuses have forced millions of students into silence on matters of political ideology and American culture, and one high-ranking member of Congress is doing something about it.Read more
Bob Frantz published CFFS Launches Free Speech Reviews in Support of Mask-Free Businesses in Press 2021-06-03 15:03:13 -0700
First Amendment defenders provide directory of businesses opposed to mask tyranny
Mesa, AZ – Citizens for Free Speech (CFFS), a national leader in opposing restrictive face-mask mandates since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic in early 2020, has launched a new initiative aimed at supporting local businesses across the country that have defied unconstitutional government orders to require face coverings for customers and employees. The First Amendment advocacy group would like patriots in every state to fill their new national directory with the names of businesses willing to be identified as “Face-Friendly”, and supportive of the rights of patrons to ditch their restrictive face masks and breathe the clean air of freedom.Read more
Bob Frantz published CFFS Backs Corporations' Rights to Limit Politcal Speech in Workplace in Press 2021-05-12 12:58:36 -0700
Software, cryptocurrency companies among latest to limit ‘woke’ speech that limits productivity
Mesa, AZ – When Basecamp CEO Jason Fried announced to his company’s 60 employees on April 26 that political speech and debate would no longer be permitted on the company’s internal work communications system, he rightly expected some blowback. Modern technology companies are liberally staffed with progressive-minded millennials who have grown up believing in their inherent right to have their opinions recognized and respected, and Fried’s project management software company was no different. What he may not have expected, however, was a mass exodus of disillusioned employees who didn’t know how to process the fact that someone didn’t want to hear every political thought they had to say.Read more
The true meaning of the immortal words of Benjamin Franklin regarding liberty and security has been debated since he put quill to paper in 1775.
“Those who would give up essential liberty, to purchase a little temporary safety,” the founding father wrote, “deserve neither liberty nor safety.”
While historians and scholars have rarely come to agreement as to whether Franklin was referring to the actual suspension of civil liberties in the interest of protecting against potential invasions, or simply to taxes levied in order to fund defense against French and Indian attacks, the quote has taken on a universally accepted meaning in modern times: Our Constitutional rights must never be surrendered in the interest of protecting against threats, real or imagined.
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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",6,389 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.