DLDF: Dear Friends of Free Expression

The Dramatists Guild created the Dramatists Legal Defense Fund to advocate and to educate, and to provide you with a new resource in defense of the First Amendment and on behalf of a robust public domain.

Man is silenced with adhesive red tape across his mouth sealed to prevent him from speaking. Freedom Concept.
Artwork by DG Creative

From cuts in arts funding and art education, to proposed legislation by many states attempting to restrict political protest, to tweets attempting to undermine the legitimacy of the press, governmental hostility to free expression has not reached such a fevered pitch in recent memory. One step we urge you to take right now to fight back is to support the Dramatists Legal Defense Fund.

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Ralph Sevush, Esq.
Ralph Sevush, Esq.

is an entertainment attorney. He’s been with the Dramatists Guild of America since 1997, and their Co-Executive Director and general counsel since June 2005. He is the Treasurer for the Dramatists Legal Defense Fund.