Peter Scheer has been a fierce defender of the public’s right to know and transparency in government. With the threat of ever-changing technology Peter has continued to protect the rights of the media to access information and protect their sources.
– Susan McClatchy
Congress shall make no law… abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press.
What is the FAC?
The First Amendment Coalition (FAC) is an award-winning, nonprofit public interest organization dedicated to advancing free speech, more open and accountable government, and public participation in civic affairs. FAC achieves its mission through a range of activities that include educational programs, publications (including the handbook, Right to Know: A Guide to Public Access and Media Law), a legal hotline, public advocacy and “strategic litigation.”