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The People for the American Way (PAW) is committed to defending democracy and bringing the ideals of community, opportunity, diversity, equality and fairness together in a strong, united voice.

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Religious Right Attempts Takeover of Airwaves

When the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) -- the U.S. governmental agency that regulates the airwaves -- decided recently to revisit its standards for granting non-commercial educational (NCE) broadcast licenses, fundamentalist televangelists who stand to lose their subsidy attacked the agency. Now religious right allies in Congress have come to the televangelists' aid with two new bills.