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ABORTION RIGHTS up

  • PRO

Abortion Clinics Online

Alan Guttmacher Institute

Catholics for a Free Choice

Childbirth by Choice Trust

Feminist Women's Health Center

Medical Students for Choice

National Abortion Federation

National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League (NARAL)

Not 2 Late.com

Planned Parenthood Federation of America

Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice

 

  • CON

American Life League

Americans United for Life

Center for Bio-Ethical Reform

Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity

Family Research Council

Feminists for Life of America

Human Life International

National Right to Life Committee

Pro-Life Action Ministries

Snowflakes Embryo Adoption Program

 

  • NEUTRAL INFORMATION

Advocates for Youth

National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy

Project Reality

Reproduction Production

Respect Inc.

Sex Etc.

Sexuality Information and Education Council of the U.S.

Teen Aid

Teen STAR Program

 

ADOPTION up

  • PRO

American Adoption Congress

Families for Private Adoption

International Concerns Committee for Children

National Adoption Center

North American Council on Adoptable Children

Resolve

Snowflakes Embryo Adoption Program

 

  • CON

Abolish Adoption

 

  • NEUTRAL INFORMATION

AdoptioNetwork

Bastard Nation

Center for the Study of Biracial Children

Child Welfare League of America

 

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION up

  • PRO

American Association for Affirmative Action

National Employment Law Project

 

  • CON

Adversity.Net

Center for Equal Opportunity

Center for the Study of Popular Culture

The Claremont Institute

 

ALCOHOL up

  • PRO

American Beverage Institute

The Beer Institute

Distilled Spirits Council of the United States

The Wine Institute

 

  • CON

Adult Children of Alcoholics

Al-Anon Family Groups Headquarters

Alcoholics Anonymous

Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth

Century Council

International Center for Alcohol Policies

Moderation Management

Mother's Against Drunk Driving

National Association for Children of Alcoholics

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Office for Substance Abuse Prevention

Secular Organizations for Sobriety

 

  • NEUTRAL INFORMATION

American Council for Drug Education

College Alcohol Study

Lowe Family Foundation

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

 

ANIMAL EXPERIMENTATION up

  • PRO

American Association for Laboratory Animal Science

Americans for Medical Progress

Foundation for Biomedical Research

Incurably Ill for Animal Research

Michigan Society for Medical Research

National Association for Biomedical Research

 

  • CON

American Anti-Vivisection Society

Animal Welfare Institute

Cmpaign for Responsible Transplantation

Humane Society of the United States

Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing

Medical Research Modernization Committee

New England Anti-Vivisection Society

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Psychologists for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Uncaged Campaigns

 

  • NEUTRAL INFORMATION

Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources

Scientists Center for Animal Welfare

Institute for In Vitro Sciences

 

ANIMAL RIGHTS up

·         PRO

American Anti-Vivisection Society

American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Animal Aid

Animal Concerns

Animal League Defense Fund

Animal Protection Institute

Animal Welfare Institute

Animals Voice

Association of Veterinarians for Animal Rights

Captive Animal Protection Society

Friends of Animals

Fund for Animals

In Defense of Animals

International Institute for Animal Law

Last Chance for Animals

Maddie's Fund

National Animal Interest Alliance

New England Anti-Vivisection Society

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Psychologists for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Society for Animal Protective Legislation

Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society

 

BIOETHICS up

·         PRO

Biotechnology Industry Organization

Center for Bioethics

International Society for Forensic Genetics

Iowa State University Bioethics Program

National Human Genome Research Institute

 

  • CON

American Life League

 

  • NEUTRALINFORMATION

Council for Responsible Genetics

International Forum for Genetic Engineering

National Bioethics Advisory Commission

 

BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS up

Biohazard News

NOVA's Bioterror Series

Nuclear Threat Initiative

Sunshine Project

 

CAPITAL PUNISHMENT up

·         PRO

Criminal Justice Legal Foundation

Death Penalty Focus of California

Justice Fellowship

Justice for All

Office for Victims of Crime

 

  • CON

Canadian Coalition Against the Death Penalty

Catholics Against Capital Punishment

Lamp of Hope Project

Murder Victims Families for Reconciliation

National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty

Religious Organizing Against the Death Penalty Project

 

