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The Independence Institute
Golden, CO
Conservative state think tank. Was member of
Madison Group in early 1990's. Challenges strict
environmental regulations. Member, Earth Day
Alternatives coalition in 1990.

Independent Institute
Oakland, CA
Conservative policy analysis. Cooperated with the
Madison Group in early 1990's.

Indiana Policy Review Foundation
Fort Wayne, IN
Conservative state think tank. Was member of
Madison Group in early 1990's.

Insight Magazine
P.O. Box 91022
Washington, DC 20090-1022
A ultra-conservative publication related to Rev.
Sun Myung Moon, it carries homophobic and
authoritarian materials.

Instauration
Howard Allen Enterprises
Box 76
Cape Canaveral, FL 32920
Nasty nativism fills this monthly magazine which
displays an alarming distaste for
African-Americans and Jews. Editor: Wilmot Robertson.

Institute for American Values
Dudley, MA
Conservative policy analysis. Cooperated with the
Madison Group in early 1990's. Cannot locate
current phone listing.

Institute for Business Ethics
Conservative policy analysis think tank. Was
member of Madison Group in early 1990's.

Institute for Creation Research
P.O. Box 2667
El Cajon, CA 92021
(619) 448-0900

Promotes creationism over evolution.
Institute for Contemporary Studies
San Francisco, CA
Conservative think tank. Was member of Madison
Group in early 1990's.

Institute for Humane Studies
Fairfax, VA
Conservative policy analysis. Cooperated with the
Madison Group in early 1990's.

Institute for Policy Innovation
Lewisville, TX
Conservative policy analysis. Was member of
Madison Group in early 1990's.

Institute for Research and Evaluation
Director Stan Weed, Ph.D. frequently is cited in
materials promoting abstinence-only curricula.

Institute for the Scientific Investigation
of Sexuality
See Family Research Institute.

Institute of Political Economy
Utah State University
Logan, Utah 84322-0725
(801) 750-2064
Conservative state think tank. Was member of
Madison Group in early 1990's. Challenges strict
environmental regulations. Member, Earth Day
Alternatives coalition in 1990.

Institute on Religion and Democracy
1331 H St., NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 393-3200
Regards the National Council of Churches as
manipulated by Marxist ideologues. Condemns
liberation theology. Trivializes attempts to deal
with sexism, racism, homophobia, and classism
within organized religion.

Intercessors for America
P.O. Box 2639
Reston, VA 22090
(703) 471-0913
Chaired by John Beckett, the group organizes
prayer groups to confront sinfulness. Works
closely with the Christian Reconstruction
movement.

Intercollegiate Studies Institute
14 S. Bryn
Mawr Ave.
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
(800) 526-7022
A mainstay of the old right, the institute
publishes the monthly CAMPUS: America's Student
Newspaper, Intercollegiate Review, ISI Update,
Political Science Review, and the quarterly
journal Modern Age. Opposes multi-culturalism and
all forms of liberalism.

J.M. Foundation
Leading funder of conservative and
ultra-conservative causes.

James Madison Institute (for Public Policy Studies)
Tallahassee, FL
Conservative state think tank. Was member of
Madison Group in early 1990's. Challenges strict
environmental regulations. Member, Earth Day
Alternatives coalition in 1990.

Jerry Falwell Ministries
Lynchburg, VA 24514
804 239-9281
Jerry Falwell is one of the most influential
Christian right televangelists who started the
Moral Majority, then replaced it after a brief
hiatus with the Liberty Alliance. He also founded
Liberty University.

John Birch Society
770 Westhill Blvd.
Appleton, WI 54915
(414) 749-3780
Ultra-conservative and reactionary membership
organization that believes the New World Order is
the fruition of a centuries-old conspiracy of
financial elites networked through the Trilateral
Commission, Council on Foreign Relations, and
other similar groups. Publishes The New American.
Challenges strict environmental regulations.
Rigidly homophobic. Opposes OBE. Founded and led
by Robert Welch until his death.
JBS promotes a paranoid and conspiratorial view of history.
Although some members harbor alarming views, the
JBS has a policy of expelling members who make
overt public racist and anti-Jewish statements.
However, it opposed integration and claimed the
civil rights movement was a communist plot.

John Locke Foundation
Raleigh, NC
Conservative state think tank. Was member of
Madison Group in early 1990's.

Josh McDowell Ministries
P.O. Box 1000
Dallas, TX 75221
(214) 907-1000
Opposes comprehensive sexuality education. Josh
McDowell also speaks for Campus Crusade for Christ.

Knights of Columbus
Conservative Catholic lay society. A major
financial contributor to the U.S. Catholic
Bishop's anti-choice campaign.

