From the anonymously penned Federalist Papers to the 1958 Supreme Court case NAACP vs Alabama, America has a long tradition of protecting speech from reprisals by the powerful. SPN continues to educate Americans about the importance of this tradition, and opposes efforts to undermine the First Amendment by forcing charities to disclose the names and personal addresses of contributors to causes they dislike, which threatens the safety of private citizens, and exposes them to government abuse.