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Constitutional Law Keyed to Barnett
Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Bonta
Citation:594 U.S. ____ (2021)
A California law required charitable organizations to register with the state Attorney General, and the state Attorney General required charities to file copies of IRS forms which contained the names and addresses of donors who had contributed more than $5,000. The state argued that the disclosures made it easier to police fraud and corruption by charities. Petitioners argued that the disclosures would make potential donors less likely to contribute and would subject current donors to risk of reprisals.
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