Documents Related to the ACORN Pimp Scandal
Congressional Research Service report to the House Judiciary Committe, re: ACORN:
The report is 88 pages long, and goes into considerable detail about every federal and local investigation of ACORN that was then underway, including allegations of "voter fraud" perpetrated by ACORN employees. It further lists all sources of federal funding for ACORN and its affillates. Next it summarizes and evaluates conversation interception laws in the states where James O'Keefe and Hannah Giles performed their "ACORN Pimp" stings. The next section is an investigation of ACORN's activities relating to affordable housing. Finally there is an analysis of the legality HR 3221- the "Defund ACORN Act".
Preliminary Observations on Funding, Oversight, and Investigations and Prosecutions of ACORN or Potentially Related Organizations
June 2010 report from the GAO on ACORN, its funding and oversight.
Report to the Attorney General on the Activities of ACORN in California
The infamous document which includes the evaluation of James O'Keefe's unedited "ACORN Pimp" tapes. This document also gives in depth descriptions of the interactions between O'Keefe and California ACORN employees.
An Independent Governance Assessment of ACORN:
The Path To Meaningful Reform
This document was written by former Massachusetts AG Scott Harshbarger, commissioned by ACORN to conduct an independent assessment of the organization.