Equality For All

Will the Real Salvation Army Please Stand Up?

Neas Calls New ‘Equality’ Fundraising Message Deceptive, Cites Conflicts With Group’s Recent Efforts to Avoid Anti-Discrimination Laws

DOJ rules must not leave survivors of gay and lesbian victims behind, Neas says

Neas Urges Unbiased Implementation of Sept. 11 Aid Fund

BAEO: Community Voice Or Captive Of The Right?

Report Examines Money Trail of Black Alliance for Educational Options, Finds Key Backers Also Finance Anti-Affirmative Action and Far-Right Efforts

Statement by Ralph G. Neas, President of People For the American Way, concerning the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearings on civil liberties

People For the American Way is deeply concerned that unilateral, arbitrary powers being exercised by Attorney General John Ashcroft and others in the administration—under the guise of fighting terrorism—subvert a critical principle on which the Constitution was framed: the principle of "checks and balances."

PFAW Hails Gay Rights Victory in Maryland

‘Just outcome’ despite unjust tactics by Religious Right extremists

PFAW Is a Pal in Kalamazoo Equality Struggle

Contribution of $3,000 to aid in defeat of the anti-gay Proposal A in Kalamazoo, Mich.

California Takes Two Steps Forward

Gov. Gray Davis strengthens the rights of domestic partners, women, and people of faith with two strokes of his pen

Supreme Court Declines Review In Bedford School Case

Court’s Decision Brings Close to Religious Right Attack on School District

People For the American Way Urges President Bush to Protect Civil Liberties, Embrace Strengthened Hate Crime Legislation

Neas encouraged the President to consult with members of Congress and to support public hearings at which proposals may be carefully considered before votes are taken.

Arizona Tax Credit Law Shortchanges Educational Needs Of Disadvantaged Students

Neas Calls Law "Cruel Shell Game" That Shifts Funds Away From Poor

PFAW Foundation President Urges Georgia School Board to Reject Blanket Ban on Profanity

People For the American Way Foundation's president today called on members of a Georgia County school board to reject a proposed policy that would ban "any instructional program or activity" that contains "profanity."

'People For' Joins NAACP, Kodak and Ad Council to Launch Campaign to Spur Parent Involvement in Public Schools

Effort Seen as Largest Outreach Ever Geared to African American, Hispanic Parents; Research on Parents, Recent Test Scores Underscore Campaign's Urgency

Federalist Society Shapes Key Bush Decisions, but Group Remains a Mystery to Public

New Report Profiles Society’s Leaders and Right-Wing Legal Philosophy

Civil Rights Group Urges Congress To Protect Gays In Employment

As a long-time supporter of the proposed Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), People For the American Way called on Congress to take a stand for equality, fairness and equal opportunity for the nation’s gay workers and pass this important legislation.

Senate Poised To Do The Right Thing On Hate Crimes (Again)

Activists Concerned House Leaders Will Deny the Popular Measure a Floor Vote

Civil Rights Leaders Warn Of Constitutional Defects In H.R. 7

A large group of civil right leaders gathered on Capitol Hill today to muster opposition to the Bush administration’s plan for government-funding of religious groups, his so-called "faith-based" initiative.

Education, Civil Rights Leaders Join Norton

Coalition: McCain Amendment Tramples on Home Rule

Progressives Fight To Protect N.J.’s Minors’ Reproductive Health

Lawmakers Attempt to force Parental Notification Heightens Risk for Most Vulnerable

U.S. House Decisively Rejects Vouchers In Two Key Votes On Education Bill

This afternoon, the U.S. House of Representatives voted on two amendments to the reauthorization of the Elementary & Secondary Education Act that would have permitted federal tax dollars to be used for private school vouchers. The first amendment, which failed by a vote of 155-to-273, would have created vouchers through the Title I program for children in public schools that are deemed "failing." The second amendment, which failed 186-to-241, would have created voucher demonstration projects in five public school districts.

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