Fighting for the Rights of Man



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Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE)

http://www.thefire.org
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The mission of FIRE is to defend and sustain individual rights at America's colleges and universities. These rights include freedom of speech, legal equality, due process, religious liberty, and sanctity of conscience — the essential qualities of individual liberty and dignity. FIRE's core mission is to protect the unprotected and to educate the public and communities of concerned Americans about the threats to these rights on our campuses and about the means to preserve them.


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American Civil Liberties Union

http://www.aclu.org
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The ACLU is our nation's guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country.


Center for Individual Rights

http://www.cir-usa.org
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The Center for Individual Rights (CIR) is a public interest law firm dedicated to the defense of individual liberties against the aggressive and unchecked authority of federal and state governments. CIR seeks to enforce constitutional limits on state and federal power. Their cases challenge excessive government regulation, unconstitutional state action, and other entanglements characteristic of the modern state.


Institute for Justice

http://www.ij.org
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The Institute for Justice is our nation's only libertarian public interest law firm. They pursue cutting-edge litigation in the courts of law and in the court of public opinion on behalf of individuals whose most basic rights are denied by the government--like the right to earn an honest living, private property rights, and the right to free speech, especially in the areas of commercial and Internet speech. Simply put, they sue the government when it stands in the way of people trying to earn an honest living, when it unconstitutionally takes away individuals' property, when bureaucrats instead of parents dictate the education of children, and when government stifles speech. They seek a rule of law under which individuals can control their destinies as free and responsible members of society.



Freedom of (and from) Religion

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Americans United for Separation of Church and State

http://www.au.org
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Americans United (AU) is a nonprofit educational organization which works to defend the separation of church and state in the courts, to educate legislators, and to work with the media to inform Americans about religious freedom issues.


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The Interfaith Alliance

http://www.interfaithalliance.org
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The Interfaith Alliance is equally committed to protecting the integrity of both religion and democracy in America. They champion religious freedom by respecting individual rights, promoting policies that protect both religion and democracy and uniting diverse voices to challenge extremism and build common ground.



The Right to Keep and Bear Arms

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Second Amendment Foundation

http://www.saf.org
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The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) is dedicated to promoting a better understanding about our Constitutional heritage to privately own and possess firearms. To that end, they carry on many educational and legal action programs designed to better inform the public about the gun control debate.

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