Knights of Malta
Reactionary Catholic lay society with
aristocratic roots and diplomatic status for its
ambassadors. (Full name: Sovereign Military and
Hospitaller Order of St. John of Jerusalem of
Rhodes and of Malta).

Lambda Report
See The Report.

Lambs of Christ
Direct action anti-choice group. (Also known as
Victim Souls for the Unborn Christ Child).

Landmark Legal Foundation
Kansas City, MO
Conservative legal foundation. Was member of
Madison Group in early 1990's.

LaRouche Network
P.O. Box 889
Leesburg, VA 22075
(703) 777-9451
Far Right. Run by the neo-fascist Lyndon
LaRouche. Other LaRouche groups and publications
include The New Federalist, Executive
Intelligence Review, the Club of Life, and the
Schiller Institute. Former civil rights activist
Rev. James Bevel now works closely with the
LaRouche Network. Rigidly homophobic. Its
featuring of prominent Jews as part of an
ages-old global Aristotelian/Babylonian
conspiracy has earned it a reputation for
anti-Jewish bigotry.

Law and Economic Center
University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL
Conservative policy analysis. Was member of
Madison Group in early 1990's.

Leadership Institute
Springfield, VA
Hosts subsidized training seminars for young
conservative activists.

Legacy Communications
P.O. Box 680365
Franklin, TN 37068
(615) 794-2898
Dr. George Grant leads a project to "develop a
Christian and biblical view toward our culture,
specifically, and the world, in general." Grant,
formerly with Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church,
has written lengthy treatises attacking Planned
Parenthood and the ACLU.

Legatus
Ann Arbor, MI
Founded by Domino's Pizza's Thomas Monaghan to
assist major business executives develop projects
that promote orthodox Catholic values in secular
society. See also Domino's Foundation.

Liberty Lobby
(See The Spotlight)

Liberty University
Box 20000
Lynchburg, VA 24506
(804) 582-2000
Jerry Falwell, former head of the now-defunct
Moral Majority, is founder and chancellor of
Liberty University. See Jerry Falwell Ministries

Liberty Alliance
(See Jerry Falwell Ministries)

Lincoln Caucus
P.O. Box 9854
Phoenix, AZ 85068
(602) 258-5758
Conservative political action group.

Lincoln Institute for Research and Education
An ultra-conservative think tank for
African-Americans run by J. A. Parker who groomed
Clarence Thomas as a conservative political
activist. Publishes Lincoln Review. Typical
fundraising pitch: "The radical self-appointed
`Civil Rights' establishment, led by Jesse
Jackson and the NAACP is trying to turn America
into a land of quotas and special privileges--for
blacks and other minorities."

Lincoln Legal Foundation
Chicago, IL
Conservative legal foundation. Was member of
Madison Group in early 1990's.

Living Parables
Abstinence-only curriculum designed to replace
comprehensive sex education courses.

Love in Action
P.O. Box 2655
San Rafael, CA 94912
(415) 454-0960
Ministry that promotes the conversion of gay men
and lesbians to heterosexuals through counseling.
Works with "former" homosexuals. Administrator is
John Paulk, a former female impersonator whose
identity "had to be rebuilt from the ground up"
by Love in Action. Paulk appeared in the film The
Gay Agenda, and has written for the Lambda Report.

Ludwig von Mises Institute
Auburn Univerity, Alabama
Promotes an unrestrained and unregulated
entrepreneurial form of free market capitalism. A
leading Paleoconservative think tank.

The Mackinac Center
Midland, MI
Conservative state think tank. Was member of
Madison Group in early 1990's.

Madison Center for Educational Affairs
1155 15th St., NW, Suite 712
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 833-1801
Raises funds and provides training for the
Collegiate Network of ultra-conservative campus
newspapers. Publishes two quarterlies: Precis and
Diversity and Division: a critical journal of
race and culture. The latter trivializes concerns
over racism, and suggests attempts to promote
diversity and multiculturalism result in
divisions that hurt American society.

Madison Group
No longer active. A loosely-knit network of
conservative state think tanks, networks, and
legal foundations. Originally launched by the
American Legislative Exchange Council in
Washington, DC Housed for a time at the Heartland
Institute. Has now evolved into a group called
the State Policy Network.

The Maldon Institute
P.O. Box 1651
Washington, DC 20013
(410) 366-2531
An ultra-conservative monitoring group that
prepares assessments on alleged potential
subversive and terrorist threats from the left
and right. Martha Powers, director. Evolved from
the Information Digest, a right-wing spy
newsletter circulated by John and S. Louis Rees.
Publicity material reflects a wide range of
support including the Allegheny Foundation,
Carthage Foundation, and Anti-Defamamtion League
of B'Nai B'Rith. Advisory board includes D. James
Kennedy of Coral Ridge Ministies, and W. Raymond
Wannall, past president of the Association of
Former Intelligence Agents of the FBI.

