Guess Who Just Admitted Harris and Becerra Violated the First Amendment

Xavier Becerra (L) answers questions during his Senate Finance Committee nomination hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., February 24, 2021; Vice President Kamala Harris in a virtual town hall at the White House in Washington, D.C., February 18, 2021. (Greg Nash, Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)
Surprising briefs emerge in a First Amendment case before the Supreme Court.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T he Supreme Court in January agreed to hear Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Becerra, which alleges that California violated the First Amendment by demanding that conservative nonprofits in the state — indeed, all nonprofits — disclose their donors to the state attorney general. That policy started under Jerry Brown and was enforced by his successors, Vice President Kamala Harris and Secretary of Health and Human Services nominee Xavier Becerra. Becerra continues to defend the policy in court, even though it runs directly afoul of a 1958 decision, NAACP v. Alabama ex rel. Patterson, which established that the First Amendment right

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