Political Issues: Civil Rights

External Links to Civil Right Issues

Civil Rights – Resource for current news, events, reports and organizations. Also includes information on hate crimes and affirmative action.

Important Civil Right Issues

Civil Rights – President Obama recognizes that our civil rights laws and principles are at the … He supports full civil unions and federal rights for LGBT couples and …

Civil Rights – The US Commission on Civil Rights studies, analyzes, and reports on civil rights issues in the United States as well as implementation of civil rights laws …

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights & The Leadership Conference Education Fund

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights is a coalition charged by its diverse membership of more than 200 national organizations to promote and protect the civil and human rights of all persons in the United States. Through advocacy and outreach to targeted constituencies, The Leadership Conference works toward the goal of a more open and just society.

American Civil Liberties Union

For almost 100 years, the ACLU has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States.

Civil Liberties Defense Center

Civil Liberties Defense Centers mission focuses on defending and upholding civil liberties through education, outreach, litigation, and legal support and assistance. CLDC strives to preserve the strength and vitality of the Bill of Rights and the U.S. and state constitutions, as well as to protect freedom of expression.

Flex Your Rights

Flex Your Rights (Flex) is a 501(c)(3) educational nonprofit launched in 2002. As a civil liberties organization, we are laser-focused on improving the constitutional literacy of all Americans. To accomplish this, we create and distribute the most compelling, trustworthy, and practical know-your-rights media content in the universe.

Center for Constitutional Rights

The Center for Constitutional Rights is dedicated to advancing and protecting the rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Founded in 1966 by attorneys who represented civil rights movements in the South, CCR is a non-profit legal and educational organization committed to the creative use of law as a positive force for social change.