The Manhattan Institute
1745 N Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 466-7300
Conservative policy analysis.

March for Life
P.O. Box 90300
Washington, DC 20090
(202) 543-3377
Opposes and organizes against abortion rights.

Me, My World, My Future
Abstinence-only curriculum. See also Teen-Aid, Inc.

Media Research Center
113 S. West St.
Second Floor
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 683-9733
Finds offensive any traces of liberalism on TV or
in films. L. Brent Bozell III publishes the
newsletter TV, Etc., with an advisory board that
includes Elliot Abrams, Mona Charen, Pete duPont,
and Rush Limbaugh.

Mid-America Legal Foundation
Chicago, IL
Conservative legal foundation. Was member of
Madison Group in early 1990's.

Mississippi Center for Public Policy Studies
University, MS
Conservative policy analysis. Was member of
Madison Group in early 1990's.

Moral Majority
Now defunct, replaced by Liberty Alliance. See
Jerry Falwell Ministries.

Morality in Media
475 Riverside Drive, Suite 239
New York, NY 10115
(212) 870-3222
Founded in 1962, now headed by Kevin M. Beattie,
the group opposes all forms of what it considers
pornography and obscenity.

Mountain States Legal Foundation
Denver, CO
(303) 861-0244
Conservative legal foundation. Was member of
Madison Group in early 1990's. Challenges strict
environmental regulations. Founded in 1977 with
help from Joseph Coors. Its first president,
James Watt, became Interior Secretary under Reagan.

Nation of Islam
Chicago, IL
Publishes the Final Call. Combines
ultra-conservatism, a unique interpretation of
Islam, racial separatism, and Black nationalism.
NOI leader Minister Louis Farrakhan and some of
his associates promote conspiracy theories about
Jews that reflect historic far right bigotry.

National Association for Abstinence Education
6201 Leesburg Pike, Suite 404
Falls Church, VA
(703) 532-9459
An association for groups promoting
abstinence-only sex education curricula. Director
Jo Ann Gasper is also a project director of Teen Choice.

National Association of Evangelicals
1023 15th St., NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 789-1011
A large and influential group that represents
conservative evangelicals in Washington, DC

National Association of Christian Educators (NACE)
Citizens for Excellence in Education (CEE)
Box 3200
Costa Mesa, CA 92628
(714) 546-5931
Both groups are headed by Robert L. Simonds, who
is on the Coalition on Revival (COR) steering
committee. NACE works closely with COR. NACE's
purpose is to "to reclaim our Christian heritage
in our public schools." CEE is a division of
NACE. Typical rhetoric: "CEE enables parents to
replace faith-destroying curricula with programs
that support moral values." Argues that students
in public schools are "being taught a socialistic
global worldview, and being indoctrinated with
new age, atheistic and value-free ideologies."
Together, both groups publish the Education
Newsline newsletter.

National Association of Scholars
Princeton, NJ
Ultra-conservative group of academics that
publishes the quarterly Academic Questions.

National Center for Policy Analysis
Dallas, TX
Conservative policy analysis. Was member of
Madison Group in early 1990's. Challenges strict
environmental regulations. Member, Earth Day
Alternatives coalition in 1990.

National Citizens Action Network
P.O Box 10459
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(714) 850-0349 Voice
Led by David W. Balsiger, the NCAN specializes in
videotapes. Its publication, Family Protection
Scoreboard, carries articles by Robert W. Lee, a
contributing editor to Conservative Digest and
the John Birch Society's New American.

National Coalition Against Pornography
P.O. Box 7777
Cincinnati, OH 45231
(513) 521-6227
Fights pornography. Seeks constraints or codes
that would affect free expression and the arts.
See also Enough is Enough!.

National Coalition on Television Violence
Seeks constraints or codes that would affect free
expression and the arts.

National Committee of Catholic Laymen, Inc.
150 E. 35th St.
Room 840
New York, NY 10016
(212) 679-7330
Publishes Catholic Eye, a conservative Catholic
newsletter. Related to Human Life Foundation, Inc.

National Committee for a Human Life Amendment
A Catholic anti-choice group.

National Conference of Catholic Bishops (NCCB),
Secretariat for Pro-Life Activities
3211 Fourth Street, NE
Washington, DC 20017
A Catholic anti-choice group headed by Gail
Quinn. The NCCB sponsors the U.S. Catholic
Conference with its Committee for Pro-Life Activities.

