Equality For All

DC’S DP Law: One Small Step Toward Equality, One Giant Leap For Home Rule

Bidding "good riddance" to a nine-year federal blockade, People For the American Way joins in celebrating the implementation of the District of Columbia’s domestic partnership law.

Cleveland Voucher Program Abandons School 'Choice' For Disadvantaged Students

Despite claims that the Cleveland voucher program provides a choice between religious and nonsectarian private schools, nearly 100 percent of Cleveland voucher students attend private religious schools, a new report shows.

Senate Approves ESEA; Resource Issue Remains

PFAW Praises Targeting of Funds, Absence of Voucher Provisions, and Maintaining Anti-Hate Funding and Civil Rights Protections

Court Brief: Cleveland Voucher Program Unconstitutional

Supreme Court Brief Summarizes Key Arguments Against Vouchers; Diverse Array of Organizations File Amicus Briefs in Case

Certification Of Signatures For Anti-Gay Ballot Measure "Far From The Final Word"

The Cleveland school voucher program conveys an unconstitutional state endorsement of religion "to no less a degree than if the State had made direct unrestricted government payments to the participating sectarian private schools providing a religious education."

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.

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