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- U.S. Constitution : Document that states the fundamental constitutional law of the United States of America.
- American conservatism : A diverse mix of political ideologies that share support for market economics, some view of American exceptionalism and, generally, decentralization of government; differing views of individual liberties versus enforcement of morality; in opposition to liberalism, socialism and communism; factions include libertarianism, social conservatism, nativism (politics) and neoconservatism
- American Civil Liberties Union : American political action group founded in 1920 for protection of civil liberties.
- Edwin Meese : Ronald Reagan Distinguished Fellow in Public Policy and Chairman of the Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, Heritage Foundation; Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Hoover Institution; member, Committee on the Present Danger; Counselor to the President and U.S. Attorney General in the Reagan Administration;
- William Bradford Reynolds : Litigation partner at Howrey, Simon, Arnold & White LLP; policy board, American Civil Rights Union; Assistant to the Solicitor General of the United States under Erwin N. Griswold and as Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights in the Reagan Administration
- Kenneth Starr : Dean of the Pepperdine Law School, and a partner with the law firm of Kirkland & Ellis; ; opposed Keep America Safe "al-Qaeda Seven" ad; served as Solicitor General of the United States 1989-1993; judge, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit 1983-1989; as counselor to U.S. Attorney General William French Smith from 1981 to 1983; Warren Burger from 1975 to 1977 and 5th Circuit Judge David W. Dyer from 1973 to 1974. Judge Starr served as Independent Counsel for five Executive Branch investigations, including Whitewater, from August 1994 to October 1999
- James Q. Wilson : Policy adviser, American Civil Rights Union; Professor of government at Harvard (1961-1986),the James Collins Professor of Management at UCLA (1986-1997); Chairman of the White House Task Force on Crime in 1966, Chairman of the National Advisory Commission on Drug Abuse Prevention in 1972 to 1973; President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board (1985-1991); chair, president and distinguished scholar, American Political Science Association
- J. Clayburn LaForce : Adjunct scholar, Heritage Foundation and a member of The Mont Pelerin Society; policy advisor, American Civil Rights Union; board member of the Foundation for Research in Economics and Education, Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, Pacific Academy for Advanced Studies, and the Foundation Francisco Marroquin; Dean Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Economics at the UCLA Anderson School of Management; chairman of President Reagan's Task Force on Food Assistance from 1983 to 1984; National Council on the Humanities (1981-1988)
- Curtin Winsor : Policy board, American Civil Rights Union; Director, Media Research Center; U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica during the Contra war, (1983-1985); Senior Consultant on Central America to the Under Secretary of Defense (1985-1987); Manager for International Affairs at the Washington Office of the Chase Manhattan Bank (1973-1979)
- Walter E. Williams : John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics at George Mason University; department chairman (1995-1991); boards of Grove City College, the Reason Foundation and the Hoover Institution, Cato Institute, Landmark Legal Foundation, Institute of Economic Affairs, Business and Media Institute of the Media Research Center and Heritage Foundation; columnist, WorldNetDaily and Frontpage Magazine; "favorite columnist", American Conservative Union
- Linda Chavez : President of the Center for Equal Opportunity; "favorite columnist", American Conservative Union; Policy board Emerita, American Civil Rights Union; Director of Public Liaison in the Reagan White House; Director of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (1983-1985);editor of the prize winning quarterly journal of the American Federation of Teachers, American Educator (1977-1983); resigned as director of U.S. English (1987-1988) over prejudice of the founder; Republican candidate for U.S. Senate from Maryland, 1986
- Kenneth Tomlinson : Former chairman of U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors ; policy board, American Civil Rights Union; former editor-in-chief of Reader's Digest
- Robert Bork : Attorney and jurist; professor at the Ave Maria School of Law in Ann Arbor, Michigan and the Tad and Diane Taube Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution; Distinguished Fellow, Hudson Institute; American Enterprise Institute 1988-2003; Solicitor General (U.S.) from 1973 to 1977; acting U.S. Attorney General from 1973 to 1974; and Circuit Judge of the U. S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit from 1982 to 1988; nominated by Ronald Reagan, but was not confirmed as an associate justice, Supreme Court of the United States (Emeritus)
Officers and Board of Directors
- Susan Carleson : Add brief definition or description Chairman, CEO and Treasurer
- Edwin Meese : Ronald Reagan Distinguished Fellow in Public Policy and Chairman of the Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, Heritage Foundation; Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Hoover Institution; member, Committee on the Present Danger; Counselor to the President and U.S. Attorney General in the Reagan Administration; Director
- Morton Blackwell : President and Founder of The Leadership Institute; Board of Directors, American Conservative Union; Director, American Civil Rights Union; endorser of Scott Rigell for Congress Director
- David Leedom : Add brief definition or description Director
- Wendy Borcherdt Leroy : Add brief definition or description Director
- Peter Ferrara : Add brief definition or description Legal Director, General Counsel
- Betty Barrett : Add brief definition or description Secretary
- J. Kenneth Blackwell : A professional financial manager and recipient of the American Conservative Union and the Ashbrook Center for Public Affairs Senior Fellow, American Civil Rights Union; Contributing editor Townhall.com; Senior Fellow for Family Empowerment, Family Research Council; Ronald Reagan Distinguished Fellow for Public Policy at the Buckeye Institute; board, National Taxpayers Union; Advisor, Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs; Chairman, Coalition for a Conservative Majority; National Rifle Association's Public Affairs Committee; former Mayor of Cincinnati, Undersecretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and U.S. Ambassador to the UN Human Rights Commission
- Peter Ferrara : Add brief definition or description is ACRU General Counse He has served as a Senior Staff Member in the White House Office of Policy Development 1981-1983 and as Associate Deputy Attorney General of the U.S. from 1991-1993.
- John Armor : Add brief definition or description is of legal counsel to the ACRU
- Robert Knight : Director, Culture and Media Institute of Media Research Center; signatory to 2007 Morality in Media letter on .XXX; Senior Fellow, American Civil Rights Union; journalist; senior positions with the Heritage Foundation, Family Research Council, Concerned Women for America, and Coral Ridge Ministries
- Jan LaRue : Attorney; Board member, Culture and Media Institute; Signatory to 2007 Morality in Media letter on .XXX; Chief Counsel, Concerned Women for America (1998-2002); Former Senior Director of Legal Studies for the Family Research Council, Senior Counsel for the National Law Center for Children and Families in the California office, and Special Counsel with the Western Center for Law and Religious Freedom
- Hans Zeiger : Add brief definition or description ACRU Senior Fellow. He is an Eagle Scout and holds a BA in American Studies from Hillsdale College and a Master's Degree in Public Policy from Pepperdine University. He has authored two books about young Americans and his articles have appeared in the Washington Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, San Francisco Chronicle, and Seattle Times.
- Ken Klukowski : Add brief definition or description is a Fellow and Senior Legal Analyst with the ACRU