Fair and Just Courts

John Ashcroft's Extremism Against Abortion Rights and Common Birth Control Methods

Senator John Ashcroft, President-elect George W. Bush's nominee for Attorney General of the United States, is well known as a staunch opponent of women's reproductive freedom.

Ashcroft's Record Too Extreme for Justice

New Report Analyzes Votes & Views from His Senate Term

People For the American Way President Ralph G. Neas' Statement on the Nomination of John Ashcroft to be U.S. Attorney General

While it is extremely rare for People For the American Way to oppose an Executive Branch nomination, we must oppose strongly the nomination of John Ashcroft to be Attorney General of the United States.

Ralph G. Neas on the Outcome of the Presidential Race

Vice President Gore did the nation a great service in the weeks since Election Day by insisting that the outcome of the election should rest on the principle that every person has the right to cast a vote that counts

President Clinton Addresses PFAW's Supreme Court Panel--Part I

President Clinton speaks at PFAW's Supreme Court panel about his judicial nominees, the importance of the federal judiciary, and the impact of the then-upcoming 2000 election on the Courts.

President Clinton Addresses PFAW's Supreme Court Panel--Part II

President Clinton speaks at PFAW's Supreme Court panel about his judicial nominees, the importance of the federal judiciary, and the impact of the then-upcoming 2000 election on the Courts.

Bush Running Mate Dick Cheney's Congressional Voting Record Emphatically Far-Right

Although press reports have begun to explore some of Dick Cheney's right-wing congressional votes, it is important to note that his overall voting record places him to the right even of Newt Gingrich.

People For the American Way Launches Ad Campaign: Pick of Cheney Underscores Bush's Stated Intention to Name Far-Right Justices like Scalia and Thomas to Supreme Court

This week marks six years since a new justice was confirmed -- the longest interval between nominations in 177 years.

1987 Robert Bork TV ad, narrated by Gregory Peck

This ad was aired in 1987 as part of People For the American Way's successful effort to block the nomination of Robert Bork, President Reagan's extremist nominee to the Supreme Court.
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