Last updated on: 7/2/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

People For the American Way Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of May 2006

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Other
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Description:

“People For the American Way Foundation is a premier source of vital information for policymakers, scholars and activists nationwide on the Religious Right movement and its political allies. We also engage in legal action as needed to protect or restore the rights and liberties of Americans.”

“About Us,” www.pfaw.org (accessed May 11, 2006)

Mission:

“[People For the American Way’s] purpose is to meet the challenges of discord and fragmentation with an affirmation of ‘the American Way.’ By this, we mean pluralism, individuality, freedom of thought, expression and religion, a sense of community, and tolerance and compassion for others…”

“About Us,” www.pfaw.org (accessed May 11, 2006)

Other:
501(c)(3) non-profit organization and 501(c)(4) Foundation
Quoted in:
  1. Would Amending the US Constitution to Prohibit the Desecration of the US Flag Limit Free Speech?
  2. Does the Real ID Act Unfairly Target Immigrants?