National Empowerment Television
See Free Congress Foundation

National Inholders Association
Battle Ground, WA
Conservative policy analysis. Cooperated with the
Madison Group in early 1990's. Challenges strict
environmental regulations. Originally composed
primarily of persons holding title to land and
buildings within federally-regulated lands such
as national forests. Now organizes persons
seeking to exploit the resources of federal lands.

National Legal Foundation
6477 College Park Square, Suite 306
Virginia Beach, VA 23464
(804) 424-4242 1-800-397-4242
Religious Right public interest law firm run by
Robert Skolrood. Founded by Pat Robertson in 1985
(and now independent of him), the National Legal
Foundation provided consultation on the wording
of the overturned Colorado homophobic initiative,
Amendment Two. Publishes a small newsletter, The
Minuteman, edited by John W. Paff.

National Parents' Commission
Johnstown, PA
814 536-4813
Opposes Outcomes Based Education (OBE).

National Review
150 East 35th St.
New York, NY 10016
212 679-7330
William F. Buckley Jr. has established the
magazine as the erudite yacht of conservative
publishing sometimes overlooked in a sea of scows.

National Rifle Association of America
Washington, DC
Conservative policy analysis primarily relating
to gun ownership but embracing a larger
right-wing agenda. Cooperated with the Madison
Group in early 1990's.

National Right to Life Committee
419 7th St., NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 626-8800
(800) 543-3937 [1-800-LIFE-YES] (hotline)
(202) 393-5433 Federal Legislative Hotline
Fights abortion rights and threats to "innocent
human life." Publishes National Right to Life News.

National Right To Work Committee
National Right To Work Legal Foundation
8001 Braddock Road
Springfield, VA 22160
(703) 321-9820
Reed Larson is president of both groups which
aggressively organize against labor unions.
Typical fundraising letter: "we're successfully
battling against the union bosses' forced
unionism abuses and the union bossess are furious."

National Security Caucus
See American Security Council

National Strategy Information Center
1730 Rhode Island Ave., NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 429-0129
Ultra-conservative think tank covering
foreign policy, military, and national security
issues. Publishers of Political Warfare:
Intelligence, Active Measures, and Terrorism
Report. Coordinates the Consortium for the Study
of Intelligence and its Working Group on
Intelligence Reform.

National Taxpayers Union
Mail Address:
325 Pennsylvania Ave., NE
Washington, DC 20003
Walk-in Office:
713 Maryland Ave., NE
Washington, DC 20002
Conservative policy analysis. Cooperated with the
Madison Group in the early 1990's. Promotes a
balanced budget through shrill direct mail
campaigns that sometimes are deceptively designed
to mimic offical government letters. Typical
direct mail appeal: "Congress has not the
foggiest idea of reality...[t]hey waste money and
see nothing wrong with giving away our
hard-earned taxpayer money to the special
interests." Not to be confused with U.S.
Taxpayers Party.

The New American
See John Birch Society

The New Federalist
See LaRouche Network.

New Coalition for Economic and Social Change
Chicago, IL
Conservative network & policy analysis group. Was
member of Madison Group in early 1990's.

New England Center for Political Studies and Research
Springfield, MA
Conservative policy analysis. Was member of
Madison Group in early 1990's. Cannot locate
current phone listing.

New England Legal Foundation
Boston, MA
(617) 695-3660
Conservative legal foundation. Was member of
Madison Group in early 1990's.

New Life Treatment Center
Ministry that promotes the conversion of gay men
and lesbians to heterosexuals through counseling.

New York Guardian
316 Great Neck Road
Great Neck, NY 10021
(718) 229-8134
An alarmingly-nasty newspaper aligned with the
Catholic Right.

Olin Foundation
Leading funder of conservative and
ultra-conservative causes.

Operation Rescue
P.O. Box 127
Summerville, SC 29484
(803) 821-8441
Actually based in Melbourne, Florida, OR was
founded in Binghampton, N.Y. Aggressively fights
abortion rights with militant clinic actions that
cross the line from civil disobedience to assault.

Opus Dei
Reactionary fundamentalist Catholic lay society
which makes totalitarian-style demands of its followers.

Oregon Citizens Alliance
9150 SW Pioneer Ct., Suite W
Wilsonville, OR 97070
(503) 682-0653
Started by Lon Mabon, the OCA sponsored the
Oregon Abnormal Behavior Initiative. Mabon was
briefly head of the Oregon chapter of the
Christian Coalition, but later parted company.
OCA has been active in nearby states trying to
organize similar groups. Mabon presented a
workshop in organizing against civil rights
legislation for homosexuals at Pat Robertson's
Second Annual Road to Victory conference in 1992.

Pacific Legal Foundation
Sacramento, CA
Conservative legal foundation. Was member of
Madison Group in early 1990's. Challenges strict
environmental regulations.

