Alliance Defense Fund
"The Alliance Defense Fund is a unique Christian legal organization that works to protect and defend traditional family values, religious freedom, and the sanctity of human life."
American Center for Law & Justice
"The ACLJ engages in litigation, provides legal services, renders advice and counsels clients, and supports attorneys who are involved in defending the religious and civil liberties of Americans."
American Civil Rights Union
American Civil Rights Union is a nonprofit organization that supports and defends all the rights guaranteed in the Constitution as written. It defends equal protection, free speech, and freedom of the press as well as private property rights, the exercise of religion, and the right to keep and bear arms, even when doing so will be uncomfortable or unpopular.
American Land Rights Association
"American Land Rights Association is a grassroots, non-profit organization advocating private property rights and multiple use of federal lands, including recreational and commercial access."
Atlantic Legal Foundation
"Atlantic Legal Foundation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public interest law firm whose mission is to advance the rule of law by advocating limited, effective government, free enterprise, individual liberty and sound science."
Atlas Economic Research Foundation
The Atlas Mission "is to discover, develop and support intellectual entrepreneurs worldwide who have the potential to create independent public policy institutes and related programs, which advance our vision; and to provide ongoing support as such institutes and programs mature."
"The Cato Institute seeks to broaden the parameters of public policy debate to allow consideration of the traditional American principles of limited government, individual liberty, free markets and peace. Toward that goal, the Institute strives to achieve greater involvement of the intelligent, concerned lay public in questions of policy and the proper role of government."
Center for Equal Opportunity
Center for Equal Opportunity, the nation's only think tank devoted exclusively to the promotion of colorblind equal opportunity and racial harmony, seeks to counter the divisive impact of race conscious public policies with particular focus on racial preferences, immigration and assimilation, and multicultural education.
Center for Individual Rights
"Center for Individual Rights purpose is the defense of individual rights, with particular emphasis on civil rights, freedom of speech, the free exercise of religion, and sexual harassment law."
Christian Legal Society "CLS' mission is 'to be the national grassroots network of lawyers and law students committed to proclaiming, loving and serving Jesus Christ through all we do and say in the practice of law,' particularly through CLS' Membership Ministries."
"The mission of The Claremont Institute is to restore the principles of the American Founding to their rightful, preeminent authority in our national life."
Competitive Enterprise Institute
"The Competitive Enterprise Institute is a non-profit public policy organization dedicated to the principles of free enterprise and limited government. We believe that consumers are best helped not by government regulation but by being allowed to make their own choices in a free marketplace."
Criminal Justice Legal Foundation
"The Criminal Justice Legal Foundation is the only public interest organization in America working full time to assure that our courts respect the rights of crime victims and law-abiding society. The Foundation's award-winning legal staff helped win hundreds of precedent-setting Supreme Court decisions to hold criminals fully responsible for the crimes they commit. Since 1989, CJLF has maintained the best record for winning cases before the United States Supreme Court of any public interest organization in the nation."
Family Research Council
"The Family Research Council champions marriage and family as the foundation of civilization, the seedbed of virtue, and the wellspring of society. We shape public debate and formulate public policy that values human life and upholds the institutions of marriage and the family. Believing that God is the author of life, liberty, and the family, we promote the Judeo-Christian worldview as the basis for a just, free, and stable society."
"The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies is a group of conservatives and libertarians interested in the current state of the legal order. It is founded on the principles that the state exists to preserve freedom, that the separation of governmental powers is central to our Constitution, and that it is emphatically the province and duty of the judiciary to say what the law is, not what it should be."
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education
"FIRE is a nonprofit educational foundation devoted to free speech, individual liberty, religious freedom, the rights of conscience, legal equality, due process, and academic freedom on our nation's campuses."
Free Congress Foundation
"Free Congress Foundation is politically conservative, but it is more than that: it is also culturally conservative. Most think tanks talk about tax rates or the environment or welfare policy and occasionally we do also. But our main focus is on the Culture War. Will America return to the culture that made it great, our traditional, Judeo-Christian, Western culture? Or will we continue the long slide into the cultural and moral decay of political correctness? If we do, America, once the greatest nation on earth, will become no less than a third world country."
Free Speech Coalition
"The Free Speech Coalition, founded in 1993, is a nonpartisan group of ideologically diverse nonprofit organizations and the for-profit organizations which help them raise funds and implement programs. Our purpose is to protect the First Amendment rights of nonprofits and reduce or eliminate the excessive regulatory burdens they face, including the costly and duplicative fund-raising registration requirements now required in almost every state."
Good Neighbor Law
"To educate people on their private property rights, and create a network of first responders."
