Last updated on: 8/22/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Source Biographies

"Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Summary of Positions

Pro Not Clearly Pro or Con (NC) Con None Found (?)
I. Individual 66 (18.9%) 13 (3.7%) 71 (20.3%) 200 (57.1%)
II. Organization 26 (11.9%) 1 (0.5%) 37 (17%) 154 (70.6%)

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I. Individual
- Pro -
Individuals Rating Position
Archer, Jeff   Pro
Baird, Bill   Pro
Baldwin, Roger, MA   Pro
Baron, Charles H., PhD, LLB     Pro
Barr, Bob, JD     Pro
Blumner, Robyn E., JD     Pro
Bonavoglia, Angela, MSW   Pro
Bond, Julian     Pro
Borgmann, Caitlin E., JD     Pro
Boyd, Graham, JD     Pro
Brayton, Ed   Pro
Caine, JD, Burton     Pro
Cano, Raul   Pro
Carr, Thomas A., JD     Pro
Carter, Stephen, JD     Pro
Cassel, Elaine, JD     Pro
Cline, Austin, MA   Pro
Donohue, Laura K., PhD     Pro
Dorsen, Norman, LLD     Pro
Feingold, Russ, JD     Pro
Fraser, Douglas A.   Pro
Garey, Diane   Pro
Glaser, Jack, PhD     Pro
Glasser, Ira, MS     Pro
Goldberg, Michelle, MA   Pro
Gratl, Jason, JD     Pro
Greenwald, Glenn, JD     Pro
Gunn, T. Jeremy, PhD, JD     Pro
Halperin, Morton, PhD     Pro
Hansen, Chris, JD     Pro
Harris, David, JD     Pro
Hentoff, Nat   Pro
Hutchinson, Asa, JD     Pro
Kennedy, Sheila Suess, JD     Pro
Kutulas, Judy, PhD     Pro
Lee, Douglas, JD     Pro
Levinson, Sanford, JD, PhD     Pro
Meetze, Alessandra Soler   Pro
Melling, Louise, JD     Pro
Moltz, Kathleen, MD     Pro
Morgan, Charles, Jr., LLB     Pro
Mousin, Craig B., JD, MDiv     Pro
Mueller, Robert S., III, JD     Pro
Neier, Aryeh     Pro
Neuborne, Burt, LLB     Pro
Pemberton, John de J. "Jack", LLB     Pro
Podesta, John, JD     Pro
Powell, John A., JD     Pro
Quigley, Fran, JD     Pro
Ramasastry, Anita, JD     Pro
Romero, Anthony D., JD     Pro
Rose, Carol, JD     Pro
Rostron, Allen, JD     Pro
Rowe, Jonathan, JD, MBA     Pro
Rudinger, Jennifer, JD     Pro
Schneider, A.   Pro
Sedler, Robert A., JD     Pro
Shattuk, John, LLB     Pro
Shuford, Reginald T., JD     Pro
Simonson, Peter, PhD     Pro
Sinclair, Upton   Pro
Strossen, Nadine, JD     Pro
Vonnegut, Kurt, MA   Pro
Walker, Samuel, PhD     Pro
Winkler, Eugene   Pro
Wulf, Melvin, LLB     Pro
- Con -
Individuals Rating Position
Anderson, Brian C.   Con
Antonovich, Michael D.   Con
Barber, J. Matt, JD, MA     Con
Barras, Jonetta Rose   Con
Bass, David N.   Con
Bishop, Gordon   Con
Bush, George H. W.     Con
Byas, Steven, MEd   Con
Carlson, Tucker   Con
Colley, Caleb, MLA   Con
Corallo, Mark   Con
Coulter, Ann, JD     Con
Creech, Mark H.   Con
de Toledano, Ralph   Con
Delgado, Richard, JD     Con
Donohue, William A., PhD     Con
Etzioni, Amitai, PhD     Con
Falwell, Jerry   Con
Farah, Joseph   Con
Feder, Don, JD     Con
Feulner, Edwin J., PhD     Con
Flick, Stephen, PhD     Con
Frist, Bill, MD     Con
