Bloomberg Tax
April 26, 2021, 6:00 AM

NAACP-Conservative Alliance Fights Donor Disclosure at Top Court

Greg Stohr
Greg Stohr
Bloomberg News

Seven decades after the U.S. Supreme Court said the NAACP didn’t have to give Alabama its membership list, prominent liberal groups are in the unlikely position of supporting two conservative charities in a challenge to California’s requirement that they disclose their top donors.

In a Supreme Court argument set for Monday, the Americans for Prosperity Foundation and the Thomas More Law Center will contend that California can’t be trusted to keep the information private -- and that it’s opening up the groups’ supporters to threats and harassment, much like Alabama once did to the NAACP.

The First Amendment showdown is ...

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