Pacific Research Institute (for Public Policy)
Conservative think tank. Was member of Madison
Group in early 1990's. Challenges strict
environmental regulations. Member, Earth Day
Alternatives coalition in 1990.

Parents Music Resource Center
Seeks constraints or codes that would affect free
expression and the arts. Supports parental
warning system for music found offensive. Some
fear it would lead to censorship.

Pattern Research
Denver, CO
303 778-0880
Conservative policy analysis. Cooperated with the
Madison Group in early 1990's.

Pennsylvania Family Institute
Harrisburg, PA
Conservative policy analysis. Cooperated with the
Madison Group in early 1990's.

The Phyllis Schlafly Report.
P.O. Box 618
Alton, IL 62002
Unvarnished Schlafly. Typical rhetoric: "Warning:
Much of the college curriculum has been
politicized by the liberals and the
feminists...and shifted to what is called
`Oppression Studies,' that is, readings of
third-rate feminist and minority writers who
attack Western civilization as sexist, racist,
and oppressive." Published by Eagle Trust Fund.
See also Eagle Forum.

The Pink Sheet on the Left
See American Sentinel.

Pioneer Fund
Funds research in a pattern that suggests a
problematic concern with biologically-determinate
racial nationalism.

Pioneer Institute
85 Devonshire St., 8th Floor
Boston, MA 02109
(617) 723-2277
Conservative state think tank promoting free
market solutions to social problems. Was member
of Madison Group in early 1990's. Founded in 1988
by Lovett C. Peters, "a Boston businessman,
philanthropist, and trustee of the Foundation for
Economic Education and Hillsdale College.

Plymouth Rock Foundation
26 McKinley Circle
Marlborough, NH 03455
(603) 876-4505
Rus Walton leads a campaign to rewrite the
history of disestablishment and promote the idea
that America was meant to be a Christian nation
in an effort to "reclaim America for Jesus Christ."

Political Economy Research Center
Bozeman, MT
Conservative think tank. Was member of Madison
Group in early 1990's. Challenges strict
environmental regulations. Member, Earth Day
Alternatives coalition in 1990.

Populist Party
Repeated schisms makes it difficult to track,
but essentialy an electoral formation that
promotes a hard right wing version of populism
regarding government bureacracy, mixed with
nativism that in some instances embraces theories
of racism and fascism. Right-wing conspiracy
theorist Bo Gritz was one presidential candidate
supported by the Populist Party.

Pro-Life Action League
6160 North Cicero Ave., Suite 600
Chicago, IL 60646
(312) 777-2900
Director Joseph M. Scheidler is author of Closed:
99 Ways to Stop Abortion. Promotes militant
direct action.

Project Reality
P.O. Box 97
Golf, IL 60029-0097
(708) 729-3298
Produces the abstinence-only curricula Choosing
the Best and Facing Reality. Director is Kathleen
M. Sullivan. Original name of Project Reality was
Project Respect, which was a subsidiary division
of the Committee on the Status of Women run by
Kathleen M. Sullivan. Project Respect originally
promoted the Sex Respect abstinence-only
curriculum now handled by Respect, Inc. Not to be
confused with Respect, Inc. despite earlier ties.

Project Respect
Renamed. See Project Reality

Public Affairs Research Institute for New Jersey
Princeton, NJ
Conservative state think tank. Was member of
Madison Group in early 1990's.

Research Council on Ethnopsychology
William Coulson, Ph.D. runs the Council and is
its chief expert, administrator, and staff.
Opposes comprehensive sexuality education,
especially as relates to gays and lesbians.

Reason Foundation
Santa Monica, CA
Conservative think tank. Was member of Madison
Group in early 1990's. Challenges strict
environmental regulations. Member, Earth Day
Alternatives coalition in 1990.

The Report
42640 10th St. West
Lancaster, CA 93534
(800) 462-4700
An anti-gay project of the Springs of Life Church
where Ty Beeson is pastor. Ty co-produced, with
his wife, Jeannette Beeson, the
widely-distributed Gay Agenda series videotapes,
The Gay Agenda, March on Washington, and Gay
Agenda In Public Education. Together the Beesons
are copublishers of the monthly Lambda Report:
Monitoring the homosexual agenda in American
politics & culture. Peter LaBarbera is founder
and editor of the Lambda Report. Not to be
confused with The Lambda Update of the Lamda
Legal Defense & Education Fund, an organization
that defends lesbian and gay civil rights.

Respect, Inc.
231 East Broadway
Bradley, IL 60915
(815) 932-8389
Produces the Sex Respect abstinence-only
curriculum designed to replace comprehensive sex
education courses. Early workbook written by
Coleen Kelly Mast.

Richardson Foundation
Leading funder of conservative and
ultra-conservative causes.

