Useful Links


Organizational Links

Abell Foundation: http://www.abell.org

National NAACP: http://www.naacp.org

People for the American Way: http://www.pfaw.org

National ACLU: http://www.aclu.org

ACLU Affiliates: see national link
ABA (American Bar Association) Network:http://www.abanet.org/home.html

Casa de Maryland: http://www.casademaryland.org

Equality Maryland: http://equalitymaryland.org/

The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore and Central Maryland: http://www.glccb.org/

Advocates for Self Government: http://www.self-gov.org

US Immigration and Naturalization Service: http://www.uscis.gov/

Council on American-Islamic Relations - Maryland: http://www.cairmd.org

American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee: http://www.adc.org

Asian American Rights: http://www.napalc.org

Mexican American Rights: http://www.maldef.org

Sikh Resources: http://www.sikhmediawatch.org

Native American Rights: http://www.narf.org

American Communication Association: http://www.americancomm.org/

Center for Democracy and Technology: http://www.cdt.org/

Freedom Magazine: http://www.freedommag.org/

American Library Association, Office for Intellectual Freedom:
http://www.ala.org/oif.html

Blue Ribbon Campaign for Online Free Speech
http://www.eff.org/br

Americans United for Separation of Church and State: http://www.au.org

Privacy.Org: http://www.privacy.org

National Organization for Women (NOW): http://www.now.org

ACLU GLBT Rights Campaign:
http://www.aclu.org/getequal/

The National Abortion and Reproductive Rights League Foundation:
http://www.naral.org

Planned Parenthood Federation of America:
http://www.plannedparenthood.org


Legal Links

For legal and self-help information tailored to Maryland residents, visithttp://www.peoples-law.org, a website supported by Maryland's non-profit legal services providers, in partnership with the courts, as a service to the public.

'Lectric Law Library: http://www.lectlaw.com

NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund: http://www.nowldef.com

Lawyers Commission for Civil Rights Under Law: http://www.lawyerscomm.org

Legal dot Net: http://www.legal.com

Legal Information Institute and Project Hermes:
http://supct.law.cornell.edu/supct

Library of Congress: http://www.loc.gov

NoloPress Self-Help Law Center: http://www.nolo.com

The World Wide Web Virtual Library - Law:
http://vlib.org/Law.html

The WWLIA Legal Dictionary: http://www.duhaime.org/dictionary/diction.htm


Government Links

Maryland Facts: 
http://www.mec.state.md.us/

Congressional Record Text: http://thomas.loc.gov/home/r104query.html

Constitution of the US:
http://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/constitution.table.html

Piper Resources - State Public Information in a Digital Age:
http://www.statelocalgov.net/index.cfm

Thomas - Legislative Information on the Internet:
http://thomas.loc.gov


Voting Links

League of Women Voters: http://www.lwv.org

Project VoteSmart: http://www.vote-smart.org


Contact Politicians

ACLU-MD Action Center

The Jefferson Project: http://solstice.stardot.com/jefferson

National Political Index: http://www.politicalindex.com

The United States Senate: http://www.senate.gov

The US House of Representatives: http://www.house.gov

Welcome to the White House: http://www.whitehouse.gov


Freedom of Expression Links

First Amendment Cyber-Tribune (FACT): http://fact.trib.comAmerican Communication Association WWW:

http://www.americancomm.org

Free Speech Museum: http://www.spectacle.org/musm.html

The Censorship Pages: http://www.booksatoz.com/censorship/index.htm

The Bill of Rights Quad: The Bill of Rights Freedom of Speech:http://classicals.com/federalist/TheBillhall/wwwboard.html

Communication322: The History and Theory of Freedom of Expression:http://www.asc.upenn.edu/courses/comm322/web.html

CDA Unconstitutional: http://seamonkey.ed.asu.edu/azsunrise/article.html

Freedom Magazine: Freedom of Speech at Risk:

http://www.freedommag.org/english/vol28I1/risk3.htm

First Amendment Cyber-Tribune (FACT): http://fact.trib.com

FACTNet Topics in First Amendment Rights and the Internet:

http://www.factnet.org/sites.html

Internet Resources - Free Speech and Censors

http://www.aclu.org/issues/freespeech/irfs.html

ACLU Cyber-Liberties -- Privacy and Encryption Page

http://www.aclu.org/issues/cyber/priv/priv.html

ACLU: Cyberliberties: http://aclu.org/issues/cyber/hmcl.html

Blue Ribbon Campaign for Online Free Speech

http://www.eff.org/br

Freedom forum: http://www.freedomforum.org

National Freedom of Information Coaliton:

http://www.nfoic.org

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press:

http://www.rcfp.org


Privacy Links

Privacy and Secrecy: http://www.fsu.edu/~crimdo/liberty.html#second

Project on Government: http://www.2020tech.com/maildrop/privacy.html

Privacy International: http://www.privacy.org/

Summit: http://www.wired.com/news/news/politics/story/13223.html

Junkbusters: http://www.junkbusters.com/

Electronic Privacy Information Center: http://epic.org/

Internet Privacy Coalition: http://www.privacy.org/ipc/


Constitution and Amendment Links

US Constitution: http://usconstitution.net

Bill of Rights info:

http://aclu.org/criminaljustice/criminaljustice.cfm?ID=9620&c=15


Historical Links

Declaration of Indepedence article:http://www.archives.gov/exhibit_hall/charters_of_freedom/declaration/declaration_style.html

Thomas Paine: www.bartleby.com/133/

Federalist Papers: http://memory.loc.gov/const/fed/fedpapers.html

Frederick Douglass speech: www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4h2927t.html

Martin Luther King - "Letter From A Birmingham Jail":cal.jmu.edu/wrigh2kr/LtrBirmingham.pdf

Wendell Phillips, abolitionist: www.libertystory.net/LSDOCPHILLIPSLOVEJOY.htm

John Quincy Adams -- opposition to gag rule on discussing slavery:www.uschs.org/04_history/subs_articles/04e_09.html


Supreme Court Links

Supreme Court Info: http://www.supremecourtus.gov/

Northwestern University project site, useful for news and landmark case summaries:http://www.oyez.org/oyez/frontpage


Death Penalty Links

Maryland Death Penalty Information: http://www.mdcase.org/

Students Against the Death Penalty:http://www.studentsagainstthedeathpenalty.org/

Death Penalty Information Center: http://www.essential.org/dpic

UAA Jusice Center: http://www.uaa.alaska.edu/just/death

US Death Penalty Law: http://www.law.cornell.edu/topics/death_penalty.html


Reproductive Rights Links

National Organization for Women (NOW): http://www.now.org

The National Abortion and Reproductive Rights League Foundation:
http://www.naral.org

Planned Parenthood of America: http://www.plannedparenthood.org

National ACLU Reproductive Rights Page:
http://www.aclu.org/issues/reproduct/hmrr.html

Abortion Rights - The Feminist Majority Online:
http://www.feminist.org/gateway/ab_exec2.html

Center for Reproductive Rights: http://www.crlp.org/

Clinic Violence - The Feminist Majority Online:
http://www.feminist.org/gateway/cv_exec2.html

Abortion Clinics Online: http://www.gynpages.com

National Reproductive Federation: http://www.prochoice.org