Wisconsin law forbids coordination between third-party groups, such as O'Keefe's, and candidates only for express advocacy, and Randa said "it is undisputed'' that O'Keefe and his group engaged only in issue advocacy
Sham issue advocacy
is] really just a thing to get around this restriction, that they can't expressly advocate," Keating says.
Legislation that regulates or prohibits grassroots issue advocacy
violates the First Amendment because it is not narrowly tailored to achieve a compelling governmental interest.
Charitable organizations can engage in "issue advocacy
" by taking a position on issues, but must avoid issue advocacy
that functions as political campaign intervention.
ACHI is a health policy center that conducts evidence-based research, public issue advocacy
and collaborative program development.
And they are only allowed to spend 20 percent of their time and resources on issue advocacy
The network is no longer a "527" political advocacy group, but is now incorporated like most nonprofit groups with limited ability to conduct issue advocacy
and education efforts.
Forest products, pharmaceutical and media firms are especially exposed to public issue advocacy
includes the discussion of issues of public concern, the actions of governmental officials in office, and the positions of candidates on issues.
Darnell, who previously served as director of AFFI's communications department, is responsible for the communication of AFFI's positions on legislative and regulatory issues which impact the frozen food industry, as well as the management of the day-to-day responsibilities of AFFI's aggressive communications plan, which includes member communications, media relations, and issue advocacy
BCRA addressed the two biggest problems in the campaign finance system by banning the use of soft money in federal elections and placing new restrictions on candidate-specific issue advocacy
The meetings will be conducted by Issue Advocacy