Rockford Institute
934 Main St.
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 964-5819
Paleoconservative think tank. Was member of
Madison Group in early 1990's. Publications of
the Rockford Institute, which is led by Allan
Carlson, include The Family in America and
Chronicles (formerly Chronicles of Culture). A
main concern is the erosion of traditional values
resulting from an increasingly pluralistic
society. Unhappy with moral tone of modern
industrial capitalism.

Rose Institute for State and Local Government
Claremont McKenna College
Claremont, CA.
Conservative think tank. Was member of Madison
Group in early 1990's.

Rutherford Institute
P.O. Box 7482
Charlottesville, VA 22906-7482
(804) 978-3888
Founded by John W. Whitehead, the Rutherford
Institute distributes tapes from
Reconstructionist leader R.J. Rushdoony and
ultra-conservatives such as Phyllis Schlafly of
Eagle Forum, among others. Promotes the secular
humanism conspiracy theory.

Sahara Club
Militantly anti-environmentalist group of
off-road vehicle enthusiasts.

Scaife Foundation
Leading funder of conservative and
ultra-conservative causes.

Sequoia Institute
Washington, DC
Conservative policy analysis. Was member of
Madison Group in early 1990's.

Shavano Institute
Hillsdale, MI
Hosted by Hillsdale College. Conservative think
tank and policy analysis group. Cooperated with
the Madison Group in early 1990's.

South Carolina Policy Council
Columbia, SC
Conservative state think tank. Was member of
Madison Group in early 1990's.

South Foundation
Knoxville, TN
Conservative policy analysis. Was member of
Madison Group in early 1990's.

Southwest Policy Institute
Edmond, OK
Conservative state think tank. Was member of
Madison Group in early 1990's.

Sovereign Military and Hospitaller Order
of St. John of Jerusalem of Rhodes
and of Malta
See Knights of Malta.

Spatula Ministries
P.O. Box 444
La Habra, CA 90631
(213) 691-7369
Ministry that promotes the conversion of gay men
and lesbians to heterosexuals through counseling.
Works with family and friends.

Specular
Chicago, IL
Conservative policy analysis. Was member of
Madison Group in early 1990's. No current phone
listing in Chicago.

The Spotlight
300 Independence Ave., SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 544-1794
Far Right. Liberty Lobby publishes The Spotlight,
a newspaper with a circulation of over 100,000.
While calling itself a populist group defending
family values and American patriotism, Liberty
Lobby is a major source of bigotry against Jews.
The Spotlight has praised neo-Nazi skinheads
and the Waffen SS, while promoting historical
revisionists who claim the accepted history of
Hitler's genocide is an exaggeration. A project
of Willis Carto who also founded (and was
recently ousted from) the Institute for
Historical Review and Noontide Press. Has
attracted support from and promoted anti-CIA
authors Mark Lane, L. Fletcher Prouty, and Victor
Marchetti. Marchetti has also published a book
authored by LaRouche operatives. Aggressively
trying to recruit from across the
political spectrum.

State Policy Network
Indiana
219 489-8121
A loosely-knit network of conservative state
think tanks, networks, and legal foundations.
Replaced the Madison Group.

Stop Planned Parenthood, Inc. (STOPP)
P.O. Box 8
La Grangeville, NY 12540
National director is James Sedlak. Purpose is
relatively self-explanatory.

Students for America
Chapell Hill, NC
Champions ultra-conservative causes especially
around military issues. Publishes The Front Line Report.

Summit Ministries
Box 207
Manitou Springs, CO 80829
(719) 685-9103
Led by David Noebel, formerly of Billy James
Hargis's Christian Crusade. Summit publishes the
Summit Journal and is a heavy promoter of the
work of Paul Cameron. Noebel is author of a major
(and lengthy) textbook used by the Christian
Right: Understanding the Times: The Story of the
Biblical Christian, Marxist/Leninist and Secular
Humanist Worldviews.

Strategic Christian Services
1221 Farmer's Lane, Suite B
Santa Rosa, CA 95405-9963
(707) 578-7700
Dennis Peacocke is the president of this group
devoted to rebuilding America on Biblical principles.

Sword of the Spirit
Michigan
A network of ultra-conservative charismatic
Catholic lay communities whose drift toward a
totalitarian-style structure led to an
investigation by church authorities. The U.S.
headquarters was the Word of God community in
Michigan. Thomas S. Monaghan's Domino's
Foundation funded projects related to Sword of
the Spirit.

Teen-Aid, Inc.
West 22 Mission
Spokane, WA 99201-2320
(509) 466-8679
Opposes comprehensive sexuality education. LeAnna
Benn, co-founder and international director, is a
co-editor of Me, My World, My Future, an
abstinence-only curriculum.

