Equality For All

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.

Kansas, Move Over!

Louisiana Making Bid to Become Nation’s New Creationism

It’s Not (Just) In Kansas Anymore!

New Report Reveals Creationism-Evolution Conflicts in 28 States

Ultra Right Wing Group Taps Harsh Critics Of Gays To Fight Civil Rights Advancement

The far right nonprofit lobbying group, Concerned Women for America, has taken a giant stride toward becoming one of the nation’s leading Washington groups focused on sullying society’s image of gays and undermining their efforts to achieve equal rights protections.


18 States Targeted in Push for Hate Crime &

U.S. Supreme Court Decision in Garrett Undermines Effectiveness and Intent of ADA

The 5-4 decision seriously undermines the effectiveness and intent of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Florida Voucher Bill is Unsound

Misguided Education Bills Would Plunge Schools into Budget Chaos

Ashcroft Further Undermines Integrity Claims by Misrepresenting Facts on Desegregation Case

First day of Ashcroft's Testimony Damages his Credibility, says PFAW's Neas

Ralph Neas: Voters Hand Officials a Mandate on Education

While the 2000 presidential campaign season ended as it began, in uncertainty and confusion, in one area the voters' preference couldn't have been clearer

75 Years After Scopes' Conviction, Creationism-Evolution Drama is Recreated in Kansas Theatre

At 7:00 p.m. in the Lied Center on the campus of the University of Kansas, William Jennings Bryan (played by Edward Asner) and Clarence Darrow (portrayed by James Cromwell) will square off again over a topic that has bedeviled American life ever since John Scopes went on trial.

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