PFAW

AcronymDefinition
PFAWPeople For the American Way (first amendment advocacy and watchdog group; founded in 1980 by Norman Lear)
PFAWPandemic Flu Awareness Week
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In the face of accusations that his involvement with PFAW meant he was sympathetic to "pornographic smut peddlers," "baby-killing abortionists," and "enemies of America," (19) Dunn continued to appeal to soul freedom as the essence of Baptist identity.
(12) Until recently, the most comprehensive study of the topic was the 2000 PFAW report.
PFAW President Ralph Neas said that the organization plans to spend around $5 million on the campaign.
Since our founding in 1981, PFAW has worked to increase citizen participation in the political process, particularly among African- Americans, Latinos and other communities of color, young people, the poor, individuals with disabilities and others underrepresented and discriminated against.
PFAW sent letters to the superintendents of the 14 districts, urging them to drop the unconstitutional classes before lawsuits are filed.
The film was produced and is being promoted by a group calling itself People for the American Way (PFAW).
In tandem with the American Library Association's "Banned Books Week," PFAW is the source of scores of news stories on how closed-minded parents and religious zealots are targeting our best literature - Of Mice and Men, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, The Catcher in the Rye - for elimination from public school libraries and reading lists.
According to PFAW, the 1990s' religious right school prayer movement is led by Pat Robertson's American Center for Law and Justice, the Rutherford Institute, Concerned Women for America and the American Family Association, playing into "the public's anxieties about young people and about the public schools" regarding declining test scores, rising drug abuse, schoolroom violence and teenage pregnancy.
"Textbooks, student newspapers and other school materials are under increasing attack by religious extremists and right-wing groups," led an Associated Press dispatch out of Washington, D.C., on PFAW's findings.
A new background paper on the FBI's library program has been put together by the Washington, D.C.-based People For the American Way (PFAW), which describes itself as a "constitutional liberties organization." It reports the FBI asked several university librarians for information on foreign patrons--such as the reading habits of users with "East European or Russian-sounding names." A University of Houston librarian was asked to monitor books checked out through its interlibrary loan program because "certain Russians are acquiring economic materials which could benefit them." So far, librarians have reported 20 such FBI requests, says PFAW President Arthur J.
Falwell's comment was soon repeated in a fund raising letter from People for the American Way (PFAW), founded in 1981 as a response to the increasing power of the Christian Right.