New York Law Firm and People For the American Way Foundation Represent Artist in Censorship Case
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.
PFAW Praises Targeting of Funds, Absence of Voucher Provisions, and Maintaining Anti-Hate Funding and Civil Rights Protections
Supreme Court Brief Summarizes Key Arguments Against Vouchers; Diverse Array of Organizations File Amicus Briefs in 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
Report Examines Money Trail of Black Alliance for Educational Options, Finds Key Backers Also Finance Anti-Affirmative Action and Far-Right Efforts
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
Court’s Decision Brings Close to Religious Right Attack on School District
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.
Neas Calls Law "Cruel Shell Game" That Shifts Funds Away From Poor
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."
Effort Seen as Largest Outreach Ever Geared to African American, Hispanic Parents; Research on Parents, Recent Test Scores Underscore Campaign's Urgency
Family Law Episodes Withdrawn from Summer Reruns after Proctor & Gamble Pulls Ads
John DiIulio's announced departure as director of the White House Office on Faith-based and Community Initiatives opens the door for the program to be led by someone even less concerned with the constitutional and civil rights issues raised by the administration's push to divert billions of dollars in social service spending to religious groups, said People For the American Way President Ralph G. Neas today.