Supreme Court’s Janus Ruling a Win for Free Speech, the Constitution, and the American People
ATLANTA, Ga. – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund (TPPCF) Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, addressing the Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME.
“The Janus ruling is a huge win, restoring the fundamental right to free speech. For too long, government employee unions have been allowed to take money without consent and force those who disagree with them to subsidize political speech they oppose. In the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, Thomas Jefferson wrote that, ‘…to compel a man to furnish contributions of money for the propagation of opinions which he disbelieves and abhors, is sinful and tyrannical…’ The Court got it right. American workers in the public sector will no longer be forced to use part of their paycheck to subsidize the political agenda of unions. That’s a win for free speech, a win for the Constitution, and a win for the American people.”