The Growing Effort To Bar GOP Lawmakers From Holding Office

The Growing Effort To Bar GOP Lawmakers From Holding Office


A group of GOP congressmen are facing legal challenges to their ability to hold office following the January 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol.

Free Speech for People (FSFP), a legal advocacy group, has partnered with Our Revolution, an organization founded by Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT), to launch the 14Point3 Campaign, a push to bar GOP lawmakers from holding office for allegedly aiding “insurrectionists” at the Capitol last year. So far, FSFP has filed challenges against five Republican lawmakers, seeking to bar them from reelection.

“This is not just a matter of whether you don’t like a particular politician or their policies or views. This is something that was put in the Constitution to protect us from these types of oath-breaking insurrectionists and make sure that

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