House Bill 700 is an incumbency protection bill that will expand the legislature's restricting on free political speech.
- House Bill 700 seeks to impose restrictions on online political speech that would mostly affect political newcomers and challengers
- Overseas troll factories and dark money groups would not be impeded by proposed changes in the law
- The bill would impose barriers to political speech on a forum that lends itself to a freer sharing of ideas
Read Civitas' take on the bill: Bad bill watch: Digital communication bill would restrict political speech without protecting elections