  • NEUTRAL INFORMATION

Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services

Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants

Criminal Justice Institute

Death Penalty Information Center

The Fortune Society

National Center on Institutions and Alternatives

The Sentencing Project

 

CENSORSHIPup

·         PRO

American Family Association

United Federation of ChildSafe Web Sites

 

  • CON

American Library Association Office for Intellectual Freedom

Canadian Association for Free Expression

Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting

Global Internet Liberty Campaign

Media Coalition

National Coalition Against Censorship

PEN American Center

Rock Out Censorship

World Press Freedom Committee

 

CHILD ABUSE up

ACT for Kids

American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children

Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence

Child Trends

ChildAbuse.org

Childhelp USA

Children's Healthcare is a Legal Duty

FaithTrust Institute

Interfaith Sexual Trauma Institute

Kempe Children's Center

National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information

National Council on Child Abuse and Family Violence

Prevent Child Abuse America

Child Abuse News and Laws

 

  • LEGAL INFORMATION

ABA Center on Children and the Law

 

CLONING up

·     PRO

Center for Bioethics

 

  • CON

American Life League

Council for Responsible Genetics

 

CRIME VICTIMS up

Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence

Criminal Justice Legal Foundation

Crimes Against Children Research Center

Justice Fellowship

Interfaith Sexual Trauma Institute

Justice for All

Justice for Murder Victims

Mothers Against Drunk Driving

Murder Victims Families for Reconciliation

National Center for Victims of Crime

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

National Organization for Victim Assistance

Office for Victims of Crime

Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network

Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests

 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE  up

Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence

Emerge: Counseling and Education to Stop Domestic Violence

Equality Now

Family Research Laboratory

Family Violence Prevention Fund

FaithTrust Institute

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

The Women's Center

 

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE up

Alcohol: Problems and Solutions

Century Council

Mother's Against Drunk Driving

National Commission Against Drunk Driving

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

 

DRUG LEGALIZATION up

·         PRO

Common Sense for Drug Policy

Drug Policy Foundation

Lindesmith Center Drug Policy Foundation

Media Awareness Project

Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

 

  • CON

Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs

Drug Enforcement Agency

Drug Policy Information Clearinghouse

For Real.org

Partnership for a Drug-Free America

 

·         NEUTRAL INFORMATION

ClubDrugs.org

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

 

EATING DISORDERS up (obesity, anorexia, bulimia)

Anorexia and Bulimia Care

Anorexia Nervosa and Related Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders Coalition

Food Addicts Anonymous

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders

National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance

National Eating Disorder Information Centre

National Eating Disorders Association

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Overeaters Anonymous

The Renfrew Center

Rader Programs

Something Fishy

 

ENDANGERED SPECIES up

American Humane Society

Canadian Endangered Species Coalition

Declining Amphibians Populations Task Force

Defenders of Wildlife

Endangered Species Coalition

IUCN Red List of Endangered Species

Oakhill Center for Rare and Endangered Species

TRAFFIC International

Wildlife Trust

World Wildlife Fund

 

ENVIRONMENT up(Dolphins, Global Warming, Oceans, Pollution, Whales)

American Cetacean Society

Beyond Pesticides

Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs

Canadian Centre for Pollution Prevention

Clean Water Fund

Conservation International

Coral Reef Alliance

Corporate Watch

Earth Island Institute

Friends of the Earth

Global Warming International Center

Greenpeace

Humane Society of the United States

Natural Resources Defense Council

Nature Conservancy

SeaWeb

Sierra Club

Union of Concerned Scientists

Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society

Wildlife Management Institute

 

EUTHANASIA up

·         PRO

Compassion in Dying

Death with Dignity National Center

Euthanasia World Directory

World Federation of Right to Die Societies

 

  • CON

American Life League

Americans United for Life

Citizens United Resisting Euthanasia

Euthanasia Prevention Coalition

Human Life International

International Task Force on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide

Last Acts Coalition

 

  • NEUTRAL

Aging with Dignity

Partnership for Caring

Project on Death in America

 

FAMILY RELATIONS up

Child Trends, Inc.

