FEC: Comments Filed by CLC & Democracy 21 on Advisory Opinion Request 2012-11 (Free Speech)


Comments filed on behalf of the Campaign Legal Center and Democracy 21 with regard to Advisory Opinion Request (AOR) 2012-11, a request submitted on behalf of Free Speech, a “political organization” under 26 U.S.C. § 527 (2012) seeking the Commission’s opinion “whether its planned activities would force it to register and report as a ‘political committee’ and whether its speech might be deemed ‘express advocacy’ under Commission regulations.” AOR 2012-11 at 1.