The Los Angeles Times reports:
The Supreme Court on Thursday extended new privacy rights to conservative charities that raise money in California, ruling they may not be required to reveal their big donors to the California attorney general.
The justices by a 6-3 vote ruled the forced disclosures violate the freedom of association that is protected by the 1st Amendment. This is particularly so, the court said, because conservative groups and their donors fear they will be the target of harassment by left-leaning opponents.
The new ruling overturns an anti-fraud policy that was first enforced under former California Atty. General Kamala Harris, now the vice president.
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Breaking: The Supreme Court extended new privacy rights to conservative charities that raise money in California, ruling they may not be required to reveal their big donors to the California attorney general. https://t.co/b8U6XjoxOr
— Los Angeles Times (@latimes) July 1, 2021
SCOOP from @andrewperezdc: “Dark money” group that spent millions to confirm Trump’s Supreme Court picks in SCOTUS fights was funded by a $14.25 MILLION mystery donor—and now has a new fictitious name for a 7-figure “anti-critical race theory” ad campaign https://t.co/4DJQYq8LPs pic.twitter.com/7JySYlp0Wc
— Anna Massoglia (@annalecta) June 29, 2021
BREAKING: The Supreme Court has struck down a California law requiring nonprofits to disclose their large donors with the state — siding with rich donors and their desire to remain anonymous.https://t.co/5vj20FVjqZ
— NPR (@NPR) July 1, 2021