An organization hilariously called “Free Speech for People” has filed a lawsuit on behalf of just 11 people in North Carolina to stop Madison Cawthorn from running for re-election.
The organization is planning to find voters to use to file lawsuits against multiple lawmakers who “supported” the protest on January 6.
The lawsuit cites an amendment to the U.S. Constitution ratified shortly after the Civil War, which says no one can serve in Congress “who, having previously taken an oath, as a member of Congress . . . to support the Constitution of the United States, shall have engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the same.”
According to a report from the Associated Press, “the written challenge says the events on Jan. 6, 2021