New York Law Firm and People For the American Way Foundation Represent Artist in Censorship Case
During his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Attorney General John Ashcroft said that those who have raised concerns about the impact of his recent actions on Americans’ civil liberties are aiding terrorists and giving ammunition to America’s enemies. People For the American Way President Ralph G. Neas called Ashcroft’s remarks "shocking and unconscionable."
DOJ Says Background Checks for Gun Buyers Are Off-limits to Sept. 11 Investigation, Once Again Amends Law by Executive Fiat
A federal judge has invalidated a Virginia law aimed at curbing speech on the Internet, a ruling hailed as a First Amendment victory by People For the American Way Foundation.
Provisions likely to become law will require intensive monitoring by civil liberties groups, says PFAW's Neas
Civil rights groups express hope that state has corrected Motor Voter problems, but encourage residents to ‘find out where you stand ’ before Oct. 9 deadline
Voucher, Affirmative action cases highlight key role of Justice O’Connor on closely divided Court
People For the American Way, on September 20, 2001, joined a broad, ideologically diverse group of organizations to announce the "In Defense of Freedom" coalition.