Texas Public Policy Foundation
San Antonio, TX
Conservative state think tank. Was member of
Madison Group in early 1990's.

Town Hall
On Compuserve computer network
(202) 546-4400 [voice line at Heritage
Foundation, ask for Town Hall information]
An electronic bulletin board (BBS) and
interactive dial-up computer service for the
conservative movement carried on the Compuserve
computer network. Sponsored by National Review
and the Heritage Foundation. Includes electronic
(ASCII) text version of materials from groups
such as the The Free Congress Foundation's
National Empowerment Television project, Focus on
the Family, The Leadership Institute,
International Freedom Foundation, Citizens
for a Sound Economy, and the State Policy Network
of state-based think tanks.

Tradition, Family and Property (TFP)
See American Societies for the Preservation of
Tradition, Family, and Property

Traditional Values [Coalition] (TVC)
100 S. Anaheim Blvd., Suite 350
Anaheim, CA 92805
(714) 520-0300
(202) 547-8570 (Washington, DC)
Founded and led by Rev. Louis P. Sheldon, TVC has
been active in anti-gay and -lesbian initiatives
and fought school-based counseling program for
gay and lesbian teens, Project 10. Roger
Magnuson, author of Are Gay Rights Right? (the
copyright to which is held by the Berean League),
is a frequent contributor to the TVC newsletter.

Understanding the Times
Liberty Bell Press
P.O. Box 32
Flourissant, MO 63032
A ministry run by indefatigable
ultra-conservative author John A. Stormer, whose
books None Dare Call It Treason, None Dare Call
It Treason: 25 Years Later, Anatomy of a Smear,
The Death of a Nation, and Growing Up God's Way,
have sold over ten million copies. In 1992,
Stormer was still lecturing about the Red Menace.

Unification Movement
The extended family of Rev. Sun Myung Moon's
political, cultural, and religious organizations
which number in the hundreds. The core is the
theocratic Unification Church which seeks to
unify all religions and governments under divine
guidance as reflected by Moon. Significant echoes
of clerical fascism. Challenges strict
environmental regulations. Influential in
spawning the Wise Use movement.

Urban Policy Research Institute
Dayton, Ohio
Conservative policy anaysis. State think tank.
Was member of Madison Group in early 1990's.

US English
818 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 200
Washinton, DC 20006
(202) 833-0100
Suspicious of bilingualism.

United States Taxpayers Party
An electoral vehicle for Howard Phillips of the
Conservative Caucus. Opposes "Condoms in the
schools; the New World Order and foreign aid;
abortion; high taxes, excessive spending, and
burdensome regulation; [and] quotas and `gay
rights'." Not to be confused with National
Taxpayers Union.

Victim Souls for the Unborn Christ Child
See Lambs of Christ.

WallBuilders
David Barton's ministry to "affect legislation"
by working "directly with various state and
federal legislators," to influence "passage of
legislation built on biblical values."

The Wanderer
201 Ohio St.
St. Paul, MN 55107-9984
(612) 224-5733
A weekly anti-modernist orthodox Catholic
newspaper published for 126 years with little
change in its editorial viewpoint, and proud of
it. Editor A.J. Matt, Jr. Recent signed editorial
by Frank Morriss: "Liberals Can Take Blame For
Our Descent Into Barbarism." Carries columns
by Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr., Joseph Sobran, and
Patrick J. Buchanan.

Washington Institute for Policy Studies
Bellevue, WA
Conservative state think tank. Was member of
Madison Group in early 1990's.

Washington Legal Foundation
1705 N St., NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 857-0240
Conservative legal foundation. Describes itself
as litigating to preserve and expand free
enterprise. Was member of Madison Group in early 1990's.

Western States Legal Defense Foundation
Challenges strict environmental regulations.

Where Grace Abounds
P.O. Box 18871
Denver, CO 80218
(303) 322-2027
Ministry that promotes the conversion of gay men
and lesbians to heterosexuals through counseling.
Works with family and friends as well as
"former" homosexuals.

Wisconsin Policy Research Institute
Milwaukee, WI
Conservative state think tank. Was member of
Madison Group in early 1990's.

Wise Use Movement
Not a formal organization but a loosely-knit
movement. Challenges strict environmental regulations.

Women Affirming Life, Inc.
159 Washington St.
Brighton, MA 02135
Catholic lay women's group opposed to abortion rights.

Women Exploited by Abortion
Anti-Abortion group focusing on post-abortion experience.

Women for Faith and Family
Catholic lay women's group that opposes the
feminist movement.

Word of God
See Sword of the Spirit.

Wyoming Heritage Society
Casper, WY
Conservative think tank. Was member of Madison
Group in early 1990's.