Gavora, Jessica   Con
Gilchrist, Jim, MBA   Con
Gramley, Diane   Con
Hamilton, Marci, JD     Con
Harvey, Linda   Con
Holloway, Carson, PhD     Con
Horowitz, David   Con
Huston, Warner Todd   Con
Joscelyn, Thomas   Con
Kaminer, Wendy, JD     Now Con
Kareiva, Nedd   Con
Kennedy, D. James, PhD     Con
Kent, Phil   Con
Kidd, Devvy   Con
Knight, Robert H., MA   Con
Kramlich, Maureen, JD     Con
Kranawitter, Tom, PhD     Con
Lafferty, Andrea   Con
MacDonald, Heather, JD     Con
McCullough, Kevin   Con
McElroy, Ken   Con
Meehan, Mary   Con
Meese, Edwin, III, JD     Con
Norris, Chuck   Con
Novak, Michael   Con
O'Reilly, Bill   Con
Osten, Craig   Con
Perry, Greg   Con
Prager, Dennis   Con
Reagan, Ronald     Con
Richman, Sheldon   Con
Ridenour, Elizabeth   Con
Safir, Howard   Con
Schlafly, Phyllis, JD     Con
Schlussel, Debbie, JD     Con
Sears, Alan, JD     Con
Smith, F. LaGard, JD     Con
Spero, Aryeh   Con
Staver, Mathew D., JD     Con
Vadum, Matthew   Con
Weinkopf, Chris   Con
Weisberg, David E., JD, PhD     Con
Whitehead, John W., JD     Con
Williams, Walter E., PhD     Con
Wood, Melody   Con
Yun, David H., JD     Con
Zavaletta, Joseph A., JD     Con
Zeiger, Hans   Con
- None Found -
Individuals Rating Position
Adams, Dwight E., PhD     ?
Anderson, Claudia   ?
Andren, Kari   ?
Angell, Marcia, MD     ?
Ascoly, Nina   ?
Ashcroft, John, JD     ?
Barlett, Donald L.   ?
Bearman, Peter S., PhD     ?
Beatty, Phillip, PhD     ?
Bergel, Gary   ?
Berkowitz, Howard P., MBA   ?
Bertuglia, Jessica, JD     ?
Biden, Joseph R., Jr., JD     ?
Bishop, Sanford D., Jr.     ?
Blackmun, Harry     ?
Blum, Edward   ?
Brand, Rachel, JD     ?
Brown, Janice Rogers, JD     ?
Bush, George W., MBA     ?
Byrd, A. Dean, PhD, MBA, MPH     ?
Camarota, Steven A., PhD     ?
Caplan, Arthur, PhD     ?
Carafano, James Jay, PhD     ?
Chapman, Steve   ?
Chavkin, Wendy, MD     ?
Chertoff, Michael, JD     ?
Clegg, Roger, JD     ?
Clement, Paul D., JD     ?
Cline, John D., JD     ?
Clinton, Hillary, JD     ?
Cohn, Felicia, PhD     ?
Colb, Sherry F., JD     ?
Cole, Simon, PhD     ?
Connerly, Ward   ?
Cooper, Amanda   ?
Cornell, Saul, PhD     ?
Cowin, Andrew J., JD     ?
Cox, Barbara J., JD     ?
Cureton, Kenyn, PhD     ?
Dailey, Timothy J., PhD     ?
de Varona, Donna   ?
DeForrest, Mark E., JD     ?
Delgaudio, Eugene A.   ?
DeLooper, John, MLIS   ?
Derbyshire, John   ?
DeWolf, David K.     ?
Donaldson-Evans, Catherine, MS   ?
Dorf, Michael C., JD     ?
Duncan, Arne     ?
Dunphy, Jack   ?
Eaton, Susan E., EdD     ?
Eisenach, Jeffrey A., PhD     ?
Farrell, John A.   ?
Farrell, Susan, PhD     ?
Feinstein, Dianne     ?
Feser, Edward, PhD     ?
Ford, Carol A., MD     ?
Foudy, Julie   ?
Fox, Margalit   ?
Freedman, Philip E., PhD     ?
Fuller, Jeffrey E.   ?
Gallagher, Maggie   ?
Gellman, Barton   ?
Glenn, John     ?
Goldberg, Jonah   ?
Goldberg, Suzanne, JD     ?
