Our First Amendment freedoms of religion, speech, congregation, information and press are under constant assault and must be defended at all costs. Please support the following nonprofits and initiatives and continue the vigilante battle protecting our human rights to facts, truth and self-expression.
Current World Press Freedom Index
Current Threats to Freedom of Information
American Civil Liberties Union
works to defend U.S. constitutional rights -- including free speech and press -- by promoting equal protection under the law, the right to due process and personal privacy. It works daily in courts, legislatures and communities to preserve individual liberty. It has appeared before SCOTUS more than any organization besides the U.S. Department of Justice and it handles thousands of cases annually where liberties are threatened.
The Center for Public Integrity
is a non-profit news organization that produces groundbreaking investigations to inform leaders and individuals around the world.
Electronic Frontier Foundation
is an international digital rights group promoting freedom of digital speech, free flow of information and privacy rights against misguided government interference. It is donor-supported and takes action through exposing government corruption, funding legal defenses, organizing political action and more.
The Electronic Privacy Information Center
is a public interest research center in Washington D.C. established to focus public attention on emerging privacy and civil liberties issues and to protect privacy, freedom of expression, and democratic values in the information age.
Investigative Reporters and Editors
is a grassroots journalism nonprofit dedicated to supporting and improving investigative reporting by providing resources, tools and training. Programs include the National Institute for Computer Assisted Reporting (NICAR) and DocumentCloud.
Reporters Without Borders
continuously monitors attacks on freedom of information, speech and press worldwide and denounces such threats, fights censorship, promotes petitions and financially and materially assists persecuted journalists and their families. It has correspondents in 150 countries.
Society of Professional Journalists
promotes the free flow of information and maintains constant vigilance to protect U.S. First Amendment rights of press and speech while fostering excellence in journalists. While the media landscape is changing rapidly, the need for solid journalism is greater than ever in an age of disinformation.
The Tor Project
offers one of the top online anonymity tools and has been instrumental in helping individuals get past government censors speak out online and reduce the chances repercussions. Tor is free open network software that helps defend Internet users against network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy and may allow governments to muffle free speech online.
Wikimedia is a global movement with the mission to bring free educational content to the world, and does so through projects like Wikipedia, Wikinews and many more. All content is contributed and moderated by a dedicated community anyone can join, the ultimate in free information flow and crowdsourcing ethics.