"The Heritage Foundation is committed to building an America where freedom, opportunity, prosperity and civil society flourish."
"The Independence Institute is established upon the eternal truths of the Declaration of Independence and is dedicated to providing timely information to concerned citizens, governmental officials, and public opinion leaders."
Institute for Justice
Institute for Justice is a libertarian public interest law firm that litigates to secure economic liberty, school choice, private property rights, freedom of speech, and other vital individual liberties, and to restore constitutional limits on the power of government.
James Madison Center for Free Speech
"The James Madison Center for Free Speech was founded to protect the First Amendment right of all citizens to free political expression in our democratic Republic. Its purpose is to support litigation and public education activities to that end."
"The Texas Justice Foundation seeks to mobilize Texans to provide, through financial and service contributions, free legal representation in landmark cases to promote limited government, free markets, private property, and parental rights."
Landmark Legal Foundation
"Landmark Legal Foundation uses the law to advance constitutional principles and policies through the judicial system, government and public forums."
"Liberty Counsel is a nonprofit litigation, education and policy organization dedicated to advancing religious freedom, the sanctity of human life and the traditional family. Established in 1989, Liberty Counsel is a national organization with offices in Florida and Virginia, and hundreds of affiliate attorneys in all 50 states."
"Dedicated to current issues, strategies and public policy of constitutional consequence."
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
"The Mackinac Center for Public Policy is a nonpartisan research and educational institute devoted to improving the quality of life for all Michigan citizens by promoting sound solutions to state and local policy questions. The Mackinac Center assists policy makers, scholars, business people, the media and the public by providing objective analysis of Michigan issues. The goal of all Center reports, commentaries and educational programs is to equip Michigan citizens and other decision makers to better evaluate policy options."
National Legal Foundation
"The National Legal Foundation is a Christian public interest law firm dedicated to the preservation of America's freedom and constitutional rights. Since the organization was founded in 1985, we have been actively involved in defending religious liberty throughout the courtrooms of the United States."
National Association of Scholars
The National Association of Scholars (NAS) is the only academic organization dedicated to the restoration of intellectual substance, individual merit, and academic freedom in the university.
National Federation of Independent Business
"The National Federation of Independent Business is the leading advocacy organization representing small and independent businesses. A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization founded in 1943, NFIB represents the consensus views of its members in Washington and all 50 state capitals."
National Legal and Policy Center
National Legal and Policy Center promotes ethics, openness, and accountability in government through research, education, and legal action, combining credible and high quality research with both public education and action in the form of lawsuits, complaints, congressional testimony, and street demonstrations.
National Legal Center for the Public Interest "The National Legal Center for the Public Interest, created in 1975, is committed to fostering knowledge about law and the administration of justice. The Center contributes to the development of public debate and policy by providing the public and private sectors with timely information on key legal, legislative, regulatory, and economic issues of national importance. It does this through its educational publications and educational forums. The Center does not litigate."
National Right to Work Foundation
"The National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation is a non-profit organization providing free legal aid to thousands of employees nationwide whose human and civil rights have been violated by compulsory unionism abuses."
New England Legal Foundation
"The New England Legal Foundation is a not-for-profit public interest foundation whose mission is promoting public discourse on the proper role of free enterprise in our society and advancing free enterprise principles in the courtroom."
Oregonians in Action Legal Center
Oregonians in Action Legal Center is a nonpartisan, non-profit, public interest law center focusing on litigation that protects constitutional rights of landowners from excessive and increasingly burdensome federal, state, and local regulations.
Pacific Justice Institute
"Pacific Justice Institute is a non-profit 501(c)(3)legal defense organization specializing in the defense of religious freedom, parental rights, and other civil liberties."
Pacific Legal Foundation
"Pacific Legal Foundation speaks for less government and the preservation of free enterprise, private property rights and individual liberties."
Pennsylvania Landowner's Association
The Pennsylvania Landowners' Association (PLA) is committed to protecting property rights and land use while encouraging responsible environmental stewardship. We work toward and support legislation that upholds the 5th Amendment of the United States Constitution which states the following "No Person Shall be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation."
"Reason Foundation is a national research and educational organization that explores and promotes the twin values of rationality and freedom as a basic underpinning of a good society."
"The Institute's mission is twofold: to provide legal services in the defense of religious and civil liberties and to educate the public on important issues affecting their constitutional freedoms."
Southeastern Legal Foundation
"Southeastern Legal Foundation advocates limited government, individual economic freedom, and the free enterprise system in the courts of law and public opinion.
Washington Legal Foundation
"The WLF has one goal: to defend and promote the principles of free enterprise and individual rights."