Gonzales, Alberto, JD     ?
Gottfried, Paul, PhD     ?
Graham, Billy   ?
Greenhouse, Linda, MSL     ?
Grossman, Joanna, JD     ?
Hall, Kermit L., PhD     ?
Hamilton, Phyllis J.     ?
Harper, Jim, JD     ?
Hasen, Richard L., JD, PhD     ?
Hawley, Kip, JD     ?
Haynes, Charles C., ThD     ?
Hebert, Shelly   ?
Hendricks, Kate, MD, MPH&TM     ?
Hinojosa-Ojeda, Raul, PhD     ?
Hobson, Charles L., JD     ?
Holman, Barry   ?
Hotaling, Norma   ?
Hudson, David L., Jr., JD     ?
Hutzel, Rachel, JD     ?
Istook, Ernest     ?
Jackson, Jesse L., MDiv   ?
Jacoby, Tamar   ?
James, Frank   ?
Jencks, Christopher, MEd   ?
Johnson, Scott W., JD     ?
Johnson-Redden, Candace, PhD     ?
Kennedy, Anthony M., LLB     ?
King, Coretta Scott   ?
Kivel, Paul   ?
Kochems, Alane, JD     ?
Kohl, Herbert R., MA   ?
Kouri, Jim, MA   ?
Laird, Douglas R., Sr.   ?
LaVelle, Brenda   ?
Law, Sylvia A., JD     ?
Lawrence, Charles R., III, JD     ?
Laycock, Douglas, JD     ?
Lee, Barbara Coombs, JD     ?
Lee, Chungmei, MA   ?
Lee, Jae-Jin, PhD     ?
Leigh, Carol   ?
Lerner, Abba P., PhD     ?
Levin, Mark A., JD     ?
Levinskly, Elyse, MD   ?
Lipman, Francine J., MBA, LLM     ?
Lormel, Dennis M.   ?
Mabry, Charles D., MD     ?
Macdonald, R. Spencer, JD     ?
Mann, Thomas E., PhD     ?
Marshall, Thurgood, LLB     ?
Mason, Michael A.     ?
Massaro, John, JD     ?
Mattes, Bradley, MBS   ?
Mauer, Marc, MSW   ?
Mayersohn, Nettie     ?
McCollum, Bill, JD     ?
McElroy, Wendy   ?
McNamara, Joseph, PhD     ?
McPherson, Scott   ?
McVay, Doug   ?
Meyer, Stephen C., PhD     ?
Morford, Craig S., JD     ?
Morgan, Bill   ?
Morrow, Lance   ?
Murrow, Edward R.   ?
Noah, Timothy   ?
Obama, Barack, JD     ?
Orfield, Gary, PhD     ?
Ornstein, Norman J., PhD     ?
Owen, Barbara, PhD     ?
Parker, Kathleen   ?
Parker, Richard, JD     ?
Pataki, George, JD     ?
Paulson, Philip, MS   ?
Pistole, John S., JD     ?
Plous, Scott, PhD     ?
Ponte, Lowell, PhD     ?
Powell, Colin L., MBA     ?
Primer, Ben, PhD     ?
Rahimi, Sangar   ?
Raymond, Janice, PhD     ?
Reddy, Diane M., PhD     ?
Reinharz, Peter, JD     ?
Ridge, Tom, JD     ?
Risley, David E., JD     ?
Robertson, Pat, JD     ?
Rockwell, Llewellyn H.   ?
Roe, Benson B., MD     ?
Roper, Richard B., III, JD     ?
Rosen, Jeffrey, JD     ?
Rosenzweig, Paul, JD     ?
Rothenberg, Randall   ?
Roy, Lisa Shaw, JD     ?
Rubin, Alissa J.   ?
Rudd, Gene, MD     ?
Ryan, Kevin V., JD     ?
Scalia, Antonin, JD     ?
Schiraldi, Vincent   ?
Schneier, Bruce, MS   ?
Sensenbrenner, James, JD     ?
Sessions, Jeff, JD     ?
Shenon, Philip   ?
Siggins, Peter, JD     ?
Smith, Wesley J., JD     ?
Stacey, Judith, PhD     ?
Stallworth, Booker T.   ?
