White House Policies on Advocacy Rights Faulted

The Bush administration and its conservative allies in Congress and elsewhere have stepped up efforts to stifle expression by nonprofit groups that disagree with government policies, says a new report by OMB Watch, a Washington advocacy group.

The report, "Continuing Attacks on Nonprofit Speech: Death by a Thousand Cuts II," builds on arguments made in a similar report released by the group last year (The Chronicle, August