Equality For All

Statement on the Bush Administration’s Decision to Withhold Funding to the UN Population Fund

The Bush administration’s decision to withhold funding approved by Congress for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is a deplorable game of politics that will affect the most vulnerable people in the world. Scoring political points with the Religious Right at the expense of poor women around the globe is an act of rank political expediency.

Florida Ad Campaign Calls On Gov. Jeb Bush to Support Class Size Reduction Initiative

A full-page ad running in newspapers across the state of Florida on Thursday will call on Gov. Jeb Bush to publicly support a ballot initiative that would reduce class sizes in the state’s public schools over an eight-year period.

Supreme Court Upholds Cleveland Voucher Plan, Further Weakening Wall Between Church And State

In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that the Ohio law creating a private-school voucher program in Cleveland is constitutional. People For the American Way Foundation (PFAWF) President Ralph G. Neas voiced alarm at the Court’s ruling

Complaint Charges Five Milwaukee School Board Members With Violation of Open Meetings Law

Letter Apparently Authored by Voucher Advocate Sent by Board Members Without Public Discussion, Input

Boyd Makes it Official: Justice Department Abandons Responsibility for Investigating, Addressing Illegal Voter Purges, Voter Registration Problems In Florida

In a letter sent today to Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Patrick Leahy, Assistant Attorney General Ralph Boyd explained why the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Justice Department has closed the vast majority of its investigations into election misconduct in Florida in 2000.

Florida Supreme Court Ok’s Class-Size Initiative

People For the American Way hailed today’s ruling by the Florida Supreme Court approving a class-size reduction initiative for the November ballot.

People For the American Way Foundation Shares Insight On School ‘Choice’ with House Committee

People For the American Way Foundation Vice President and Legal and Education Policy Director Elliot Mincberg will testify today before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce on the issue of equal educational choices for parents and students. Mincberg’s testimony will focus on the issue of tuition tax credits for private schools

ADA Watch Action Fund Reacts to Reynolds Recess Appointment

Statement of Jim Ward, Executive Director of ADA Watch Action Fund, a project of People For the American Way

Unfulfilled Promise of Arizona Tuition Tax Credits

New Analysis Shows 76 Cents of Every Dollar of Lost Tax Revenue Flow to Students Already Enrolled in Private Schools

Alabama Chief Justice Unfit For Office

Bigoted diatribe against gay men and lesbians shows Chief Justice Roy Moore is incapable of dispensing equal justice, illustrates continuing inequality faced by gay Americans

Public Education Advocates Mobilize As Supreme Court Hears Religious School Voucher Case

Cleveland case could determine future of church-state separation, spawn intense legislative battles over voucher programs

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