Starks, Helene, PhD     ?
Steele, James B.   ?
Stevens, John Paul, JD     ?
Stewart, Potter     ?
Stewart, Steven D., JD     ?
Strattner, Tony   ?
Sullivan, Michael J., JD     ?
Sun, Feifei   ?
Tassell, Charles   ?
The Punisher   ?
Thernstrom, Abigail, PhD     ?
Thickstun, Patricia, PhD     ?
Thomas, Clarence, JD     ?
Unruh, Leslee J.   ?
Valko, Nancy, RN   ?
Van Den Haag, Ernest, PhD     ?
Waggoner, Kristen, JD     ?
Walters, John P.   ?
Waxman, Henry A., JD     ?
Waxman, Seth, JD     ?
Weiss, Debra Cassens, JD     ?
Wheeler, Joseph   ?
White, Dana   ?
Williams, Hubert, JD     ?
Willie, Charles, PhD     ?
Wilson, James C., JD     ?
Wootton, James, JD     ?
Zarkin, Gary, PhD     ?
II. Organization
- Pro -
Organizations Rating Position
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)   Pro
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Arizona   Pro
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Southern California   Pro
American Conservative Union (ACU)   Pro
American Library Association (ALA)   Pro
Amnesty International USA (AIUSA)   Pro
Center for Democracy and Technology   Pro
Civilrights.org   Pro
Courttv.com    Pro
Dispatches From The Culture War   Pro
Drug Policy Alliance (DPA)   Pro
Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)   Pro
Electronic Privacy Infoamation Center (EPIC)   Pro
Foundation For Individual Rights in Education (FIRE)   Pro
Gay-Straight Alliance Network   Pro
Kalamazoo Gazette    Pro
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund (Lambda Legal)   Pro
National Abortion Federation (NAF)   Pro
National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)   Pro
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF)   Pro
National Organization for Women (NOW)   Pro
Planned Parenthood Federation of America   Pro
ProChoice Resource Center, currently know as Abortion Access Project (AAP)   Pro
ReclaimDemocracy.org   Pro
Right to Vote Campaign   Pro
Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA)   Pro
- Con -
Organizations Rating Position
Alliance Defending Freedom   Con
American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ)   Con
American Taxpayers Party   Con
Boy Scouts of America (BSA)   Con
California Patriot   Con
Catholic League   Con
Center for Immigration Studies (CIS)   Con
Center for Reclaiming America for Christ   Con
Citizens Flag Alliance (CFA)   Con
Citizens for Community Values   Con
Committee for Justice (CFJ)   Con
Concerned Women for America (CWA)   Con
Daily Standard    Con
Discovery Institute   Con
Enough Is Enough (EIE)   Con
Faith and Action   Con
Family Foundation of Kentucky   Con
Family Research Council   Con
Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR)   Con
First Things   Con
Front Page Magazine   Con
FuturePundit   Con
Heritage Foundation   Con
Independent Women's Forum (IWF)   Con
IntellectualConservative.com   Con
Intelligent Design Network (IDnet)   Con
Jews Against Anti-Christian Defamation (JAACD)   Con
Leadership University   Con
Liberty Counsel   Con
National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA)   Con
NewsMax.com   Con
Stop The ACLU   Con
StoptheACLU.org   Con
Traditional Values Coalition   Con
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)   Con
Wall Street Journal   Con
WorldNetDaily   Con
- None Found -
Organizations Rating Position
365Gay.com   ?
ABC News    ?
About.com   ?
ADAWatch.org   ?
Administration of Children & Families (ACF)   ?
Alan Guttmacher Institute (AGI)   ?
American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA)   ?
American Association of University Professors (AAUP)   ?
American Atheists   ?
American Baptist Church (ABCUSA)   ?
American Bar Association (ABA)   ?
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)   ?
American College of Pediatricians (ACP)   ?
American College of Physicians   ?
American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL)   ?
American Family Association (AFA)   ?
American Federalist Journal   ?
American Heritage Dictionary    ?
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)   ?
American Jewish Committee (AJC)   ?
American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC)   ?
American Medical Association (AMA)   ?
American Psychological Association (APA)   ?
American Public Human Services Association (APHSA)   ?
