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Dolores Huerta Discusses the Kochs' Libre Initiative on Univision
This Sunday on Univision America Network’s “Newsmaker Sunday with Fernando Espuelas,” Dolores Huerta, civil rights leader and board member of People For the American Way, discussed the dangers of the Kochs’ Libre Initiative...
Cruz, Jindal Headline Event with Extremist David Lane
Likely Presidential contenders Ted Cruz and Bobby Jindal will headline the American Renewal Project’s Pastors and Pews event in Iowa next week, according to the Des Moines Register. By leading the event, Cruz and Jindal ally themselves with...
PFAW and 50+ Allies Ask Obama to Require Government Contractors to Disclose Political Spending
Yesterday People For the American way joined more than fifty other organizations in sending a letter to President Obama asking him to issue an executive order requiring government contractors to disclose all of their political spending. Right now...
Chicagoans Overwhelmingly Approve Resolution for Cleaner, Fairer Elections
On Tuesday night, Chicago residents approved a ballot initiative in support of limiting  the influence of big money in politics by an overwhelming margin of 79 percent to 21 percent. The measure, titled the Fair Elections Illinois ballot...
PFAW to GOP Presidential Candidates: Distance Yourselves From CPAC's White Nationalist Ties
Today, People For the American Way, America’s Voice, and ColorOfChange.org released an open letter to Republican presidential candidates urging them to make clear that they don’t support CPAC’s ongoing relationship with...
Civil Rights Groups to GOP Presidential Candidates: Distance Yourself from CPAC’s White Nationalist Ties
Today, People For the American Way, America’s Voice, and ColorOfChange.org released an open letter to Republican presidential candidates urging them to make clear that they don’t support CPAC’s ongoing relationship with ProEnglish...
YP4 Alums Discuss Millennial Activism With MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry
On Sunday two alumni of PFAW Foundation’s Young People For (YP4) program, Jamira Burley and Poy Winichakul, joined Melissa Harris-Perry on her MSNBC show to discuss activism among millennials. Both guests underscored the critical role young...
People For the American Way Releases Spanish-Language Ad Challenging Republicans for Attacking Immigration Action
Today, People For the American Way released a new Spanish-language web ad challenging members of the Republican party at the state and federal level for doing anything possible to block the President’s executive actions on immigration....
PFAW Stands with Wisconsin Workers In Opposition to So-Called “Right to Work” Bill
In response to the Wisconsin legislature considering a fast-tracked “right to work” bill attacking the state’s unions, People For the American Way President Michael Keegan released the following statement: “Plain and simple,...
Republican Inaction as Judicial Emergencies Jump
With five new judicial emergencies announced this morning, Senate Republicans should do more to move judicial nominations.
Republicans Should Move Judicial Nominations Next Week
The number of judicial vacancies continues to climb. Senate Republicans should move faster on judicial nominations.
The Libre Initiative: The Koch Brothers’ New Focus on Winning Latino Voters
Today, People For the American Way released a new Right Wing Watch: In Focus report on the Libre Initiative, a right-wing organization attempting to win over Latino voters for the Republican Party. The report explores the Koch brothers’...
YP4 Alumni Lead Session on Building Connections Across Movements at Creating Change 2015
Last week, Young People For (YP4) staff attended the National LGBTQ Task Force’s National Conference of LGBT Equality, Creating Change.  Four alumni of YP4 programs — Michigan State Representative Jon Hoadley, National...
#DemandDemocracy Video Blog: Every Voice Wants to #GetMoneyOut
The issue of big money in politics is one so pervasive and complex that it requires a range of solutions to fully address it. In the sixth edition of our #DemandDemocracy video blog, Rahna Epting, chief of staff at Every Voice, discusses the...
Thursday is Test Day for Senate Judiciary Republicans
Will Senate Republicans still needlessly delay scheduled judicial nomination committee votes now that they are in the majority?
PFAW Releases New Report on the Right's Efforts to Transform Religious Liberty from a Shield to a Sword
A new report from PFAW examines how the Far Right is distorting the concept of religious liberty in public policy debates around the country.
Religious Liberty: Shield or Sword?
Religious liberty is a treasured American value. Unfortunately, laws originally designed to shield individuals’ religious freedom have been turned into swords that, in the name of religion, harm other people and undermine measures to promote the common good.
President Obama Underscores His Support for an Amendment to Overturn Citizens United
In an interview with Vox released today, President Obama expressed his support for constitutional remedies to our country’s worsening money in politics problem. The president said: I would love to see some constitutional process that would...
People For the American Way Releases New Ad Calling Out Republicans for Standing with Hate Group
Today, People For the American Way released a new ad challenging members of the Republican National Committee (RNC) for accepting an all-expense paid trip to Israel from the American Family Association (AFA). The ad calls on the RNC to stand against...
Around the Country Op-Eds Support Amendment to #GetMoneyOut
This week three opinion editorials were published in local papers in New Hampshire, New York and West Virginia calling for a 28th amendment to the Constitution to overturn Supreme Court cases like Citizens United. These op-eds are the latest in a...
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