26 more organizations oppose RWA

Twenty-six higher-education, library, and public-interest organizations today sent an open letter to Congress opposing the Research Works Act.

The letter is signed by the American Association of University Professors, American Historical Association, American Library Association, Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, Californians Aware, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, Community Research, Cost of Government Center, Defending Dissent Foundation, Demand Progress, Doctor Patient Medical Association, Essential Information, Humanist Society of New Mexico, iSolon.org, Mine Safety and Health News, National Coalition Against Censorship, National Coalition for History, OMB Watch, OpenTheGovernment.org, Progressive Librarians Guild, Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, Rutherford Institute, Sage Information Services, Society of American Archivists, Society of Professional Journalists, Special Libraries Association, Tully Center for Free Speech at Syracuse University, Utah Foundation for Open Government, Washington Coalition for Open Government, and the William A. Wise Law Library at the University of Colorado Law School.

Thanks to +Gary Price for the alert and for hosting an online copy of the letter.

PS: If you're counting, and I am, my list <bit.ly/hoap-rwa> now includes 19 publisher opponents of RWA and 46 major non-publisher opponents.

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