Family Research Council

The Howard Center

National Council on Family Relations

National Partnership for Women and Families

Traditional Values Coalition

Whole Family

 

GAMBLING up

·         PRO

American Greyhound Track Operators Association

National Congress of American Indians

 

  • CON

International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviors

National Coalition Against Legalized Gambling

 

·         NEUTRAL INFORMATION

Youth Gambling International

 

GANGS up

Center for Study and Prevention of Violence

National Gang Crime Research Center

National Major Gang Task Force

National Youth Gang Center

Teens Against Gang Violence

 

GENETIC ENGINEERING up

International Forum for Genetic Engineering

Seriously Ill for Medical Research

 

GLOBAL WARMING up

Climate Solutions

Environmental Defense Fund

Global Warming International Center

Natural Resources Defense Council

Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

 

GUN CONTROL up

·     PRO

Americans for Gun Safety and the AGS Foundation

Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence

Center to Prevent Handgun Violence

Coalition for Gun Control

Coalition to Stop Gun Violence

Million Mom March Foundation

 

  • CON

Independence Institute

Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership

Law Enforcement Alliance of America

National Rifle Association

 

HATE CRIMES up

American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee

Anti-Defamation League

Center for Democratic Renewal

Center for Study and Prevention of Violence

Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism

Human Rights Campaign Fund

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

Prejudice Institute

Simon Wiesenthal Center

 

HEALTH CARE up(reform, insurance)

Ad-Hoc Committee to Defend Health Care

American Council on Science and Health

American Public Human Services Association

Institute for Health Freedom

Medicare Rights Center

National Coalition on Health Care

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services

World Health Organization

 

HOMELESSNESS up

Homes for the Homeless

National Alliance to End Homelessness

National Coalition for the Homeless

National Health Care for the Homeless Council

National Low Income Housing Coalition

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

 

HOMOSEXUALITY up

·         PRO

American Civil Liberties Union

Coalition for Positive Sexuality

Dignity/USA

Human Rights Campaign

National Center for Lesbian Rights

National Gay & Lesbian Taskforce

Parents Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays

 

  • CON

American Family Association

Traditional Values Coalition

 

HUMAN RIGHTS up

Amnesty International

Amnesty International USA

The Carter Center

Center for Constitutional Rights

Center for National Security Studies

Citizens Commission Human Rights

Crimes of War Project

Derechos Human Rights

Freedom House

Human Rights Watch

The Simon Wiesenthal Center

Sojourners

 

IMMIGRATION up

·         PRO

American Civil Liberties Union

International Immigrants Foundation

National Immigration Forum

National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

 

  • CON

American Immigration Control Foundation

 

·     NEUTRAL INFORMATION

Center for Equal Opportunity

Migration Policy Institute

U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service

 

INTERNET PRIVACY up

·     PRO

Electronic Frontier Foundation

Electronic Privacy Information

Global Internet Liberty Campaign

Privacy International

 

  • CON

Center for the Community Interest

Crimes Against Children Research Center

SafeSurf

United Federation of ChildSafe Web Sites

 

·     NEUTRAL INFORMATION

Berkman Center for Internet and Society

Internet Society

 

JUVENILE OFFENDERS up

ABA Juvenile Justice Center

National Center on Institutions and Alternatives

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

 

MEDIA VIOLENCE up

American Family Association

Center for Media and Public Affairs

Center for Successful Parenting

Center for Study and Prevention of Violence

Lion and Lamb Project

SafeSurf

United Federation of ChildSafe Web Sites

 

MEDICAL ETHICS up

American Medical Association

American Psychological Assocation

American Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics

The Hastings Center

Kennedy Institute of Ethics

Park Ridge Center for the Study of Health, Faith, and Ethics

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

Quack Watch

 

MENTAL HEALTH up

American Psychiatric Association

National Institute of Mental Health

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

 

MIDDLE EAST up

Al Jazeera

Arab-Islamic History

Arab Women

The Arab World

The Holy Qur'an

Introduction to the Arab World

Iraq Foundation

Islamic Republic News Agency

Middle East Forum

Middle East Research and Information Project

Middle East Web

U.S. Dept. of State, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs

U.N. Truce Supervision Organization

 

NATIONAL SECURITY up

ANSER Institute for Homeland Security

Arms Control Association

Center for Security Policy

Central Intelligence Agency

Defense Threat Reduction Agency

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Henry L. Stimson Center

Natural Resources Defense Council

Terrorism Research Center

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

 