Americans United for Separation of Church and State (AU)   ?
Anti-Defamation League (ADL)   ?
Associated Press    ?
AVERT   ?
Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty (BJC)   ?
Baptist Pillar   ?
BGNews.com    ?
Bill of Rights Institute   ?
Bloomberg.com    ?
Body   ?
Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law   ?
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) News    ?
Brown Foundation for Educational Equity, Excellence and Research   ?
Cable News Network (CNN)   ?
California Catholic Conference   ?
Campus Times    ?
Catholic News Agency (CNA)   ?
Catholic News Service   ?
Catholics for a Free Choice (CFFC)   ?
Cato Institute   ?
CBS News    ?
Center for Constitutional Rights   ?
Child Welfare Information Gateway   ?
Children's AIDS Fund   ?
Christian Science Monitor    ?
Christus Medicus Foundation   ?
City Journal   ?
CNSNews.com (Cybercast News Service)   ?
Coalition for Genetic Fairness   ?
Colorado Alliance for Immigration Reform (CAIR)   ?
Congress.org   ?
Congressional Research Service   ?
Criminal Justice Legal Foundation (CJLF)    ?
Daily News    ?
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)   ?
Drug Free America Foundation   ?
Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture    ?
FACSNET   ?
Families Against Mandatory Minimums   ?
Family Education Network   ?
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)   ?
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)   ?
FindLaw   ?
First Amendment Center Online   ?
Florence Times - Tri Cities Daily    ?
Focus on the Family   ?
FOX News    ?
Freedom From Religion Foundation   ?
Freedomforum.org   ?
Genetic Information Nondiscrimination in Employment (GINE) Coalition   ?
Harris Interactive   ?
HIV Law Project   ?
Hoosier Review   ?
Human Rights Campaign (HRC)   ?
Human Rights Education Associates (HREA)    ?
Innocence Project   ?
Institute for Public Affairs (IPA)   ?
Interfaith Alliance   ?
Join Together   ?
Kaisernetwork.org   ?
KSLA.com    ?
Lancet    ?
Landmark Supreme Court Cases   ?
Law Center for Children and Families   ?
Log Cabin Republicans   ?
Los Angeles CityBeat    ?
Los Angeles Times    ?
Michigan Daily    ?
NARAL Pro-Choice America   ?
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)   ?
National Conference for Community and Justice (NCCJ)   ?
National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)   ?
National Council on Disability (NCD)   ?
National Governors Association (NGA)   ?
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)   ?
National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV)   ?
National Review Online (NRO)   ?
National Rifle Association (NRA)   ?
National Right to Life Committee (NRLC)   ?
National School Boards Association (NSBA)   ?
National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)   ?
National Women's Health Information Center (NWHIC)   ?
New York Times    ?
Office for Civil Rights (OCR)   ?
Office of Legislative Policy and Analysis (OLPA)   ?
Office of the Inspector General for the State of California   ?
Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance   ?
Oyez Project   ?
Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays & Gays (PFOX)   ?
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)   ?
People For the American Way   ?
Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life   ?
Pharmacists for Life International (PFLI)   ?
PolicyMic    ?
Poverty & Race Research Action Council (PRRAC)   ?
Prison Fellowship   ?
Protection of Conscience Project   ?
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)    ?
RAND Corporation   ?
Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice (RCRC)   ?
Republican National Committee   ?
Reuters    ?
Rocky Mountains News   ?
Salon.com   ?
San Francisco Faith   ?
Scholar's Corner   ?
Seattle Times    ?
Secular Coalition for America   ?
Sentencing Project   ?
Sidley Austin Brown & Wood, LLP   ?
Slate    ?
Southerner Online   ?
SpeakOut.com   ?
Supreme Court Historical Society   ?
Supreme Court of the United States   ?
Times-Republican    ?
Transportation Security Administration (TSA)   ?
United States Department of Justice   ?
United States Department of State   ?
United States Senate     ?
United States Sentencing Commission (USSC)   ?
US Department of Homeland Security   ?
US Library of Congress (LOC)   ?
USA Today    ?
Vatican City   ?
Washington Post    ?
Washington Times    ?
Wikipedia   ?
Winston-Salem Journal   ?
Wired Magazine    ?