Equality For All

Fraudulent Signatures Knock Anti-Gay Initiative Off Cincinnati Ballot

Ultra-conservative Cincinnati activists withdrew a petition to place an anti-gay initiative on the ballot in November after acknowledging that some of the signatures they submitted were fraudulent and they did not have the required number of valid signatures. The initiative, if adopted by the voters, would have nullified an addition to the city's Human Rights Ordinance passed by the City Council prohibiting discrimination in employment and housing on the basis of sexual orientation and gender expression.

As President Signs Voting Rights Act Reauthorization PFAW Calls on Bush Administration to Start Enforcing the Law

Statement by People For the American Way President Ralph G. Neas

Today President Bush signed into law the Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks and Coretta Scott King Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006. People For the American Way President Ralph G. Neas called on the President to make today’s signing the start of a new era of Voting Rights Act enforcement by his administration.

Immigration Debate Takes Dangerous Turn

Hazleton, Pennsylvania’s, "Are Your Papers in Order?" ordinance turns businesses and landlords into immigration agents. Now, un-American copycat legislation is spreading to places like Riverside, New Jersey.

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