Week in Review: Taking a stand for free speech in Louisiana

Imagine being forced to pay for political speech that is the opposite of everything you stand for. That’s a violation of your First Amendment rights, and it’s a practice that’s happening all across the country. The Goldwater Institute is taking a stand. In Louisiana and 29 other states, some people—those who practice law—are being denied their rights not to speak, not to associate with a group against their will and not to pay for others’ political advocacy. In these states, the government forces lawyers to join and pay dues to bar associations to be allowed to pursue their chosen profession. Our Fight in Court: This week, the Goldwater Institute filed a lawsuit with the Pelican Institute ch

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