Yankee Institute for Public Policy Studies
Norwalk, CT
Conservative state think tank. Was member of
Madison Group in early 1990's.

Yellow Ribbon Coalition
POB 240
Springfield, Oregon 97477
503 747-5874
Primarily supports the timber industry interests
against the environmental movement.

Young Americans for Freedom
National organization of ultra-conservative
college students. National office has moved
several times in recent years, with last known
location in Indiana.

Young America's Foundation
110 Elden St.
Herndon, VA 22070
(703) 318-9608
A foundation established by friends and
former leaders of Young Americans for
Freedom. Typical fundraiser: "Long a target of
the peaceniks and radical left, the campus
radicals, now assisted by the powerful ACLU, are
using the longtime military policy of keeping
known homosexuals [out of] the armed forces as an
excuse to throw ROTC off campus."

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Bibliography

Selected Influential Organizations and Periodicals
Promoting an Orthodox View
of Culture and Society.

Including Conservative, Ultra-conservative,
Religious Right, Secular Right, Traditionalist,
Moralist, and Far Right Institutions.

Compiled by
Political Research Associates and the
Institute for First Amendment Studies

Updated 6/1/94


For More Details

Computer users with modems can download the
updated version of this guide by calling The
Public Eye BBS, (617) 272-5815, settings (8,N,1).
For more details, consult the bibliography, and
the following list of secondary sources used in
compiling this guide:

A New Rite: Conservative Catholic Organizations
and Their Allies. Askin, Steve. (Washington, DC:
Catholics for Free Choice, 1994) (202) 986-6093.

The Activists Almanac: The Concerned Citizen's
Guide to the Leading Advocacy Organizations in
America. Walls, David (New York: Fireside/Simon &
Schuster 1993).

Challenging the Christian Right: The Activists
Handbook. Clarkson, Frederick, and Skipp
Porteous. (Great Barrington, MA: Institute for
First Amendment Studies, 1993) (413) 274-3786.

"Burgeoning Conservative Think Tanks," a special
issue of Responsive Philanthropy newsletter,
Spring 1991, National Committee for Responsive
Philanthropy. (202) 387-9177.

The Coors Connection: How Coors Family
Philanthropy Undermines Democratic Pluralism.
Bellant, Russ (Boston, MA: South End Press
(Political Research Associates Series), 1991).
(800) 533-8478.

Old Nazis, the New Right and the Reagan
Administration: The Role of Domestic Fascist
Networks in the Republican Party and Their Effect
on U.S. Cold War Policies. Bellant, Russ,
(Boston, MA: South End Press (Political Research
Associates Series): 1991). (800) 533-8478.

"Opponents of Comprehensive Sexuality Education."
(Pamphlet) Reality-based Education and Learning
for Life. (New York: Planned Parenthood
Federation of America, 1993.

Spiritual Warfare: The Politics of the Christian
Right. Diamond, Sara (Boston, MA: South End
Press, 1989).

UCP's Guide to Uncovering the Right on Campus.
Cowan, Rich and Dalya Massachi. (Boston:
University Conversion Project, 1994) (617) 354-9363.

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Credits

Selected Influential Organizations and Periodicals
Promoting an Orthodox View
of Culture and Society.

Including Conservative, Ultra-conservative,
Religious Right, Secular Right, Traditionalist,
Moralist, and Far Right Institutions.

Compiled by
Political Research Associates and the
Institute for First Amendment Studies

Updated 6/1/94

Credits:

Most of this compendium was researched and
annotated relying on primary documents in the
collections of Political Research Associates and
the Institute for First Amendment Studies.
Additional assistance in the form of
documentation came from the Data Center, the
Boston Campaign for Freedom of Expression, the
National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy,
the University Conversion Project, the Resource
Center, Planned Parenthood, and the Center for
Democratic Renewal.

We gratefully acknowledge the
contributions of authors Russ Bellant, Skipp
Porteous, Steve Askin, Fred Clarkson, Sara
Diamond, Ph. D., William K. Burke, Dan Junas, and
Leonard Zeskind. The PRA files reflect the
collective work of Jean Hardisty, Ph.D., Margaret
Quigley, Esq., Francine Davis, Judith Glaubman,
Francine Almash, Peggy Shinner, Chip Berlet,
and dozens of interns and volunteers.

The files at IFAS also reflect the collective work
of Skipp Porteous, Barbara Simon, Esq., and dozens of
interns and volunteers.

Thanks also to Sheila O'Donnell, Matthew N.
Lyons, the File Ferrets of Blue Mountain
Working Group, and the many people
who faxed documents at the last minute. The
annotations are drawn from primary documents and
secondary information provided by these many
groups and individuals, but as is customary, the
final wording of the list and annotations is the
sole responsibility of the author.

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