NUCLEAR WEAPONS up

British American Security Information Council

Nuclear Age Peace Foundation

Nuclear Threat Initiative

Peace Action

 

NUTRITION up

American Council on Science and Health

American Dietetic Association

Calorie Control Council

Citizens for Health

Vegetarian Resource Group

 

POLITICAL CORRUPTION up

Judicial Watch

 

POPULATION up

Negative Population Growth

Population Action International

Population Council

Population Institute

 

PORNOGRAPHY up

American Family Association

Family Research Council

Morality in Media

National Coalition for the Protection of Children and Families

SafeSurf

United Federation of ChildSafe Web Sites

 

POVERTY up

Care

Economic Policy Institute

Institute for Research on Poverty

Joint Center for Poverty Research

National Center for Children in Poverty

Poverty and Race Research Action Council

World Bank

 

PRAYER IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS up

·     PRO

Christian Coalition of America

 

  • CON

American Atheists

Americans for Religious Liberty

Americans United for Separation of Church and State

Freedom from Religious Foundation

 

PRISONS up

·     PRO

Federal Bureau of Prisons

 

  • CON

ACLU National Prison Project

Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants

  • NEUTRAL

American Correctional Association

 

RACISM up

·     PRO

Stormfront

White Aryan Resistance

 

  • CON

Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence

Center for Democratic Renewal

Center for Equal Opportunity

Center for the Study of Biracial Children

Center for the Study of White American Culture

National Employment Law Project

Prejudice Institute

 

RAPE up

Advocates for Youth

Interfaith Sexual Trauma Institute

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network

 

SCHOOL VIOLENCE up

Center for the Prevention of School Violence

Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence

Children's Defense Fund

School Safety and Violence Prevention

National Alliance for Safe Schools

 

SEX EDUCATION up

·         PRO

Coalition for Positive Sexuality

Medical Institute

Planned Parenthood Federation of America

Project Reality

Respect, Inc.

Sex Etc.

Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Teen STAR Program

Teen-Aid

 

SEXUAL HARASSMENT up

9 to 5 National Association of Working Women

Women's Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Labor

 

SMOKING up

American Council of Science & Health

Fight Ordinances and Restrictions to Control and Eliminate Smoking

 

STEM CELLS up see: Animal Experimentation

Do No Harm: The Coalition of Americans for Research Ethics

 

STEROIDS up

National Alliance for Youth Sports

National Center for Drug Free Sport

Steroid Abuse

U.S. Anti-Doping Agency

World Anti-Doping Agency

 

SUICIDE up

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Jason Foundation

 

TEENAGE PREGNANCY up

Advocates for Youth

Campaign for Our Children

Child Trends

National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy

National Organization on Adolescent Pregnancy, Parenting, and Prevention

 

TERRORISM up

America's War against Terrorism

ANSER Institute for Homeland Security

Arms Control Association

Center for Security Policy

Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence

Central Intelligence Agency

CIA: The War on Terrorism

Defense Threat Reduction Agency

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Henry L. Stimson Center

International Policy Institute for Counter Terrorism

Islamic Supreme Council of America

Johns Hopkins Center for Civilian Biodefense Strategies

Nonproliferation and National Security Institute

Terrorism and Children

Terrorism Research Center

U.S. Dept. of State Counterterrorism Office

U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security

U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

 

WELFARE up

·     PRO

Welfare Law Center

 

  • CON

American Public Human Services Association

Heritage Foundation

 

·     NEUTRAL INFORMATION

Institute for Research on Poverty

Institute for Women's Policy Research

National Center for Children in Poverty

Welfare Information Network

 

WOMEN'S RIGHTS up

American Civil Liberties Union

Association for Women in Development

Center for Women Policy Studies

Equality Now

Families and Work Institute

Feminist Majority Foundation

Feminist Women's Health Center

Independent Women's Forum

Institute for Women's Policy Research

International Center for Research on Women

National Partnership for Women and Families

National Organization for Women (NOW)

National Women's Law Center

Wellesley Centers for Women

Wider Opportunities for Women

Women Work!

 

WOMEN IN THE MILITARY V

Women's Research and Education Institute

 

WORKPLACE VIOLENCE top

Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence