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Acronyms, Abbreviations & Initialisms

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Acronym Research Organizations & Websites





A Activity of Isotope
Atomic Mass
AA Affirmative Action
Alcoholics Anonymous
Ann Arbor
Author's Alteration
AAA American Arbitration Association
American Automobile Association
Anti-Aircraft Artillery
Argentine Anticommunist Alliance
AAAE American Association of Airport Executives
AABORDC Ann Arbor Bill of Rights Defense Committee
AABTS Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society
AACAW Ann Arbor Coalition Against the War
AADL Anarchist Anti-Defamation League
AADW Americans Against the Drug War
AAEI American Association for Exporters and Importers
AAFTEC Alliance Against Fraud in Telemarketing and Electronic Commerce
AAGO Asian American Gun Owners
AAI American Antitrust Institute
Arab American Institute
AAJ American Association for Justice
AAL American Anti-Prohibition League
AALDEF Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund
AALL Ann Arbor Libertarian League renamed University of Michigan College Libertarians
AAMC American Alliance for Medical Cannabis
AAMM Arkansas Alliance for Medical Marijuana
AAMMI Ann Arbor Medical Marijuana Initiative
AAMP Americans Against Marijuana Prohibition
AAN Action for Animals Network
Anarchist Action Network
AANR American Association for Nude Recreation
AAP Abortion Access Project
Association of American Publishers
AAPD American Association of People with Disabilities
AAPDP African American Parents for Drug Prevention
AAR Armed American Radio
Artists Against Racism
Association of Authors' Representatives
AARP American Association of Retired Persons
AAS American Association of Suicidology
AASP American Association for Single People
AASPO American Association for Small Property Ownership
AASRA Archaeology, Astronautics and SETI Research Association
AAST American Association of State Troopers
AATU Ann Arbor Tenants Union
AAU Association of American Universities
AAUW American Association of University Women
AAVS American Anti-Vivisection Society
AAWALL Artists and Writers Against Licensing Laws
AAWOD Americans Against the War on Drugs
ABA American Bankers Association
American Bar Association
American Booksellers Association
American Bus Association
ABATE A Brotherhood Against Totalitarian Enactments
Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education
American Bikers Active Toward Education
American Bikers Aimed Toward Education
ABC Alliance for Better Campaigns
American Botanical Council
American Broadcasting Companies, Inc
American Broadcasting Corporation
Americans Back in Charge
Anarchist Black Cross
ABCF Americans Back in Charge Foundation
ABCL Association of British Columbia Landowners
ABFFE American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression
ABI American Beverage Institute
Americans for Better Immigration
Association for Biodiversity Information
ABL American Beverage Licensees
ABLE Association for Better Living and Education International
ABM Anti-Ballistic Missle
ABS Acetyl-Butyl-Styrene
Antilock Brake System
AC Air Conditioning
Alternating Current
Ascension Island (.ac)
ACA Action for Corporate Accountability
ACAA Air Carrier Association for Americans
ACCC Anglican Catholic Church of Canada
ACCI American Council on Consumer Interests
ACDA Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
ACDE American Council for Drug Education
ACE American Council on Education
Army Corps of Engineers
Association of Club Executives
ACF Administration for Children and Families, United States Department of Health and Human Services
Anarchist Communist Federation
ACFC American Coalition for Fathers and Children
ACHRC African Christian Home and Rehabilitation Center
ACI Activists for Choice on the Internet
Airports Council International
ACLU American Civil Liberties Union
ACLUF American Civil Liberties Union Foundation
ACM Association for Cannabis as Medicine
ACMN American Constitutional Militia Network
ACoH Adult Children of Heterosexuals
ACORN Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, Inc
ACP American Constitution Party
ACPR Ariel Center for Policy Research
ACR Alliance for Consumer Rights
ACRC American Civil Rights Coalition
ACRE American Cannabis Research Experiment
ACRI American Civil Rights Institute
ACRU American Civil Rights Union
ACS American Cancer Society
American Cannabis Society
American Constitution Society
ACT Adults and Children Together Against Violence
Alaskans for Cannabis Therapeutics
Alliance for Cannabis Therapeutics
American College Testing
Animal Connection of Texas
Australian Capital Territory
Automated Confirmation of Transactions
ACTA All-County Taxpayers Association
ACT UP AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power
ACTION Activists' Center for Training In Organizing and Networking
ACU Alabamians for Caring Use
American Conservative Union
Americans for Compassionate Use
ACUS Atlantic Council of the United States
AD Analog Digital
Analog to Digital
Andorra (.ad)
Anno Domini
ADA American Decency Association
American Dental Association
Americans for Democratic Action
Americans with Disabilities Act
ADAPTT Animals Deserve Absolute Protection Today and Tomorrow
ADC Aid to Dependent Children
American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
ADCOMPD Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, United States Department of State
ADD Attention Deficit Disorder
ADF Australian Drug Foundation
ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ADL Animal Defense League
Anti-Defamation League
ADMIN Administration
ADP Automated Data Processing
ADQ Action démocratique du Québec
ADSL Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
ADSS Americans Discuss Social Security
AE Animal Emancipation
Architectural and Engineering
Architects and Engineering
United Arab Emirates (.ae)
AEA American Economic Association
AEC Atomic Energy Commission
AECC American Evangelical Christian Churches
AEI American Enterprise Institute
AELE Americans for Effective Law Enforcement
AEP American Electric Power Company, Inc
AERC American Education Reform Council
AERF American Education Reform Foundation
AERO Anarchist Education Resource Organisation
AEU American Ethical Union
AF Afghanistan (.af)
Air Force
Animal Freedom
United States Air Force
AFA Air Force Association
American Family Association
American Freedom Alliance
Armed Females of America
Association of Flight Attendants
AFAA Adult Film Association of America
AFB Air Force Base
AFBI American Family Business Institute
AFC American Fathers Coalition
American Football Conference
American Freedom Center
American Freedom Coalition
American Freedom Committee
AFD Alliance for Democracy
AFE Americans For the Environment
AFF America's Future Foundation
AFGE American Federation of Government Employees
AFHR Atheists For Human Rights
AFIO Association of Former Intelligence Officers aka Association For Intelligence Officers
AFIRM Advocates For the Integration of Recovery and Methadone
AFISR Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance
AFL American Football League
AFL-CIO American Federation of Labor - Congress of Industrial Organizations
AFM Alliance For Marriage
AFN American Freedom Net
American Freedom Network
American Freedom News
American Freedomist Network
Asset Forfeiture Network
AFNOR Association française de Normalisation
AFP Agence France-Presse
America First Party
American Fascist Party
American Freedom Press
Americans for Prosperity
Americans for Prosperity Foundation
AFR Americans for a Free Republic
Americans For Reform
AFRI American Fur Resources Institute
AFS American Field Service
AFSA Air Force Sergeants Association
AFSC American Friends Service Committee
AFSCME American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
AFSI Americans for a Safe Israel
AFSP American Federation for Suicide Prevention
AFT American Federation of Teachers
AFTRA American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
AFVAA Adult Film and Video Association of America
AG Aktiengesellschaft
Antigua and Barbuda (.ag)
Attorney General
AGA American Gaming Association
AGE Americans for Generational Equity
AGOA Africa Growth and Opportunity Act Forum aka United States - Sub-Saharan Africa Trade and Economic Cooperation Forum
AGS Americans for Gun Safety
AGSF Americans for Gun Safety Foundation
AGW Anthropogenic Global Warming
AGWVA American Gulf War Veterans Association
AHA Agricultural Hemp Association
American Hemp Association
American Homebrewers Association
American Homeowners Association
American Humanist Association
AHAD American Hindu Anti-Defamation
AHC American Hemp Council
Australian Hemp Coalition
AHEMP Artists Helping to End Marijuana Prohibition
AHF American Homeowners Foundation
AHGA American Homeowners Grassroots Alliance
AHGO Americans for Hope, Growth and Opportunity
AHIA Australian Hemp Industries Association
AHM American Holocaust Memorial
AHP American Heritage Party
AHUA American Highway Users Alliance
AI Amnesty International
Anguilla (.ai)
Artificial Intelligence
AIA American Institute of Architects
AIDS Auto-Immune Deficiency Syndrome
AIDWYC Association in Defence of the Wrongly Convicted
AIFE American Institute for Full Employment
AIG American International Group
Answers in Genesis
AILA American Immigration Lawyers Association
AIM Accuracy In Media
Aid to Injured Motorcyclists
American Indian Movement
Armed Informed Mothers
AIP Alberta Independence Party
American Independent Party
AIPAC American Israel Public Affairs Committee
AIPLA American Intellectual Property Law Association
AISG American Intelligence Study Group
AIT Asociación Internacional de los Trabajadores
AI USA Amnesty International USA
AJC American Jewish Committee
AJWRB Associated Jehovah's Witnesses for Reform on Blood
AK Alaska
AKC American Kennel Club
AKIP Alaskan Independence Party
AL Alabama
Albania (.al)
American League
ALA American Lands Alliance
American Library Association
American Lung Association
ALAG Animal Liberation Action Group
ALC Animal Liberation Collective
ALCP Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party
ALDE Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe
ALDF Animal Legal Defense Fund
ALEC American Legislative Exchange Council
ALF Adults for Legal Freedom
Alien Life Form
American Legacy Foundation
American Liberty Foundation
Animal Liberation Front
Association of Libertarian Feminists
ALG Americans for Limited Government
ALI Americans for Legal Immigration
ALL American Life League
ALMJP Alabama Marijuana Party
ALP Alaska Libertarian Party
ALR American Legion Riders
ALRA American Land Rights Association
ALS Amyotropic Lateral Sclerosis
ALT Americans for Limited Terms
AM Amplitude Modulation
Ante Meridiem
Armenia (.am)
AMA American Medical Association
American Motorcyclist Association
American Muslim Alliance
AMAC Association of Mature American Citizens
AMC American Motors Corporation
American Muslim Council
AMEX American Express
American Stock Exchange
AMFOR Americans For Open Records
AMI American Meat Institute
American Monetary Institute
AMMA American Medical Marijuana Association
AMMM American Medical Marijuana Movement
AMMO American Medical Marijuana Organization
AMMV American Merchant Marine Veterans
AMPAC American Marijuana Political Action Committee
American Motorcyclists Political Action Committee
AMR Alaskans for Medical Rights
Americans for Medical Rights
AN Aryan Nations
Netherlands Antilles (.an)
ANC African National Congress
ANCPR Alliance for Non-Custodial Parents Rights
ANIN AIDS National Interfaith Network
ANL Anti Nazi League
ANP American Nazi Party
ANR Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights
Association for Nude Recreation
ANSI American National Standards Institute
ANSWER Act Now to Stop War and End Racism
ANZUS Australia, New Zealand, United States Security Treaty
AO Angola (.ao)
AOA Administration on Aging, United States Department of Health and Human Services
AOB Association of Objectivist Businessmen
AOC Alaska Outdoor Council
AOL America Online
AP American Party
Associated Press
Autonomy Party
APA American Paralysis Association
American Police Association
American Pyrotechnics Association
APANET Asian Pacific American Network
APB All Points Bulletin
APC American Policy Center
Association for Progressive Communications
APFN American Patriot Fax Network
American Patriot Friends Network
APHA American Public Health Association
API Animal Protection Institute
APIN Assault Prevention Information Network
APLA AIDS Project Los Angeles
APN American Patriot Network
APP American Patriot Party
APPC Annenberg Public Policy Center
APSA American Political Science Association
APSAC American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children
APTA American Public Transit Association
AQ Antarctica (.aq)
AR Argentina (.ar)
ARA Anti-Racist Action
ARC Amtrak Reform Council
ARDA American Rescue Dog Association
ARDPArk Alliance for Reform of Drug Policy in Arkansas
AREN Alternative Religions Educational Network
ARF Addiction Research Foundation
Aesthetic Realism Foundation
ARIF Association for Renewal of Islamic Faith
ARIO Assoication of Retired Intelligence Officers renamed Association of Former Intelligence Officers
ARJ Alliance for Reproductive Justice
ARL Americans for Religious Liberty
ARM Adjustable Rate Mortgage
Advocates for Recovery through Medicine
American Resistance Movement
ARMPAC Americans for a Republican Majority Political Action Committee
ARN Access Research Network
ARO Alliance of Reform Organizations
ARP American Reform Party
ART Association of Retail Tobacco Dealers
ARTROC America Ready To Restore Our Constitution
AS American Samoa (.as)
ASA American Smokers Alliance
American Society on Aging
Americans for Safe Access
ASACP Adult Sites Against Child Pornography
Association of Sites Advocating Child Protection
ASAP American Society for Action on Pain
As Soon As Possible
ASCAP American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange
ASD Autism Spectrum Disorders
ASDI American Self-Defense Institute
ASEAN Association of Southeast Asian Nations
ASEC American Savings Educational Council
ASF Anarcho-Syndicalist Federation
ASFAR Americans for a Society Free from Age Restrictions
ASG Advocates for Self-Government
ASGS Anarcho-Syndicalist Group Sydney aka Sydney Anarcho-Syndicalist Federation
ASH Action on Smoking and Health
ASHS Alliance of Secular Humanist Societies
ASI Adam Smith Institute
ASIN Amazon Standard Identification Number
ASN Atlas Shrugged Network
ASP Active Server Pages
American Synthesis Party
Assistant Secretary for Policy, United States Department of Labor
ASPCA American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
ASRA Affiliated State Rifle Associations
ASSAP Association for the Scientific Study of Anomalous Phenomena
ASSET Alliance to Stop Slavery and End Trafficking
ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials
AT Atlantic Time
Austria (.at)
ATA Air Transport Association
Air Travelers Association
American Trucking Association
Atlantic Treaty Association
ATF Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
ATM Automated Teller Machine
ATMP Alternatives to Marriage Project
ATP American Tradition Party
ATR Americans for Tax Reform
ATRA American Tort Reform Association
AT&T American Telephone and Telegraph
ATVA All Terrain Vehicle Association
AU African Union
Americans United for the Separation of Church and State
Astronomical Units, mean distance between Earth and Sun, ~93 million miles, ~150 million km
Australia (.au)
AUA American Urological Association
AUC Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia
AUF African Unification Front
AUL Americans United for Life
AUSA Association of the United States Army
AV Audio Visual
AVA American Veal Association
AVAA American Veterans Alliance Association
AVAR Association of Veterinarians for Animal Rights
AVE Avenue
AVERT AIDS Education and Research Trust
AVN Adult Video News
AVP Alien vs Predator
AW Aruba (.aw)
AWA Adult Webmasters Association
AWARE Arming Women Against Rape and Endangerment
AWF Alliance for Worker Freedom
AWI Animal Welfare Institute
AWL Alliance for Workers' Liberty
AWOL Absent Without Leave
AYF Anarchist Youth Federation
AYP Anarchist Yellow Pages
AZ Arizona
Azerbaijan (.az)
AZAA American Zoo and Aquarium Association
AZFGS Arizonans for Gun Safety
AZ4NORML Arizona National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
A2 Ann Arbor




B Bandwidth
BA Bachelor of Arts
Bosnia and Herzegovina (.ba)
BAADS Bay Area Association of Disabled Sailors
BACA Bikers Against Child Abuse
BACAWOD Bay Area Coalition for Alternatives to the War On Drugs
BACH Business Alliance for Commerce in Hemp
BAD Bowhunters Against Drugs
BADD Bikers Against Dangerous Drivers Inc
BAEO Black Alliance for Educational Options
BAM Bikers Against Manslaughter
BAMN By Any Means Necessary
BAN Bay Area Naturists
BASE Building Antenna Span Earth
BASPCAN British Association for the Study and Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect
BATF Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
BAY SWAN Bay Area Sex Worker Advocacy Network
BBC British Broadcasting Corporation
BBG Broadcasting Board of Governors
BBL Be Back Later
BBS Bulletin Board System
BC Before Christ
British Columbia
BCCI Bank of Credit and Commerce International
BCCOM British Columbia Coalition of Motorcyclists
BCE Before Christian Era
Before Common Era
B&D Bondage and Discipline
BDC Blue Dog Coalition
BDCD Blue Dog Conservative Democrats
BDSM Bondage, Discipline, Dominance, Submission, Sadism and Masochism
BF Best Friend
Boy Friend
BFA Buckeye Firearms Association
BFC Buckeye Forest Council
BFF Best Friend Forever
BGC Billy Graham Center
BHIP Boulder Hemp Initiative Project
BHO Barack Hussein Obama
BHL Bernard Henri Levy
BIA Bureau of Indian Affairs
BIS Bank for International Settlements
BISC Ballot Initiative Strategy Center
BJ Blow Job
BJA Bureau of Justice Assistance, United States Department of Justice
BJP Bharatiya Janata Party
BJS Bureau of Justice Statistics, United States Department of Justice
BLM Bureau of Land Management, United States Department of the Interior
BLS Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States Department of Labor
BLVD Boulevard
BMCS Blutopian Medical Cannabis Society
BMD Ballistic Missle Defense
BME Body Modification Ezine
BMI Body Mass Index
Broadcast Music, Inc
Bn Noise Bandwidth
BNP British National Party
BO Body Odor
BOB Best Of Best
BOC Blue Oyster Cult
BOGO Buy One Get One
BOP Bureau of Prisons aka Federal Bureau of Prisons
BORDC Bill of Rights Defense Committee
BORF Bill of Rights Foundation
BOS Best Of Show
BP British Petroleum
BPC Bipartisan Policy Center
BPH Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
BQC Ballot Question Committee
BRAG Bikers Rights Action Group
BRB Be Right Back
BRS Bertrand Russell Society
BS Bachelor of Science
Bull Shit
BSA Boy Scouts of America
Business Software Alliance
BSI British Standards Institution
BTC Business Travel Coalition
BTK Bind, Torture, Kill
BTP Boston Tea Party
BTU British Thermal Unit
BTW Between
By The Way
BUC Blocak Upconverter
BUF Black United Fund
BWL Bursting With Laughter
BWPA Blue Water Pagan Alliance
BYO Bring Your Own
BYOB Bring Your Own Booze
BZO Bundnis Zukunft Osterreich aka Alliance for the Future of Austria
B4 Before




C Capacitance
Chief of Secret Intelligence Service
Choose function
Speed of Light
Speed of Sound
Specific Heat
Vitamin C
CA California
Cocaine Anonymous
CAAEF Cuban American Alliance Education Fund
CAAT Campaign Against Arms Trade
CAC Citizens Against Corruption
Constitutional Accountability Center
CADCA Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America
CAEF Coalition Against Election Fraud
CAF Council on the American Family
CAFE Campaign for Audio-Visual Free Expression
Canadian Association for Free Expression
Corporate Average Fuel Economy
CAFF Council for America's First Freedom
CAFR Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Network
CAGV Connecticut Against Gun Violence
CAGVED Connecticut Against Gun Violence Education Fund
CAGW Citizens Against Government Waste
CAIR Californians for Industrial Renewal
Campaign for Agricultural and Industrial Renewal
Capital Area Immigrants' Rights
Center for AIDS Intervention Research
CALM Cannabis as Living Medicine
Citizens Against Legalized Murder
Citizen's Alliance for the Legalization of Marijuana
CALMM Coalition Advocating Legal Medical Marijuana
CALP Capital Area Libertarian Party
CAMH Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
CAMM Coalition Advocating Medical Marijuana
CAMP Campaign Against Marijuana Planting
Christians Against Marijuana Prohibition
Coalition for the Abolition of Marijuana Prohibition
CAN Cannabis Action Network
Collective Action Notes
Cult Awareness Network
CANoLA Cannabis Action Network of Louisiana
CANOPAS Chelsea Area Network of Peace Activists
CAP Center for American Progress
Constitution Action Party
CAPP Citizens Advocating the Protection of Privacy
CAPPC Citizens Against Police and Prosecutorial Corruption
CAPS Californians for Population Stabilization
CAPTCHA Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart
CAPTR Coalition After Property Tax Reform
CAQ CovertAction Quarterly
CARAMM Coalitions Against Restricting Access for Medical Marijuana
CARCLE Congress Against Racism and Corruption in Law Enforcement
CARE Citizens Allied for Representative Elections
CARF Campaign Against Racism and Fascism
CARMA Campaign for the Advancement of Reform by the Marijuana Amendment
CARN Certified Addictions Registered Nurse
CARR Campus Association for Reproductive Rights
CARS Car Allowance Rebate System
CART Coalition for the Advancement of Rational Thinking
CASA Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse
Citizen Activists for a Secure America
Community Action on Substance Abuse
CASCFEN Central Asian and Southern Caucasian Freedom of Expression Network
CASE Canadian Association for Sound Ecology
CASMAS Coalition Against Slavery in Mauritania and Sudan
CASP California Anti-SLAPP Project
CAST Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking
CATS Citizens for an Alternative Tax System
CAVNET Communities Against Violence Network
CAWS Citizens Against Weapons in Space
CAY Confederation of Anarchist Youth
CBD Cannabidiol
CBJ Congressional Budget Justification
CBL Campaign to Ban Landmines
CBLDF Comic Book Legal Defense Fund
CBLPI Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute
CBN Christian Bikers Network
Christian Broadcasting Network
CBO Communisty Based Organization
CBP Customs and Border Protection
CBPP Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
CBR Center for Bio-Ethical Reform
CBRN Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear
CBS Columbia Broadcasting System
CBSS Council of the Baltic Sea States
CC Cannabis Culture
Christian Coalition
Corruption Crusaders
Cubic Centimemter (cm3)
C&C Compassion and Choices
CCAWII Colorado Coalition Against the War in Iraq
CCC Canadian Cannabis Coalition
Cannabis Consumers Campaign
Chico Cannabis Coalition
Copyright Clearance Center
CCCA California Coalition for Compassionate Access
CCCO Central Committee For Conscientious Objection
CCD Center for Creative Democracy
CCDS Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism
CCE Council for a Competitive Economy
CCHW Citizens Clearinghouse for Hazardous Wastes
CCHR Cuban Committee for Human Rights
CCI Center for Civic Innovation
CCJ Committee of Concerned Journalists
CCJP Colorado Commuinites for Justice and Peace
CCLE Center for Cognitive Liberty and Ethics
CCOPS Concerned Citizens Opposed to Police States
CCP Center for Competitive Politics
Chinese Communist Party aka Communist Party of China
CCPCJ Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
CCPR Citizens for Constitutional Property Rights
CCPS Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies
CCR Center for Constitutional Rights
Creedance Clearwater Revival
CCRKBA Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms
CCRMG California Cannabis Research Medical Group
CCRN! Conceal Carry Reform Now!
CCU Californians for Compassionate Use
CCW Center on Conscience and War
Concealed Carry Weapon
CD Certificate of Deposit
Compact Disc
Democratic Republic of the Congo (.cd)
CDA Chemically Dependent Anonymous
Christian Democratic Appeal
CDAP Christian Democratic Party of Paraguay
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDF Children's Defense Fund
Council for the Defense of Freedom
CDFA Citizens for a Drug Free America
CDHR Coalition for the Defense of Human Rights
CDI Center for Defense Information
Centrist Democrat International
CDMF Center for Digital Media Freedom
CD-ROM Compact Disc Read Only Memory
CDT Center for Democracy and Technology
Central Daylight Time
CE Christian Era
Common Era
CEE Central and Eastern Europe
CEEHRN Central and Eastern European Harm Reduction Network renamed Eurasian Harm Reduction Network
CEI Competitive Enterprise Institute
CEIP Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
CEJ Center for Economic Justice
CELI Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
CENTO Central Treaty Organization
CEO Chief Executive Officer
CEPA Consumers Education and Protective Association
CEPE Center for Energy Policy and the Environment
Coalition to End Primate Experimentation
CEPR Centre for Economic and Policy Research
Centre for Economic Policy Research
CER Center for Education Reform
CERA Citizens Equal Rights Alliance
CERES Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System
CERF Center for Responsible Freedom
CESNUR Center for Studies on New Religions
CFA California Forestry Association
Campus Freethought Alliance
Center for Animals
Citizens Flag Alliance
CFACR Center For American Cultural Renewal
CFACT Committee For A Constructive Tomorrow
CFAN Cannabis Freedom Activist Network
CFACP Campaign for Fresh Air and Clean Politics
CFACR Center For American Cultural Renewal
CFACT Committee For A Constructive Tomorrow
CFAR Center for AIDS Research ?
CFC Cannabis Freedom Coalition
CFDP Canadian Foundation for Drug Policy
CFER Campaign for Electoral Reform
CFG Club For Growth
CFI Campaign Finance Institute
Center for Inquiry
Coalition for Freedom of Information
CFIC Campaign Finance Information Center
CFIF Center for Individual Freedom
CFIRC Canada First Immigration Reform Committee
CFNJ Ceasefire New Jersey
CFO Chief Financial Officer
CFP Cabinda Freedom Party
Computers, Freedom and Privacy
CFPA Coalition for Peace Action
CFR Council on Foreign Relations
CFTC Commodity Futures Trading Commission
CFWGL Center for Women's Global Leadership
CG Center of Gravity
Character Generator
Coast Guard
Complete Game
Computer Graphics
CGI Coast Guard Intelligence
Common Gateway Interface
Computer Graphics Imagery
Computer Graphics Interface
CGIS Coast Guard Investigative Service
CGLP Clare-Gladwin Libertarian Party
CGPI Communist Ghadar Party of India
CGR Council for Government Reform
CGRA Citizens Gun Rights Alliance
CHA Coalition for Hemp Awareness
CHAMP Cannabis Helping Alleviate Medical Problems
CHC Cooler Heads Coalition
CHE Centre for Human Ecology
CHEAR Coalition for Higher Education Act Reform
CHEC Children's Health Environmental Coalition
CHGA Canadian Hemp Growers Association
CHI California Hemp Initiative
CHIC Crossdressers Heterosexual Intersocial Club
CHILI Campus Hemp Information and Legislative Initiative aka University of Wisconsin Eau Claire Students for a Sensible Drug Policy
CHIP Colorado Hemp Initiative Project
CHLI Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute
CHTA Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance
CI Confidential Informant
Counter Intelligence
Criminal Intent
CIA Cannabis In Amsterdam
Cannabis In Avalon
Capitol Information Agency
Central Intelligence Agency
CIAO California Institute for Applied Objectivism
CIAR Counterintelligence Awareness and Reporting
CICDD Continuing International Congress on Direct Democracy
CICF Citizens in Charge Foundation
CID Compassion in Dying
Criminal Investigation Division
Cubic Inch Displacement
CIEC Citizens Internet Empowerment Coalition (inactive?)
CIEJ Citizens and Immigrants for Equal Justice
CIHC Canadian Industrial Hemp Council
CIIA Canadian Institute for International Affairs
CIJ Coalition for International Justice
Consortium for Independent Journalism
CIL Center for Independent Living
CIP Center for International Policy
CIR Center for Individual Rights
CIS Center for Immigration Studies
CJCJ Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice
CJIS Criminal Justice Information Services
CJPF Criminal Justice Policy Foundation
CLAWS Creating Livable Alternatives to Wage Slavery
CLC Campaign Legal Center
CLCA Campaign to Legalise Cannabis Association
CLCIA Campaign to Legalise Cannabis International Association
CLF Cannabis Liberation Front renamed Cannabis Liberation Society
CLI Committee for the Liberation of Iraq
CLMP Council of Literary Magazines and Presses
CLOC Carolinian Lords of the Caucasus
CLP Center for Legal Policy
CLPI Center for Lobbying in the Public Interest
CLS Center for Libertarian Studies
Center on Law and Security
CLT Citizens for Limited Taxation
CM Centimeter
CMA Casino Management Association
Christian Motorcyclists Association
CMFCE Coalition for Marriage, Family and Couples Education
CMMC Chico Medical Marijuana Co-op
CMP Center for Market Processes
CMR Californians for Medical Rights
Campaign for Medical Rights
Coloradans for Medical Rights
CMRO Concerned Motorcycle Riders of Ohio
CMTE Committee
CNBL Center for New Black Leadership
CNC Command and Control
Constitutionists' Networking Center
CND Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
Commission on Narcotic Drugs, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
CNDP Campaign for New Drug Policies
CNIGA California Nations Indian Gaming Association
CNN Cable News Network
CNP Cascadian National Party
Center for National Policy
Council for National Policy
CNS Cannabis News Service
Conservative News Service
Cybercast News Service
CNSL Center for National Security Law
CNSS Center for National Security Studies
CNW Cures Not Wars
CO Citizen Outreach
Clothing Optional
Clothing Optional Digest
Commanding Officer
COA Citizens of America
COCL Coalition for Constitutional Liberties
COD Collect On Delivery
COE Church Of Euthanasia
COEI Center on Entrepreneurial Innovation
CofCC Council of Conservative Citizens
COFOE Coalition For Free and Open Elections
COG Center Of Gravity
Commission on Globalisation
Creepy Old Guy
COGP Center on Global Prosperity
COHA Council on Hemispheric Affairs
COHIP Colorado Hemp Initiative Project
COIN Counterinsurgency
COK Compassion Over Killing
COMD Committee Opposed to Militarism and the Draft
COMM Communications
COO Chief Operating Officer
COP Coefficient Of Performance
COPAL Center on Peace and Liberty
COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
COPEI Comite de Organizacion Política Electoral Independiente aka Social Christian Party of Venezuela
COP Citizens Opposing Prohibition
COPS Community Oriented Policing Services, United States Department of Justice
CORA Coordinadora Radical Antiprohibicionista
CORP Corporation
COS Conservative Opportunity Society
COUM Central Ohio Unorganized Militia
COYOTE Call Off Your Old Tired Ethics
CP Capitalist Party
Catholic Party
Communist Party
Conservative Party
Constitutional Party
Constitutionalist Party
CPA Capitalist Party of America
Catholic Party of America
Certified Public Accountant
Commonwealth Parliamentary Association
CPAC Conservative Political Action Conference
CPC Communist Party of China
Congressional Progressive Caucus
CPD Committee on the Present Danger
CPHV Center to Prevent Handgun Violence renamed Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence
CPIS Citizens for Peace in Space
CPJ Committee to Protect Journalists
CPL Concealed Pistol License
CPN Communist Party of Nepal
CPO Constitution Party of Oregon
CPOP Constitutional Patriots Opposing Prohibition
CPPR Citizens for Private Property Rights
Citizens for the Protection of Property Rights
CPR Cannabis Patient Registry
Citizens for Proportional Representation
Coronary-Pumonary Resusitation
CPRL College Progressive Republican League
CPS Centre for Policy Studies
Child Protective Services
CPSC Consumer Product Safety Commission
CPSR Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility
CPT Consumer Project on Technology
CPU Central Processing Unit
CPUSA Communist Party USA
CPWE Committee to Prevent Wrongful Executions
CQ Congressional Quarterly
CRA Chicago Recovery Alliance
Coral Reef Alliance
CRASH Citizens for Reliable and Safe Highways
CRC Capital Research Center
Committee to Restore the Constitution
CRCM Committee to Regulate and Control Marijuana
CREW Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington
CRF Constitutional Rights Foundation
CRFB Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget
CRFOC Constitutional Rights Foundation Orange County
CRG Center for Representative Government
CRIP Community Revolution In Progress
CRNC College Republican National Committee
CRP Center for Responsive Politics
Committee to Reelect the President
Creator's Rights Party
CRPA California Rifle and Pistol Association
CRRH Campaign for the Restoration and Regulation of Hemp
CRS Can't Remember Shit
CRSA Cannabis Relegalization Society of Alberta
CRT Cathode Ray Tube
CS Cremation Society
Czechoslovakia (.cs)
CSA Canadians for Safe Access
Confederate States of America
Covenant, The Sword, and the Arm of the Lord
CSAF Czech Anarcho-Syndicalist Federation
CSAP Center for Substance Abuse Prevention
CSAT Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
CSBA Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments
CSC Center for Science and Culture
CSD Christopher Street Day
CSDP Common Sense for Drug Policy
CSE Citizens for a Sound Economy
CSER Committee for the Scientific Examination of Religion
CSF Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation
CSGV Coalition to Stop Gun Violence
CSH Council for Secular Humanism
CSI Civil Society International
Committee for Skeptical Inquiry
Council on Security and Intelligence
CSIA Center for Science and International Affairs
Cyber Security Industry Alliance
CSICOP Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal
CSIS Center for Strategic and International Studies
Commercial Sex Information Service
CSM Citizens for a Safer Minnesota
CSN Crosby Stills and Nash
CSNH Cremation Society of New Hampshire
CSNY Crosby Stills Nash and Young
CSPI Center for Science in the Public Interest
CSS Cascading Style Sheet
Central Security Service aka National Security Agency
CSSA Canadian Shooting Sports Association
CSSDP Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy
CST Central Standard Time
CSUSA Copyright Society of the USA
CT Central Time
CTA Chicago Transit Authority
CTIA Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Association
CTJ Citizens for Tax Justice
CTKA Citizens for Truth about the Kennedy Assassination
CTLC Colorado Term Limits Coalition
CTPS Center for Trade Policy Studies
CTRL Conspiracy Theory Research List
CTV Citizens for Traditional Values
CU Consumers Union
See You
CUFO J Allen Hynek Center for UFO Studies
CURE Citizens United for the Rehabilitation of Errants
Constitutionally Unified Republic for Everyone
CUI Controlled Unclassified Information
CUT Colorado Union of Taxpayers
CUUPS Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans
CVD Center for Voting and Democracy
CVF Center for Vigilant Freedom
CVI Combat Veterans International
CVT Center for Victims of Torture
CW CBS Warner
CWC Center on Wrongful Convictions
CWF Campaign for Working Families
CWFA Concerned Women for America
CWV Catholic War Veterans
CYA See Ya
CZ Czech Republic (.cz)
C4L Campaign for Liberty
C4PR Canadians for Proportional Representation




DAD Dads Against Discrimination
DADT Don't Ask, Don't Tell
DAMMADD Dads and Mad Moms Against Drug Dealers
DAN Direct Action Network
DAPJN Detroit Area Peace with Justice Network
DARE Drug Abuse Resistance Education
DATIA Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association
DAV Disabled American Veterans
DAWN DC Anti-War Network
Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era
Drug Abuse Warning Network
DB Decibel
DBS Direct Broadcast Satellite
DCA Defense Communications Agency
DCAPB Detroit Coalition Against Police Brutality
DCCC Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Detroit Coalition for Compasionate Care
DCIS Defense Criminal Investigative Service
DCP Drug Control Programme, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
DCS Delaware Cannabis Society
DD East Germany (.dd)
DDF Defending Dissent Foundation
DDL Direct Democracy League
DDNC Death with Dignity National Center
DE Delaware
Germany (.de)
DEA Drug Enforcement Administration
DEFCON Campaign to Defend the Constitution
Defense Readiness Condition
DFAF Drug Free America Foundation
DFC Democratic Freedom Caucus
DFN Digital Freedom Network
DFP DuoFreedomist Party
DGSE Dallas Gold and Silver Exchange
Direction Générale de la Sécurité Extérieure aka Directorate-General for External Security
DHHS Department of Health and Human Services
DIA Defense Intelligence Agency
Democracy In Action
DIGECO aka General Coca Control and Auditing Board
DII Department of Information and Intelligence
DIN Deutsches Institut für Normung
DINO Democrat In Name Only
DISA Defense Information Systems Agency
DISCUS Distilled Spirits Council of the United States
DiSEqC Digital Satellite Equipment Control
DIVA Denouncing Ingorance through Vigilant Activism
DIY Do It Yourself
DJ Disc Jockey
DLC Democratic Leadership Council
DLPA DL-Phenylalanine
DMCA Digital Millennium Copyright Act
DMV Department of Motor Vehicles
DMZ De-Militarized Zone
DNA Deoxyribonucleic Acid
DNC Democratic National Committee
DNI Director of National Intelligence
DNSA Digital National Security Archive
DOA Dead On Arrival
DOB Date Of Birth
DOC Department of Commerce
DOD Department of Defense
DOE Department of Energy
DOEd Department of Education
DOI Department of Interior
DOJ Department of Justice
DOL Department of Labor
DOLETA Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration, United States Department of Labor
DOMEX Document and Media Exploitation
DONT Detroit Organizational Needs in Treatment
DOT Department of Transportation
United States Department of Transportation
DP Democratic Party
Digital Photography
DPA D-phenylalanine
Drug Policy Alliance
DPC Domestic Policy Council, United States Executive Office of the President
Drug Policy Central
DPF Drug Policy Forum
Drug Policy Foundation
DPFMI Drug Policy Forum of Michigan
DPFT Drug Policy Forum of Texas
DPFVA Drug Policy Forum of Virginia
DPFWI Drug Policy Forum of Wisconsin
DPIC Death Penalty Information Center
DPM Democratic Party of Michigan
DPNA Drug Prevention Network of the Americas
DPO Democratic Party of Oregon
DPT Derechose Para Todos aka Rights for All People
DR Doctor
DRCNet Drug Reform Coordination Network
DREDF Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund
DREO Defense Research Establishment Organization
DRGO Doctors for Responsible Gun Ownership
DRL Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, United States Department of State
DRM Digital Rights Management
D&S Dominance and Submission
DSA Democratic Socialists of America
DSCC Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
DSGL Doctors for Sensible Gun Laws
DSK Dominique Strauss-Kahn
DSL Digital Subscriber Line
DSM Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
DTN Drug Truth Network
Drug Treatment Network
DTO Drug Trafficking Organization
see Black Market Organizations
DTS Digital Theater System
DU Democratic Underground
Ducks Unlimited
DUI Driving Under the Influence
DUID Driving Under the Influence of Drugs
DUIL Driving Under the Influence of Liquor
DURF Drug Users Rights Forum
DV Digital Video
DVB Digital Video Broadcasting
DVB-C Digital Video Broadcasting - Cable
DVB-S Digital Video Broadcasting - Satellite
DVB-T Digital Video Broadcasting - Terrestrial
DVD Digital Video Disc
DVI Digital Visual Interface
DVR Digital Video Recorder
DWDA Death with Dignity Alliance
DWI Driving While Impaired
Drug Watch International
D2A Democrats for the Second Amendment
D66 Democrats '66




E East
EAB Emerald Ash Borer
EANGUS Enlisted Association National Guard US
EARTH Eco Awareness and Recovery Through Hemp
Every American's Right To Hemp
EBA European Betting Association
EBRI Employee Benefit Research Institute
EC Emergency Contraception
ECAD European Cities Against Drugs
ECDP European Cities on Drug Policy
ECMC Emergency Coalition for Medical Cannabis
ECO Environmental Conservation Organization
EDA Exotic Dancers Alliance
EDS Endorphin Deficiency Syndrome
EDT Eastern Daylight Time
EEI Edison Electric Institute
EER Energy Efficiency Ratio
EFCA Employee Free Choice Act
EFF Education Freedom Fund
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Evergreen Freedom Foundation
EFN Economic Freedom Network
EFSDP Educators For Sensible Drug Policy
EGBA European Gaming and Betting Association
EGC Ecclesia Gnostica Catholica aka Gnostic Catholic Church
EGO Eric's Group of Objectivists
EHRN Eurasian Harm Reduction Network
EITC Educational Improvement Tax Credit
EJF Equal Justice Foundation
ELDR European Liberal, Democrat and Reform
ELF Earth Liberation Front
Extremely Low Frequency
ELP Emerson, Lake and Palmer
EMDEF Electronic Music Defense and Education Fund
ENACT Effective National Action to Control Tobacco
ENCOD European Coalition for Just and Effective Drug Policies
ENWO Enemies of the New World Order
EOS Earth Observing System
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
EPF Employment Policy Foundation
EPI Economic Policy Institute
Education Policy Institute
Employment Policies Institute
Employment Policy Institute
EPIC Electronic Privacy Information Center
EPN Electronic Policy Network
EPPC Ethics and Public Policy Center
ERA Earned Run Average
Equal Rights Amendment
European Radical Alliance
EQCA Equality California
ERAA Earth Religions Assistance Association
ERLAN Earth Religions Legal Assistance Network
ERS Electoral Reform Society
ERTH Environmental Resources Thru Hemp
ESA Employment Standards Administration, United States Department of Labor
Entertainment Software Association
ESAD Eat Shit And Die
ESGR Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve
ESOP Employee Stock Ownership Program
ESP Extra Sensory Perception
ESRB Entertainment Software Rating Board
EST Eastern Standard Time
ET Eastern Time
Entertainment Tonight
ETA Estimated Time of Arrival
Euskadi Ta Askatasuna aka Basque Homeland and Freedom
ETC Election Technology Council
ETF Exchange Traded Funds
EU European Union
EURAD Europe Against Drugs
EVP Electronic Voice Phenomena
EZLN Ejercito Zapatista de Liberacion Nacional aka Zapatista National Liberation Army




F Farenheit
FA Federation Anarchiste
FAA Federal Aviation Administration, United States Department of Transportation
FAAT FEMA Acronyms, Abbreviations and Terms
FABC Forest Alliance of British Columbia
FAC Feminists Against Censorship
First Amendment Center
Freedom Activist Coalition
FACT Feminist Anti-Censorship Taskforce
First Amendment Cyber-Tribune
FACTnet Fight Against Coercive Tactics Net
FAF French Anarchist Federation
FAI Federazione Anarchica Informale aka Informal Anarchist Federation
Federazione Anarchica Italiano aka Italian Anarchist Federation
FAIR Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting
Federation for American Immigration Reform
FALA First Amendment Lawyers Association
FALN Fuerzas Armadas Liberacion Nacional Puertoriquena aka Armed Forces of Puerto Rican National Liberation
FAME Foundation for the Advancement of Monetary Education
FAMM Families Against Mandatory Minimums
FAN Flagstaff Activist Network
Free Agents Network
Freedom Activist Network
Fannie Mae Federal National Mortgage Association
FAP First Amendment Project
FAPT Fathers Are Parents Too
FAQ Frequently Asked Questions
FAR Feminists for Animal Rights
FARC Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia aka Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia
FAS Federation of American Scientists
Frescati Anarkistiska Sammanslutning
FATF First Amendment Task Force
FAU Freie Arbeiter Union
FAVNET Feminists Against Violence Network
FB Farm Bureau
FBC Free Burma Coalition
FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation
FBIAA Federal Bureau of Investigation Agents Association
FBOP Federal Bureau of Prisons
FBU FurBearers Unlimited
FCA Family Caregiver Alliance
Framework Convention Alliance
FCAN Florida Cannabis Action Network
FCC Federal Communications Commission
Firearms Coalition of Colorado
FCCC Fernadale Coalition for Compassionate Care
FCDA Family Council on Drug Awareness
FCF Free Congress Foundation
FCG Fund for Constitutional Government
FCI Fifty Caliber Institute
FCIC Federal Citizen Information Center
FCN Family and Corrections Network
Federation of Canadian Naturists
FCPO Family Coalition Party of Ontario
FD Freedom Democrats
FDA Food and Drug Administration
FDCA Family Council on Drug Awareness
Federation of Communist Anarchists
FDD Foundation for the Defense of Democracies
FDIC Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
FDL Free Documentation License
FDN Fuerza Democrática Nicaragüense aka Nicaraguan Democratic Force (defunct)
FEAR Forfeiture Endangers American Rights
FEC Federal Election Commission
FED-UP Foundation to End Drug Unfairness Policies
FEE Foundation for Economic Education
FEM Federation of European Motorcyclists
FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency
FEPAVRAE Federation of Agricultural Producers of the Rio Apurimac Valley
FER Fathers for Equal Rights
FERC Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
FF Freedom Forum
FFE Feminists for Free Expression
FFF Freedom First Foundation
Future of Freedom Foundation
FFEC Florida Fair Elections Coalition
FFFA Faith, Family, Freedom Alliance
FFIEC Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council
FFIP Forum for International Policy
FFRF Freedom From Religion Foundation
FFTN Freedom From Tobacco Network
FHA Federal Housing Administration
FHF Fathers Helping Fathers
FHFA Federal Housing Finance Agency
FHLMC Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation aka Freddie Mac
FHRO First Human Right Organization
FIDH Federation internationale des ligues des droits de I’Homme aka International Federation for Human Rights
FIE Federal Intelligence Entity
FIG Free Inquiry Group of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky
FIGJA Fully Informed Grand Jurors Alliance
FIJA Fully Informed Jury Association
FINRA Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
FIRE Foundation for Individual Rights in Education
FIRV Ferndale for Instant Runoff Voting
FISA Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act
FISC Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
FISCR Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review
FJC Federal Judicial Center
FJHC Fourth of July Hemp Coalition
FKL Forum fuer Klanglandschaft
FL Florida
FLA Florida
FLC Freedom Lovers Connection
FLEOA Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association
FLETC Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, United States Department of Homeland Security
FLOA Freedom Lawyers Of America
FLOTUS First Lady Of The United States
FME Free Market Environmentalism
FMNN Free Market News Network
FMR Floridans for Medical Rights
FN Freedom Network
FNB Food Not Bombs
FNM Free Nigeria Movement
FNMA Federal National Mortgage Association aka Fannie Mae
FOB Freight On Board
FOCAS Federation of Circles and Solitaries
FOIA Freedom of Information Act
FOP Fraternal Order of Police
FORCES Fight Ordinances and Restrictions to Control and Eliminate Smoking
FOREST Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco
FORML Florida Organziation for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
FORVT Freedom Of the Road for Vermont
FOTF Focus On The Family
FP Freedom Party
FPA Fusion Party of America
FPO Freedom Party of Ontario
Freiheitliche Partei Osterreichs aka Freedom Party of Austria
FPRI Foreign Policy Research Institute
FQN Federation Qubecoise de Naturisme
FRA Fathers' Rights Association
FRAC Federation of Revolutionary Anarchist Collectives
FRANYS Fathers' Rights Association of New York
FRC Family Research Council
Fathers' Resource Center
Freddie Mac Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation
FREE Fathers' Rights and Equality Exchange
Foundation for Research on Economics and the Environment
FROG Front Range Objectivists Group
FSA Freedom States Alliance
FSCVL Federation of State Conservation Voter Leagues
FSF Free Software Foundation, Inc
FSP Free State Project
Freedom Socialist Party
FSS Fixed Service Satellite
FSSA Florida Sport Shooting Association
FT Fort
FTA Federal Transit Administration, United States Department of Transportation
Fur Takers of America
FTAA Free Trade Area of the Americas
FTC Federal Trade Commission
FTCR Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights
FTM Freedom To Marry Coalition
FTMI FTM International
FTP File Transfer Protocol
FTRF Freedom To Read Foundation
FTRN Fight The Right Network
FU Freedom Underground
Fuck You
FUCK File Under Canral Knowledge
For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge Forbidden Under Charter of the King
Forbidden Use of Carnal Knowledge
Forced Unnnatural Carnal Knowledge
Fornicating Under Command of the King
Fornicating Under Consent of King
Fornication Under Carnal Knowledge
Fornication Under Consent of King
Fornication Under Consent of the King
Fornication Under the Court of the King
Found in Unlawful Carnal Knowledge
Found Under Carnal Knowledge Furthering Uncommon Carnal Knowledge
FUCR Freedom Union and Cannabis Revolution
FVC Fair Vote Canada
FVN Family Values Network
FVP Family Values Party
FWA Free World Alliance
FWHC Feminist Women's Health Center
FWLLI Federal Wage and Labor Law Institute
FWS Fish and Wildlife Service, United States Department of the Interior
FY Fiscal Year
FYI For Your Information
FZLN Frente Zapatista de Liberación Nacional aka Zapatista Front of National Liberation




GA Gamblers Anonymous
GAAA Gewaltfreie Aktion Atomwaffen Abschaffer aka Non-Violent Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons
GAD Georgians Against Discrimination
GADU Gran Arquitecto Del Universo
Spanish translation of GAOTU, Great Architect Of The Universe
GAL Grupos Antiterroristas de Liberacion aka Antiterrorist Liberation Groups
GALA Gay And Lesbian Alliance
GALAH Gay and Lesbian Atheists and Humanists
GALHA Gay and Lesbian Humanist Association
GAO Government Accounting Office
GAOTU Great Architect Of The Universe
also see GADU, Gran Arquitecto Del Universo
GAP Government Accountability Project
Group Against Pornography
GATA Gold Anti-Trust Action
GBFR Greater Boston Freedom Riders aka Freedom Riders
GC General Counsel
GDO Global Democracy Ottawa
GDP Gross National Product
Guns and Dope Party
GEICO Government Employees Insurance Company
GEOINT Geospatial Intelligence
GF Girl Friend
GFE Grantmakers For Education
GFN Gone For Now
GFW Global Fund for Women
GGS Georgians for Gun Safety
GI Geographical Indications
GILC Global Internet Liberty Campaign
GINGPAC Government Is Not God Political Action Committee
GIS Georgraphic Information System
GLAAD Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation
GLAD Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders
GLBT Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered
GLIL Gays and Lesbians for Individual Liberty
GLLA Great Lakes Limousine Association
GLPC Gay and Lesbian Parents Coalition
GLPCI Gay and Lesbian Parents Coalition International
GLSEN Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network
GLSTN Gay, Lesbian and Straight Teachers Network
GM General Motors
Genetically Modified
GMBO Giggling My Butt Off
GMCP Global Medicinal Cannabis Project
GMHC Gay Men's Health Crisis
GMTA Great Minds Think Alike
GN Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space
GNU GNU's Not Unix
GOA Gun Owners of America
GOAL Guardians Of American Liberty
Gun Owners' Action League
GOCRA Gun Owners Civil Rights Alliance
GONGO Government Operated Non-Governmental Organization
Government Organized Non-Governmental Organization
GOP Grand Old Party aka Republican Party
GP Georgia Party
Grassroots Party
Green Party
GPO Gay Press Organization
GPPF Georgia Public Policy Foundation
GPS Global Positioning System
Global Public Square from Fareed Zakaria GPS
GQ Gentlemen's Quarterly
GR Globalise Resistance
GRAMM Grass Roots Association for Medical Marijuana
GRNC Grass Roots North Carolina
GR8 Great
GQRR Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research
GSA Gay Straight Alliance
General Services Administration
GSAN Gay Straight Alliance Network
GSE Government Sponsored Enterprises
GSL Guns Save Lives
GSMM Granite Staters for Medical Marijuana
GUI Graphical User Interface
GVPC Gun Violence Prevention Center
GWEN Ground Wave Emergency Network
GWG Geeks with Guns
GWOT Global War On Terror
G8 Gate
G8 aka Group of 8
G8R Gator
G20 G20 aka Group of Twenty Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors




H Heroin
HAARP High frequency Active Auroral Research Program
HAC Hemp Awareness Council
HACER Hispanic American Center for Economic Research
HALT Help Abolish Legal Tyranny
HAMC Hells Angels Motorcycle Club
HANF Hanf Als Nutzpflanze Fordern
HAPA Half-Asian Peoples' Association
HARC HIV AIDS Resource Center
HBO Home Box Office
HCALG Hawai'i Coalition Against Legalized Gambling
HCFA Health Care Financing Administration, United States Department of Health and Human Services
HCGV Hoosiers Concerned About Gun Violence
HCRC Hoosier Cannabis Relegalization Coalition
HD High Definition
HDMI High Definition Multimedia Interface
HEIR Home Education Information Resource
HEMP Help End Marijuana Prohibition
Hemp Education Mobilization Project
Human Environmental Mandate Proponents
HERMP Hawaii Equal Rights Marriage Project
HF Heritage Front
HFA Humane Farming Association
HFIA Hemp Food Industries Association
HGH Human Growth Hormone
HHC Hawaii Hemp Council
HHIS Hanging Head In Shame
HHS Health and Human Services
HI Hawaii
HIA Hemp Industries Association
HIPWS Hemp Initiative Projects of Washington State
HIRE Hooking Is Real Employment
HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus
HJTA Howard Jarvis Taxpayer Association
HLI Human Life International
HMO Health Maintenance Organization
HMV Hear My Voice
HNN Hassela Nordic Network
HOP Heritage of Pride
HOPE Hispanas Organized for Political Equality
HOWL Help Our Wolves Live
HP Hewlett Packard
HPEP Houston People Exchanging Power
HPL High Pressure Laminate
Human Placental Lactogen
HPV Human Papilloma Virus
HRC Human Rights Campaign
Human Rights Center (CA)
Human Rights Center (MN)
HRDW Human Rights and the Drug War
HRF Human Rights Foundation
Human Rights Foundation Inc
HRH Harm Reduction Hawaii
HRP Human Rights Party
HRSA Health Resources and Services Administration, United States Department of Health and Human Services
HRT Hormone Replacement Therapy
HRTI Harm Reduction Training Institute
HRW Human Rights Watch
HSA Hunt Saboteurs Association
HSF Home School Foundation
HSI Humane Society International
HSLDA Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLF Humane Society Legislative Fund
HSN Home Shopping Network
HSUS Humane Society of the United States
HT Hemp Times
High Times
HTML HyperText Markup Language
HTTP HyperText Transfer Protocol
HUAC House Un-American Activities Committee
HUD Housing and Urban Development
HVAC Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
HVD High Value Detainees
HW George Herbert Walker Bush
HWY Highway
HZ Hertz
H8 Hate
H&K Hugs And Kisses




I Internet
IA Iowa
IAC International Action Center
Israel Allies Caucus
IACM International Association for Cannabis as Medicine
IACP International Association of Chiefs of Police
IADSA International Alliance of Dietary/Food Supplement Associations
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency
IAF International of Anarchist Federations
IAHF International Advocates for Health Freedom
IAL International Antiprohibitionist League
IALGPC International Association of Lesbian/Gay Pride Coordinators
IAMM Institute Advancing Medical Marijuana
IANA Internet Assigned Numbers Authority
IANSA International Action Network on Small Arms
IANet Interactive Aging Network
IAP Independent American Party
IAPA International Airline Passengers Association
IAPM International Association of Professional Mercenaries
IAS Institute for Anarchist Studies
IATA International Air Transport Association
IATP Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
IAVA Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America
IBM International Business Machines
IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development aka World Bank Group
IBT International Brotherhood of Teamsters
IC I See
Integrated Circuit
Intellectual Conservative
Intelligence Community
ICAN International Child Abuse Network
ICANN Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
ICAR International Cannabis Alliance for Reform
ICBL International Campaign to Ban Landmines
ICCC Internet Consumers Choice Coalition
ICE Immigration and Customs Enforcement, United States Department of Homeland Security
ICG International Crisis Group
ICHEIC International Commission on Holocaust-Era Insurance Claims
ICHV Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence
ICHSLTA International Council of Hides, Skins and Leather Traders Associations
ICL Indiana Citizens For Life
ICLU Iowa Civil Liberties Union
ICMA International City/County Management Association
ICMP International Commission on Missing Persons
ICNC International Center on Nonviolent Conflict
ICORI International Coca Research Institute
ICPR Illinois Citizens for Proportional Representation
ICQ I Seek You
ICR Institute for Creation Research
ICRA Internet Content Rating Association
ICRF International Coalition for Religious Freedom
ICRS International Cannabinoid Research Society
ICSDP International Centre for Science in Drug Policy
ICSID International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes, World Bank Group
ICTSD International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development
ICVA Innocence Commission for Virginia
ID Idaho
IDA In Defense of Animals
Institute for Defense Analyses
IDAP InterDenominational Advocates for Peace
IDC Centrist Democrat International
IDEA Illinois Drug Ethics Alliance
Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance
Intelligent Design and Evolution Awareness
IDF Israeli Defense Forces
IDN Intelligent Design Network
IDPA International Defensive Pistol Association
IDSI International Drug Strategy Institute
IDWCT International Drug War Crimes Tribunal
IE Internet Explorer
IEA Institute of Economics Affairs
IEC International Electrotechnical Commission
IED Improvised Explosive Device
IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
IEN Indigenous Environmental Network
IES Institute for Employment Studies
IETF Internet Engineering Task Force
IF Intermediate Frequency
IFA International Federation of Anarchists
l'Internationale des Federations Anarchistes
IFAN Intellectual Freedom Action Network
IFAS Institute for First Amendment Studies
IFAW International Fund for Animal Welfare
IFAY International Federation of Anarchist Youth
IFC International Finance Corporation
Interracial Family Circle
IFCJ International Fellowship of Christians and Jews
IFF Idaho Family Forum
International Freedom Foundation
IFGE International Foundation for Gender Education
IFLRY International Federation of Liberal Youth
IFP Inkatha Freedom Party
IFRL Illinois Federation for Right to Life
IFSA Interracial Family and Social Alliance
IFTPC International Freedom to Publish Committee
IG Inspector General
IGI International Gaming Institute
IGRA International Gay Rodeo Association
IHA International Hemp Association
IHF International Healing Foundation
IHI Indiana Hemp Institute
IHRA International Harm Reduction Association
IHS Indian Health Service, United States Department of Health and Human Services
Institute for Humane Studies
III Insurance Information Institute
IIS Intrnet Information Services
IISD International Institute for Sustainable Development
IISS International Institute for Strategic Studies
IJ Institute for Justice
IJM International Justice Mission
IL Illinois
ILAB Bureau of International Labor Affairs, United States Department of Labor
ILE Internet Link Exchange
Instituto de Libre Empresa aka Free Enterprise Institute
ILN International Libertarian Network
ILR Institute for Legal Reform
ILS International Libertarian Solidarity
IMC Independent Media Center
IMF International Monetary Fund
IMFFNET International Mens Fashion Freedom Network
IMI Illinois Marijuana Initiative
IMMLY Is My Medicine Legal Yet?
IMO In My Opinion
IMPACS Institute for Media, Policy and Civil Society
IN Indiana
INC Indian National Congress
INCB International Narcotics Control Board, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
IND Investigational New Drug
INF International Naturist Federation
INFACT renamed Corporate Accountability International
ING Internationale Nederlanden Group
INL Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, United States Department of State
INR Intelligence and Research
INS Immigration and Naturalization Service
INSCOM Intelligence and Security Command
INT International (.int)
INTA International Trademark Association
IOC International Olympic Committee
IOFA International Organization For Adolescents
IOM Institute Of Medicine
IOS Institute for Objectivist Studies renamed Objectivist Center
IOU I Owe You
IP Independence Party
Independent Party
Internet Party
Internet Protocol
Intellectual Property
IPC Iran Policy Committee
IPGV Iowans for the Prevention of Gun Violence
IPL Internet Public Library
IPNW Innocence Project Northwest
IPO Initial Public Offering
Intellectual Property Owner
IPPF International Planned Parenthood Federation
IPPN Independent Progressive Politics Network
IPPNW International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War
IPS Institute for Policy Studies
IPU Inter-Parliamentary Union
IR Infra-Red
IRA Individual Retirement Account
Irish Republican Army
IRC Immigration Reform Caucus
International Relations Center
IRD Integrated Receiver/Decorder
IRF Individual Rights Foundation
IRLA International Religious Liberty Association
IRLC Illinois Right to Life Committee
IRLI Immigration Reform Law Institute
IRS Internal Revenue Service
IRSA Immigration and Refugee Services of America
IRV Instant Runoff Voting
IRWG Institute for Research on Women and Gender
ISAR Institute for the Study of American Religion
ISBN International Standard Book Number
ISDD Institute for the Study of Drug Dependence
ISE International Securities Exchange
ISFL International Society of Family Law
ISG Iraq Study Group
ISI Inter-Services Intelligence
Intercollegiate Society of Individualists
Intercollegiate Studies Institute
ISIA International Students In Action
ISIL International Society for Individual Liberty
ISO isos
(not International Organization for Standardization)
(not Organisation internationale de normalisation)
ISR Institute for Social Research
Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance
ISRNI Incest Survivors Resource Network International
ISSN International Standard Serial Number
ISWFACE International Sex Worker Foundation for Art, Culture and Education
IT Information Technology
ITC International Trade Centre of United Nations General Assembly
International Trade Commission
ITD Information Technologies for Development aka Trade and Development Centre
ITEP Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy
ITLA International Taxicab and Livery Association
ITRC Identity Theft Resource Center
ITSA Intelligent Transportation Society of America
ITT In These Times
International Telephone and Telegraph
IUD Inter-Uterine Device
IUPA International Union of Police Associations
IUPAC International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
IVAW Iraq Veterans Against the War
IWA International Workers Association
IWC International Wolf Center
IWF Independent Women's Forum
IWP International Workers Party
IWPS International Women's Peace Service
IWW Industrial Workers of the World




J Joint
JACL Japanese American Citizens League
JAIL Judicial Accountability Initiative Law
JAP Japanese
Jewish American Princess
JAX Jacksonville
JAXCAN Jacksonville Cannabis Action Network
JBS John Birch Society
JCCCR Judeo-Christian Council for Constitutional Restoration
JCPA Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs
JCS Joint Chiefs of Staff
JD Juris Doctorate
JDL Jewish Defense League
JDO Jewish Defense Organization
JDP Justice and Development Party
JFK John Fitzgerald Kennedy
JINSA Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs
JMO Just My Opinion
JNF Jewish National Fund
JP Jefferson Party
JPCC Juneau Pro-Choice Coalition
JPEG Joint Photographic Experts Group
JPFO Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership, Inc
JPI Justice Policy Institute
JSOC Joint Special Operations Command
JTF Jewish Task Force




K Boltzmann constant
KB Kilobyte
KBA Kentucky Bikers Association
KBR Kellogg, Brown and Root
KC Kansas City
KCAC Knesset Christian Allies Caucus
KCFS Kansas Citizens For Science
KC3 Kentucky Coalition to Carry Concealed
KD Knock Down
KECH Kansas Environmetalists for Commerce in Hemp
KFC Kentucky Fried Chicken
KFOR Kosovo Force
KFRI Kansas Family Research Institute
KG Kilogram
KGB Komitet Gosudarstvennoi Bezopasnosti aka Committee for State Security
KGLRC Kalamazoo Gay/Lesbian Resource Center
KHGCA Kentucky Hemp Growers Cooperative Association
KHZ Kilo-Hertz
KIHA Kentucky Industrial Hemp Association
KISS Keep It Simple Stupid
KIT Keep In Touch
KKK Ku Klux Klan
KKKK Knights of the Ku Klux Klan
KKL Keren Kayemet LeYisrael aka Jewish National Fund
KLA Kosovo Liberation Army
KM Kilometer
KO Knock Out
KOC Kiss On Cheek
KOR Komitet Obrony Robotników aka Workers' Defence Committee
KOR ABC KOR Anarchist Black Cross
KOTC Kiss On The Cheek
KPH Kilometers Per Hour
KS Kansas
KSCNORML Southcentral Kansas National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
KSCSKKK Knights of the Southern Cross Soldiers of the Ku Klux Klan
KUBARK KUBARK aka Central Intelligence Agency
KUNORML Kansas University National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
KWK Knights of the White Kamellia




L Liter
LA Libertarian Alliance
Los Angeles
LAAN Lansing Area AIDS Network
LAAW Legal Aid for Abused Women
LAC Legal Action Center
LACRC Los Angeles Cannabis Resource Center
LAHR Lansing Association for Human Rights
LA&M Leather Archives and Museum
LAN Libertarian Activist Network
Local Area Network
LAND Landowners Association of North Dakota
LARC London Action Resource Centre
LASER Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
LATP Louisiana Taxpayers Party
LB libra (Latin word for Roman pound, approximately .72 English pounds weight)
LBJ Lyndon Baines Johnson
LC Lower Case
LCA Legalise Cannabis Alliance
LCC Legalise Cannabis Campaign
LCCC Lansing Compassionate Care Commission
LCD Liquid Crystal Display
LCMA Libertarian Campaign Managers Association
LCR Log Cabin Republicans
LCV League of Conservation Voters
LDP Liberal Democratic Party
LDS Latter Day Saints aka Mormons
Liberal Democracy of Slovenia
LEA Law Enforcement Agency
LEAA Law Enforcement Alliance of America
LEAD League for Ethical Action on Drugs
LEAF Liberty's Educational Advocacy Forum
LEAP Law Enforcement Against Prohibition
Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics
LED Light Emitting Diode
LEIU Law Enforcement Intelligence Unit
LEO Law Enforcement Online
LEPSA Law Enforcement for the Preservation of the Second Amendment
LFL Libertarians For Life
Lutherans For Life
LFS Libertarian Futurist Society
LGBT Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender
LGBTA Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Affairs
LGCJ Lesbian and Gay Coalition for Justice
LGCM Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement
LGIRTF Lesbian and Gay Immigration Rights Task Force
LGLC Libertarians for Gay and Lesbian Concerns
LHM Lord Help Me
LI Liberal International
LIFE Lobby for Individual Freedom and Equality
LII Legal Information Institute
LIO Libertarian International Organization
LLC Limited Liability Corporation
LLDEF Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund
LLEGO Latino/a Lesbian and Gay Organization
LMAO Laughing My Ass Off
LMFAO Laughing My Fucking Ass Off
LMP Legalize Marijuana Party
Legalize Marijuana Party
LN Lane
LNA Low Noise Amplifier
LNB Low Noise Block
LNBF Low Noise Block Feedhorn
LNC Libertarian National Committee
Low Noise Converter
LNCC Libertarian National Congressional Committee
LNF Libertarian Nation Foundation
LNG Liquid Natural Gas
LNS Liberation News Service
LNSG Libertarian National Socialist Green Party
LO Hello
LOC Library of Congress
LOL Laugh Out Loud
LOSS League Of Secessionist States
LOTR Liberty on the Rocks
LP Labor Party
Labour Party
Liberal Party
Libertarian Party
Light Party
Liquid Propane
LPAC Liberty Political Action Conference
LPCT Libertarian Party of Connecticut
LPDC Libertarian Party of District of Columbia
LPF League for Programming Freedom
LPGA Libertarian Party of Georgia
LPIA Libertarian Party of Iowa
LPIN Libertarian Party of Indiana
LPLC Libertarian Party of Livingston County
LPM Libertarian Party of Michigan
LPMA Libertarian Party of Massachusetts
LPNC Libertarian Party of North Carolina
LPNH Libertarian Party of New Hampshire
LPO Libertarian Party of Ohio
Libertarian Party of Oregon
LPOC Libertarian Party of Oakland County
LPPA Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania
LPPV League of Private Property Voters
LPRC Libertarian Party Radical Caucus
Libertarian Party Rothbard Caucus
LPRI Libertarian Party of Rhode Island
LPWC Libertarian Party of Washtenaw County
LPWI Libertarian Party of Wisconsin
LPWM Libertarian Party of West Michigan
LPWS Libertarian Party of Washington
LRC Libertarian Reform Caucus
LROC Libertarian Republican Organizing Committee
LSAS Lawyer's Second Amendment Society
LSD Lysergic acid Diethylamide
LSN Landmine Survivors Network
Libertarian Socialist News
LTNS Long Time No See
LUFON Libertarian UFO Network
LULAC League of United Latin American Citizens
LVA Liberty Veterans Association
LWV League of Women Voters
LWVAAA eague of Women Voters of the Ann Arbor Area
LWVC League of Women Voters of California
LWVCA League of Women Voters of the Cincinnati Area
LWVMI League of Women Voters of Michigan
LWVNY League of Women Voters of New York
LWVNYS League of Women Voters of New York State
LYV League of Young Voters
LYVEF League of Young Voters Education Fund
L8 Late
L8LY Lately
L8R Later




M Mega
MA Marijuana Anonymous
Master of Arts
Methadone Anonymous
MAAF Military Association of Atheists and Freethinkers
MAD Mutual Assured Destruction
MADD Mothers Against Drunk Driving
MADV Men Against Domestic Violence
MAG Motorcycle Action Group
MAGLOCLEN Middle Atlantic-Great Lakes Organized Crime Law Enforcement Network
MALDEF Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund
MAMA Mothers Against Misuse and Abuse
MAMM Marin Alliance for Medical Marijuana
MAP Media Awareness Project
Men Against Pornography
Michigan Action Project
MAPP Marijuana Anti-Prohibition Project
Michigan Association for Preservation of Property
Midwest AIDS Prevention Project
MAPS Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies
MARAD Maritime Administration, United States Department of Transportation
MARAL Michigan Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League
MARS Marijuana AIDS Research Service
MAS Movimiento al Socialismo
MASH Michiganders Against Sport Hunting
MB Megabyte
MBE Mail Boxes Ecetera
MBRC Michigan Black Republican Council
MC MasterCard
Master of Ceremonies
MCACG Michigan Coalition Against Casino Gambling
MCADP Michigan Coalition Against the Death Penalty
MCADSV Michigan Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
MCAGE Multicultural Coalition Against Gambling Expansion
MCAHV Maine Citizens Against Handgun Violence
MCCC Michigan Coalition for Compassionate Care
MCDL Maryland Citizens Defense League
MCDM Minnesota Citizens in Defense of Marriage
MCES Michigan Center for Environmental Studies
MCFL Massachusetts Citizens for Life, Inc
MCFN Michigan Campaign Finance Network
MCI Marine Corps Intelligence aka United States Marine Corps Intelligence Department
MCIA Marine Corps Intelligence Activity aka United States Marine Corps Intelligence Department
MCL Michigan Compiled Laws
MCPP Mackinac Center for Public Policy
MCRCG Michigan Coalition for Return to Constitutional Government
MCRI Michigan Civil Rights Initiative
MCROA Marine Corps Reserve Officers Association
MCRGO Michigan Coalition for Responsible Gun Owners
MCRI Midwest Coalition to Reduce Immigration
MCSFA Michigan Citizens for SmokeFree Air
MCSM Montgomery Citizens for a Safer Maryland
MD Maryland
Medical Doctor
MDA Men's Defense Association
Muscular Dystrophy Association
MDC Movement for Democratic Change
MDCO Military Department Counterintelligence Organization
MDOT Michigan Department of Transportation
MDR Mandatory Declassification Review
MDRC Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation
Michigan Disability Rights Coalition
ME Maine
Marriage Equality
MEA Michigan Education Association
MEC Magical Education Council
Michigan Environmental Council
MECAWI Michigan Emergency Committee Aganist War and Injustice
MEDC Michigan Economic Development Corporation
MEDEFCO Metro Detroit Freedom Coalition
MEGA Marriage Equality Georgia
MEHEMP Musicians and Entertainers Helping End Marijuana Prohibition
MEMSPA Michigan Elementary and Middle School Principals Association
MENY Marriage Equality New York
MEPA Marriage Equality Pennsylvania
MERA Michigan Election Reform Alliance
MERC Michigan Election Reform Coalition
MFC Multiracial Family Circle
MFF Michigan Family Forum
MFN Missouri Family Network
M-FORE Michigan Focus on Reforming Elections
MFSO Military Families Speak Out
MGA Michigan Gaming Association
MGM Menschen gegen Minen aka People Against Landmines
MHC Montana Hemp Council
MHDC Michigan House Democratic Caucus
MHPM Midwest Hispanic Publisher Media
MHR Michigan House Republicans
MHZ Mega-Hertz
MI Manhattan Institute for Policy Research
MIA Missing In Action
MIAC Missouri Information Analysis Center
MIGA Multilateral Investment and Guarantee Agency, World Bank Group
MIHEMP Michigan Industrial Hemp Education and Marketing Project
MILSIM Military Simulation
MIM Maoist Internationalist Movement
MIN Marijuana Information Network
MINCAVA Minnesota Higher Education Center Against Violence and Abuse
MIPB Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin
MIPO Marist College Institute for Public Opinion
MIRCRC Michgan Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice
MIS Michigan International Speedway
MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MI5 Military Intelligence Section 5 aka Security Service
MI6 Military Intelligence Section 6 aka Secret Intelligence Service
MI7 Military Intelligence Section 7
MJ Marijuana
MKH Mary Katharine Ham
ML Milliliter
MLK Martin Luther King
MLO Marijuana Legalization Organization
MM Millimeter
MMA Medical Marijuana of America
Modified Motorcycle Association
MMAAYS Medical Marijuana in Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti and Saline
MMJ Medical Marijuana
MMM Michigan Marijuana Movement
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing
MMMA Michigan Medical Marijuana Association
MMN Mid-Michigan National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
MMP Minuteman Party
MMPPM Medical Marijuana Policy Project of Montana
MMPU Medical Marijuana Patients Union
MMR Mainers for Medical Rights
MMRA Medical Marijuana Restoration Association
MN Minnesota
MNSOAW Minnesota School of the Americas Watch
MO Missouri
Modus Operandi
MOAB Massive Ordnance Air Blast
Mother Of All Bombs
MOAW Mother Of All Wars
MOE Margin Of Error
MOHR Michigan Organization for Human Rights
MOM Militia of Montana
MOMMS Mothers of Medical Marijuana Smokers
MORS Military Operations Research Society
MP Marijuana Party
Military Police
MPAA Motion Picture Association of America
MPAC Marijuana Political Action Committee
Muslim Public Affairs Council
MPCN Michgan Pro-Choice Network
MPG Merced Patients Group
Miles Per Gallon
MPH Miles Per Hour
MPI Migration Policy Institute
MPN Military Pagan Network
MPP Marijuana Policy Project
MPPGV Michigan Partnership to Prevent Gun Violence
MPRS Missouri Paranormal Research Society
MPS Missourians for Personal Safety
MPU Mullers and Packers Union
MRC Michigan Republicans for Choice
Michigan Resource Center
MRCC Michigan Republican Coalition for Choice
MRF Motorcycle Riders Foundation
MRFF Military Religious Freedom Foundation
MRL Missouri Right to Life
MRPA Michigan Rifle and Pistol Association
MRPP Men's Rape Prevention Project
MRSA Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
MS Master of Science
Multiple Sclerosis
MSA Michigan Student Assembly
Midwest Sunbathing Association
MSF Motorcycle Safety Foundation
MSIE Microsoft Internet Explorer
MSM Main Stream Media
MSMM Mississippi Marijuana Movement
MSN Microsoft Network
MSNBC Microsoft National Broadcasting Corporation
MSPU Multiple Sclerosis Patients Union
MSRB Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board
MSU Michigan State University
MT Montana
MTA Michigan Taxpayers Alliance
Michigan Trucking Association
MTWT Making The Walls Transparent
MUCC Michigan United Conservation Clubs
MUMM Maritimers Unite for Medical Marijuana Society
MUSL Multi-State Lottery Association
MVI Mount Vernon Institute
MWL Muslim Women's League
MWVA Marijuana War Veterans Association
M8 Mate




N And
NA Narcotics Anonymous
Not Applicable
Not Available
NAACP National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
NAAG National Association of Attorneys General
NAAWP National Association for the Advancement of White People
NAB National Association of Broadcasters
NABCJ National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice
NABEA National Association of Bail Enforcement Agents
NABR National Association of Beverage Retailers
NAC National Advisory Council
Naturist Action Committee
New Age Citizen
NACA New American Church Association
NACAA National Association of Consumer Agency Administrators
NACDL National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
NACDS National Association of Chain Drug Stores
NACM National Alliance for Constitutional Money
Nevada Association of Concerned Motorcyclists
NACo National Association of Counties
NACOSA National AIDS Convention of South Africa
NADAP National Association on Drug Abuse Problems
NADN National Audit Defense Network
NAF National Abortion Federation
NAFLFD National Association of Federally Licensed Firearms Dealers
NAFTA North American Free Trade Agreement
NAHB National Association of Home Builders
NAHP National Association of Hispanic Publications
NAIHC North American Industrial Hemp Council
NAIAS North American International Auto Show
NAIS National Animal Identification System
NALA North American Liberation Association/Army
NAM Non-Aligned Movement
NAMA National Alliance of Methadone Advocates
NAMBLA North American Man/Boy Love Association
NAMI National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
NAMM National Association for Medical Marijuana
NANACOA National Association for Native American Children Of Alcoholics
NAP New Age Patriot
NAPAFASA National Asian-Pacific American Families Against Substance Abuse
NAPFN North American Patriots Free Network
NAPT Native American Public Telecommunications
NAPWDA North American Police Work Dog Association
NARAL National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League
NARCAP National Aviation Reporting Center on Anomalous Phenomena
NARF Native American Rights Fund
NARN Northwest Animal Rights Network
NAS National Airspace System
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
National Association of Sentencing Advocates
NASBO National Association of State Budget Officers
NASCAR National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing
NASD National Association of Securities Dealers
NASDAQ National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations
NASDVA National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs
NASE National Association for the Self Employed
NASED National Association of State Election Directors
NASEN North American Syringe Exchange Network
NASPL North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries
NASS National Association of Secretaries of State
NATCA National Air Traffic Controllers Association
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NATO-PA North Atlantic Treaty Organization Parliamentary Assembly
NATT Network for Accountability of Tobacco Transnationals
NAUS National Association for Uniformed Services
NAVS National Anti-Vivisection Society
NAWHERC Native American Women's Health Education Resource Center
NBA National Bar Association
National Basketball Association
NBAF National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility
NBC National Broadcasting Corporation
NBGLLF National Black Gay and Lesbian Leadership Forum
NBPA National Black Police Association
NBPLU National Black Pro-Life Union
NBSCF Nicole Brown Simpson Charitable Foundation
NBWA National Beer Wholesalers Association
NC North Carolina
November Coalition
NCAA National Collegiate Athletic Association
NCAC National Coalition Against Censorship
NCADA National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
NCADD National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence
NCADI National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
NCADV National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
NCAGE National Coalition Against Gambling Expansion
NCAI National Congress of American Indians
NCALG National Coalition Against Legalized Gambling
NCAMP National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides
NCAP National Coalition Against Prohibition
National Coalition of Abortion Providers
NCARDS National Conference Against Racism Discrimination and Safety
NCAS National Coalition Against Sexual Assault
NCB National Central Bureau aka InterPol
NCBA National Cattleman's Beef Association
NCCA North Carolina Cannabis Association
NCCM North Carolina Citizen Militia
NCCS National Center for Constitutional Studies
NCDA Nevada Casino Dealers Association
NCDR National Coalition for Disability Rights
NCDSV National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence
NCEI National Center for Education Information
NCEPN National Campaign to End Prohibition Now!
NCF National Consumer Federation
NCFC National Congress for Fathers and Children
NCFM National Coalition For Men
National Coalition of Free Men
NCGUB National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma
NCGV North Carolinians Against Gun Violence
NCHA National Coalition for Hemp Awareness
NCHE National Center for Home Education
NCHS National Center for Health Statistics, United States Department of Health and Human Services
NCIA National Center on Institutions and Alternatives
NCIS Naval Criminal Investigative Service, United States Navy
NCJRS National Criminal Justice Reference Service, United States Department of Justice
NCL National Civic League
National Consumers League
NCLA National Council of La Raza
NCLC National Consumer Law Center
NCLR National Center for Lesbian Rights
National Council of La Raza
NCO Non-Commissioned Officer
NCOA National Council On the Aging
Non-Commissioned Officers Association
NCOM National Coalition of Motorcyclists
NCP Nationalist Congress Party
NCPA National Center for Policy Analysis
NCPAC National Conservative Political Action Committee
NCPCF National Coalition for the Protection of Children and Families
NCPE National Committee on Pay Equity
NCPG National Council of Problem Gambling
NCPSSM National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare
NCRA National Children's Rights Alliance
NCRG National Center for Responsible Gaming
NCRP National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy
NCRSM National Coalition on Racism in Sports and Media
NCSA National Center for Supercomputing Applications
National Cyber Security Alliance
NCSC National Cable Satellite Corp
National Center for State Courts
National Council of Senior Citizens
NCSE National Center for Science Education
NCSEA National Child Support Enforcement Association
NCSF National Coalition for Sexual Freedom
NCSL National Conference of State Legislatures
NCSLN National Coalition to Save Lives Now!
NCTA National Cable and Telecommunications Assocation
NCTC National Counterterrorism Center
NCUSAR National Council on US-Arab Relations
NDC National Declassification Center
New Democrat Coalition
NDE Near Death Experience
NDI National Democratic Institute for International Affairs
NDIC National Drug Intelligence Center
NDN New Democrat Network
NDP National Democratic Party
New Democratic Party
NDPL National Drug Prevention League
NDSN National Drug Strategy Network
NDSU National Disabled Students Union
NE North East
NEA National Education Association
National Endowment for the Arts
NEAMF New England Alliance of Multiracial Families
NEAVS New England Anti-Vivisection Society
NEC National Economic Council
Naturist Education Committee
NECPGV New England Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence
NED National Endowment for Democracy
NEFAC Northeastern Federation of Anarcho-Communists
NEH National Endowment for the Humanities
NEMA National Emergency Management Association
NENA National Emergency Number Association
NEW Nonprofit Enterprise at Work
NF Noise Figure
NFA National Firearms Association
NFC National Football Conference
NFHON National Federation of Hispanic Owned Newspapers
NFIA National Families in Action
NFIB National Federation of Independent Business
NFIP National Flood Insurance Program
NFL National Football League
NFN Nude Friends Network
NFPL National Freedom Party of Liberia
NFRA National Federation of Republican Assemblies
NFS National Forest Service
NGA National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
National Governors' Association
NGAP National Greyhound Adoption Program
NGAUS National Guard Association of the US
NGLCC National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
NGLTF National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
NGO Non-Governmental Organization
NGWK North Georgia White Knights
NHEN National Home Education Network
NHTSA National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NIAAA National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
NIC National Intelligence Council
NICE North Iowans for Cannabis Education
NICO National Insurance Consumer Organization
NICOA National Indian Council On Aging
NICS National Instant Check System
NIDA National Institute on Drug Abuse
NIE National Intelligence Estimate
NI4D National Initiative for Democracy
NIGA National Indian Gaming Association
NIH National Institutes of Health
NIMBY Not In My Back Yard
NIMH National Institute of Mental Health
NIPP National Institute for Public Policy
NIRS Nuclear Information and Resource Service
NISBCO National Interreligious Service Board for Conscientious Objectors
NITE National Institute for Taxation Education
NJCSD New Jersey Coalition for Self Defense
NJFPC New Jersey Family Policy Council
NJRTL New Jersey Right to Life
NL National League
Not Listed
NLADA National Legal Aid and Defender Association
NLBA National Licensed Beverage Association
NLC National League of Cities
NLD National League for Democracy
NLECT National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center, United States Department of Justice
NLG National Lawyers Guild
NLGJA National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association
NLIRH National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health
NLM National Library of Medicine, United States Department of Health and Human Services
NLP Natural Law Party
NLPC National Legal and Policy Center
NLRB National Labor Relations Board
NMA National Motorists Association
NMCU New Mexicans for Compassionate Use
NMP No More Prisons
NMR Nevadans for Medical Rights
NNABA National Native American Bar Association
NNAF National Network of Abortion Funds
NNC National Nudist Council of the Americas
NNF Norwegian Naturist Federation
NNIRR National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights
NNSA National Nuclear Security Administration
NOA National Officers Association
NOBLE National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives
NOCIRC National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Centers
NOD National Organization on Disability
NOEL National Organization of Episcopalians for Life
NOHARMM National Organization to Halt the Abuse and Routine Mutilation of Males
NOI Nation of Islam
NOLA New Orleans, LA
NOLC National Obscenity Law Center
NOM National Organization for Marriage
NoMSG National Organization Mobilized to Stop Glutamate
NONE National Organization for Non-Enumeration
NORMAL Norwegian Organization for the Reevaluation of the Marihuana Laws
NORML National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
NOS Nitrous Oxide Systems
NOTA None Of The Above
NOW National Organization for Women
NOWLDEF National Organization for Women Legal Defense and Education Fund
NP National Party
New Party
NPA No Party Affiliation
NPDF National Police Defense Foundation
NPGAW National Problem Gambling Awareness Week
NPIN National Parent Information Network
National Prevention Information Network
NPP National Prison Project
NPPC National Pork Producers Council
NPR National Public Radio
NPRDP National Puerto Rican Day Parade
NPS National Park Service
NRA National Rifle Association
NRC Nuclear Regulatory Commission
NRCC National Republican Congressional Committee
NRD National Resource Directory
NRDC Natural Resources Defense Council
NRIC Nude Recreation Information Center
NRLC National Right to Life Committee
NRLE Nevadans for Responsible Law Enforcement
NRLN National Retiree Legislative Network
NRO National Reconnaissance Office
NRPC National Retirement Planning Coalition
NRWC National Right to Work Committee
NSA National Security Agency
National Smokers Alliance
National Student Association
NSAID Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug
NSC National Security Council
NSCC National Securities Clearing Corporation
NSCD National Sports Center for the Disabled
NSD National Stonewall Democrats
NSF National Science Foundation
NSL National Security Letter
NSLS National Security and Law Society
NSP National Sovereignty Party
NSM National Socialist Movement
NSN National Security Network
NSWBC National Security Whistleblowers Coalition
NTOA National Tactical Officers Association
NTPF National Tea Party Federation
NTSB National Transportation Safety Board
NTU National Taxpayers Union
NTUF National Taxpayers Union Foundation
NUL National Urban League
NURFC National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
NVO National Veterans Organization
NVOA National Veterans Organization of America
NVRI National Voting Rights Institute
NVVC National Vietnam Veterans Coalition
NW North West
NWC National Whistleblowers Center
NWF National Wildlife Federation
NW-FACT Northwest Feminist Anti-Censorship Taskforce
NWFPI New World Freedom Party International
NWHO National Women's Health Organization
NWO New World Order
NWPC National Women's Political Caucus
NW RAGE Northwest Resistance Against Genetic Engineering
NWROC National Women's Rights Organizing Coalition
NWSA National Women's Studies Association
NY New York
NYAC National Youth Advocacy Coalition
National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign
NYC New York City
NYAC National Youth Advocacy Coalition
NYAGV New Yorkers Against Gun Violence
NYCC New Yorkers for Compassionate Care
NYCLU New York Civil Liberties Union
NYHRE New York Harm Reduction Educators
NYLJ New York Law Journal
NYPAW Network of Young People Affected by War
NYRA National Youth Rights Association
NYSCP New York State Conservative Party
NYSRPA New York State Rifle and Pistol Association
NYSE New York Stock Exchange
NYSEC New York Society for Ethical Culture
NYT Trade Reporting Facilityperiodicals.html#New York Times
NZDF New Zealand Drug Foundation




OALJ Office of Administrative Law Judges, United States Department of Labor
OAS Organization of American States
OASAM Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management, United States Department of Labor
OBL Osama Bin Laden
OCA Organic Consumers Association
OCAGV Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence
OCBC Oakland Cannabis Buyers' Cooperative
OCD Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
OCHC Orange County Hemp Council
OCI Oakland Cannabis Initiative
OCL Orthodox Christians for Life
OCLA Oakland Civil Liberties Alliance
OCRT Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance
OCS Ohio Cannabis Society
Outer Continental Shelf
OCSARC Ontario Consumers for Safe Access to Recreational Cannabis
OCTA Oregon Cannabis Tax Act
OD Over-Dose
ODAN Opus Dei Awareness Network
ODCA Organización Demócrata Cristiana de América aka Christian Democrat Organization of America
ODCCP Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
ODCI Office of the Director of Central Intelligence
ODNI Office of the Director of National Intelligence
ODS Obcanská demokratická strana aka Civic Democratic Party
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OEM Original Equipment Manufacturer
OFCC Ohioans for Conceal Carry
OGA Other Government Agency
OGC Office of General Counsel
OGCA Ohio Gun Collectors Association
OGRC Ohio Gun Rights Coalition
OHA Ontario Handgun Association
OHCHR Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights, United Nations
OIC Office of Independent Counsel
OICI Office of Intelligence and Counterintelligence
OIG Office of Inspector General
OIP Ohio Innocence Project
OJJDP Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, United States Department of Justice
OJP Office of Justice Programs, United States Department of Justice
OK Okay
Ola Kala
Ole Kurreck
Oll Korrect
Order Recorded (OR)
OK PLAN Oklahoma Pro-Life Action Network
OLA Office of Legislative Affairs
OLAMA Organization for the Late Amnesty Members in Action
OLCL Our Lady's Crusaders For Life
OLP OnlinePot
OMB Office of Management and Budget
OMFG Oh My Fucking God
OMG Oh My God
Outlaw Motorcycle Gang
OMR Oregonians for Medical Rights
ONDCP Office of National Drug Control Policy
ONI Office of Naval Intelligence
ONR Ohio Nude Recreation
OP Other People
OPA Office of Population Affairs, United States Department of Health and Human Services
Office of Price Administration
Online Privacy Alliance
OPACS Office of Price Administration and Civilian Supply
OPAN Ohio Patient Action Network
OPCW Organization for the Prevention of Chemical Weapons
Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
OPEC Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries
OPHS Office of Public Health and Science, United States Department of Health and Human Services
OPM Office of Personnel Management
OPN Ohio Patient Network
OPP Oregonians for Personal Privacy
OPR Office of Population Research
OPTN Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network
OR Operating Room
Order Recorded
ORC Objectivism Reference Center
ORPA Ohio Rifle and Pistol Association
OS Operating System
OSBMA Office of Small Business and Minority Affairs, United States Department of Labor
OSC Office of Special Counsel, United States Department of Justice
OSCE Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
OSDFS Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools
OSF Ontario Smallbore Federation
OSG Objectivist Study Group
OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration, United States Department of Labor
OSLiK Obcanske sdruzeni za Legalni Konopi aka Civic Association for the Legal Hemp
OST Office of Science and Technology, United States Department of Justice
OTC Objectivist Trade Center
Over The Counter
OTO Ordo Templi Orientis
OTR Off the Record
OTU Oregon Taxpayers United
OUM Ohio Unorganized Militia
OU812 Oh, You Ate One, Too
OVF Overseas Vote Foundation
OVW Office on Violence Against Women
OWFI Organisation of Women's Freedom in Iraq
OWIO Office for Women's Initiatives and Outreach, United States Executive Office of the President
OWL Older Women's League
Web Ontology Language




PA Public Address
PAA Parliamentarians for Antiprohibitionist Action
PAAR Pittsburgh Action Against Rape
PAC Political Action Committee
PACT Pagans in Action Council for Truth
PAD Peripheral Artery Disease aka Peripheral Vascular Disease
PAFMECA Pan-African Freedom Movement of East and Central Africa
PAGE Pennsylvanians Against Gambling Expansion
PAI Population Action International
PALAD Parents Against Lethal Addictive Drugs
PALM Paralyzed Americans for Legal Medical Marijuana
PALP People Achieving Legislative Power
PAMU Parents Against Mandatory Uniforms
PAN Partido Acción Nacional aka National Action Party
PARC Prison Activist Resource Center
PART People Against Racist Terror
PATT Parents Against Tired Truckers
PAW Preserve Appalachian Wilderness
PAWS Performing Animal Welfare Society
PBGC Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
PBPRIME PBPRIME aka United States Government
aka United States of America
PBS Public Broadcasting Service
PC Personal Computer
Politically Correct
PCC Physicians for Compassionate Care
PCIL Progress Center for Independent Living
Progressive Center for Independent Living
PCP Partido Comunista Português aka Communist Party of Portugal
Personal Choice Party
Progressive Conservative Party
PCRM Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
PD Police Department
Program Director
Progressive Democrats
PDA Personal Digital Assistant
Progressive Democrats of America
PDC Partido Demócrata Cristiano aka Christian Democratic Party of Paraguay
PDFA Partnership for a Drug-Free America
PDFORRA Permanent Defence Forces Other Ranks Representative Association
PDL Preferred Drug List
PDPI Pacific Drug Policy Initiative
PEACE Progressive Economic Alliances Cultivating Energy
PEN Pagan Educational Network
Poets, Playwrights, Essayists, Editors and Novelists
PEP Parents Ending Prohibition
People Exchanging Power
PERC Pan-European Regional Council
Political and Economic Research Council
Property and Environment Research Center
Pulmonary Embolism Rule-out Criteria
PES Party of European Socialists
PETA People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
PFA Partnership for a Free America
PFAW People For the American Way
PFAWF People For the American Way Foundation
PFDC Party for Freedom and Democracy in China
PFDFA Partnership for a Drug Free America
PFF Progress and Freedom Foundation
PFI Peace Foundation International
PFIR People For Internet Responsibility
PFL People for Life
PFLAG Parents, Friends and Family of Lesbians and Gays
PFN Pennsylvania Freedom Network
PFP Peace and Freedom Party
PFS Property and Freedom Society
PFW People for the West aka People for the USA
PGD Pre-implantation Gender Determination
Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis
PhRMA Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
PHP Parents Helping Parents
Personal Home Page
PHS Public Health Service, United States Department of Health and Human Services
PI Privacy International
Private Investigator
PIABA Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association
PIDE Polícia Internacional e de Defesa do Estado aka International and State Defense Police
PIP Postal Insta-Print
Puerto Rico Independence Party
PIRG Public Interest Research Group
PIRGIM Public Interest Research Group In Michigan
PJA Progressive Jewish Alliance
PLA Partit Liberal D'Andorra aka Liberal Party of Andorra
Peoples Liberation Army
PLF Pacific Legal Foundation
PLJ Partido Libertad y Justicia
Party Liberty and Justice
PLL Phase-Locked Loop
PLO Palestinian Liberation Organization
PLP Progressive Labor Party
Progressive Libertarian Party
PLQ Parti libéral du Québec aka Quebec Liberal Party
PM PageMaker
Post Meridiem
Post Mortem
Preventive Maintenance
Prime Minister
Private Message
Program Manager
Project Manager
P&MANWO Police and Military Against the New World Order
PMC Population Media Center
Private Military Company
PMDB Partido do Movimento Democrático Brasileiro aka Party of the Brazilian Democratic Movement
PMLQ Parti marxiste-léniniste du Québec aka Marxist-Leninist Party of Quebec
PMP Peed My Pants
PMRC Parents Music Resource Center
PMS Premenstrual Syndrome
PNA Partido Nueva Alianza aka New Alliance Party
PNAC Project for the New American Century
PNR Point of No Return
PNSR Project on National Security Reform
PO Pissed Off
Post Office
POB Post Office Box
PODLR Police Officers for Drug Law Reform
PODW Prisoner Of the Drug War
POGO Project On Government Oversight
POI Person Of Interest
PONY Prostitutes Of New York
POPS Project for Older Prisoners
POS Point Of Sale
POT Palestinian Occupied Territories
Patients Out of Time
POTUS President Of The United States
POV Persistence of Vision
Point Of View
Power Of Veto
Pyramid Of Vision
POW Prisoner Of War
POWER Pagan Organization of Wicca's Eternal Rebirth
PP Pacific Party
Partido Popular
Patriot Party
People's Party
Popular Party
Populist Party
Progressive Party
Prohibition Party
Puritan Party
PPF Planned Parenthood Federation
PPFA Planned Parenthood Federation of America
PPFC Pikes Peak Firearms Coalition
PPHC Pikes Peak Hemp Coalition
PPI Progressive Policy Institute
PPO Preferred Plan Organization
PPP Pakistan Peoples Party
Pansexual Peace Party
PPS Partido Popular Socialista aka Socialist People's Party
PPWC Political Prisoners of War Coalition
PQ Parti Québécois
PR Personal Responsibility
Proportional Representation
Public Relations
PRA Partnership for a Responsible America
Personal Responsibility Amendment
Political Research Associates
PRC People's Republic of China
Population Resource Center
Property Rights Congress
PRDI Partnership for Responsible Drug Information
PRDP Partnership for a Responsible Drug Policy
PREP Privacy Rigths Education Project
PRF Property Rights Foundation
PRI Pacific Research Institute
Partido Revolucionario Institucional aka Institutional Revolutionary Party
Population Research Institute
Public Radio International
PRIDE Parents' Resource Institute for Drug Education
PRL Progressive Republican League
PRN Paul Revere Network
PRO Paranormal Research Organization
PROMO Personal Rights of Missourians
PRONA Partido da Reedificação da Ordem Nacional aka Party of the Reconstruction of the National Order
PRP Peoples Revolutionary Party
Proportional Representation Party
PRS Paranormal Research Society
Pennsylvania State University Paranormal Research Society
PRSA Proportional Representation Society of Australia
PRSNA Paranormal Research Society of North America
PRSNE Paranormal Research Society of New England
PSA Partnership for a Secure America
Progressive Student Alliance
Public Service Announcement
PSC Program Support Center, United States Department of Health and Human Services
PSI Pounds per Square Inch
Public Services International
PSL Party for Socialism and Liberation
PSR Physicians for Social Responsibility
PTA Parent Teacher Association
PTC Parents Television Council
PTO Parent Teacher Organization
Patent and Trademark Office
PTSA Prevention Through Service Alliance
PTSD Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
PVC Poly-Vinyl Chloride
PVD Peripheral Vascular Disease aka Peripheral Artery Disease
PVDA Parrtij van de Arbeid aka Labor Party of Netherlands
PWBA Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration, United States Department of Labor
PWR Parents With Rights
PYRAA Pagan Youth Religion and Arts Alliance
PYRN Pennsylvania Youth Rights Network




QCHC Quad Cities Hemp Coalition
QE Quantitative Easing aka "Crank up the electronic printing presses"
Queen Elizabeth
QUP Queer Unity Project
QSR Qualified Special Representative
QWER Queer Women for Equal Rights




R Registered
RA Recovery Anonymous
RACE Reclassify All Children Equally
RACK Risk Aware Consensual Kink
RADAR Radio Detecting And Ranging
RADD Recording Artists Against Drunk Driving
RAGE Residents Against Gambling Expansion
Resistance Against Genetic Engineering
RAIL Revolutionary Anti-Imperialist League
RAINN Rape Abuse Incest National Network
RAL Republican Alliance for Liberty
RAM Randon Access Memory
RAN Rainforest Action Network
RAND Research ANd Development aka RAND Corporation
RAP Rights for All People aka Derechose Para Todos
RASH Red and Anarchist Skinheads
RAY Revolutionary Anarchist Youth
RBI Randolph Bourne Institute
Run Batted In
RBN Republic Broadcasting Network
RCAR Religious Coalition for Abortion Rights
RCC Republican Coalition for Choice
RCP RealClearPolitics
Revolutionary Communist Party
RCRC Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice
RDD Radiological Dispersal Device aka Dirty Bomb
RDF Resource Description Framework
RDU Reasonable Drivers Unanimous
REACH Road to Educational Achievement through Choice
REP Republicans for Environmental Protection
RFC Religious Freedom Coalition
RFOCBC Responsible Firearms Owners Coalition of British Columbia
RGA Rainbow Gender Association
Remote Gambling Association
Republican Governors Association
RHTP Reproductive Health Technologies Project
RIAA Recording Industries of America Association
RIE Ross International Enterprises
RIIA Royal Institute of International Affairs
RINO Republican In Name Only
RIP Raster Image Processor
Rest In Peace
Round Irritant Personnel
Routing Information Protocol
Royal Institute of Philosophy
RIPAC Rhode Island Patient Advocacy Coalition
RISS Regional Information Sharing Systems
RJC Republican Jewish Coalition
RKBA Right to Keep and Bear Arms
RL Real Life
RLA Radical Libertarian Alliance
RLC Republican Leadership Council
Republican Liberty Caucus
Right to Life Committee
RLC-CA Republican Liberty Caucus of California
RLCM Right to Life Committee of Michigan
RLCMI Republican Liberty Caucus of Michigan
RMC Republican Mainstream Committee
RMFC Rocky Mountain Family Council
RMGO Rocky Mountain Gun Owners
RMP Republican Moderate Party
Russian Maoist Party
RMSP Republican Main Street Partnership
RN Registered Nurse
RNC Republican National Committee
RNCL Republican National Coalition for Life
RNEM Rogues Nations Eternal Militia
RNHA Republican National Hispanic Assembly
RNS Rochester Naturist Society
ROA Reserve Officers Association
ROC Rock Out Censorship
ROFL Rolling On Floor Laughing
ROFLMTO Rolling On Floor Laughing My Tail Off
ROM Read Only Memory
RoR Rebirth of Reason
ROTC Reserve Officer Training Corps
RP Reasonable Party
Referendum Party
Reform Party
Republican Party
RPCA Republican Pro-Choice Alliance
RPG Rocket Propelled Grenade
RPM Revolutions Per Minute
RPOA Reserve Police Officers Association
RPPI Reason Public Policy Institute
RPS Renewables Portfolio Standard
Revolutions Per Second
Rock, Paper, Sissors
RRN Recovering Racists Network
RSP Reform Silly Party
RSS Really Simple Syndication
RSSL Rationalist Society of Saint Louis
RT Real Time
RTDA Retail Tobacco Dealers of America
RTF Raise The Fist!
RTS Reclaim The Streets
Return To Sender
RU Russia (.ru)
RVA Rape Victim Advocates
Rx Preparation
RZA Religious Zionists of America
R&B Rhythm & Blues
R&R Refuse & Resist!
Rest & Relaxation
Rock & Roll




S South
SA Sweetwater Alliance
SABAL Syndicalists Against Band-Aid Liberals
SAC Second Amendment Committee
SACLANT Supreme Allied Commander, Atlantic
SADD Students Against Destructive Decisions
Students Against Driving Drunk
SADOI Sons And Daughters Of Incarcerated
SAF Second Amendment Foundation
Society of American Foresters
SAFE Second Amendment is For Everyone
SmokeFree Air For Everyone
Sportsmen's Association for Firearms Education
Student Association for Freedom of Expression
SAFER Safer Alternative For Enjoyable Recreation
SAFR Shooters' Alliance for Firearm Rights
SAG Screen Actors Guild
SAGE Standing Against Global Exploitation
SAMHSA Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
SAMM Sonoma Alliance for Medical Marijuana
SAMU Students Against Mandatory Uniforms
SAN Safe Access Now
Skateboard Advocacy Network
SAP Special Access Program
Structural Adjustment Program
SAPAC Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center
SAS Second Amendment Sisters
Special Air Service
Surfers Against Sewage
SAT Scholastic Achievement Test
Scholastic Appitude Test
SAVAK Sazeman-e Ettela'at va Amniyat-e Keshvar aka National Intelligence and Security Organization
SBA Small Business Administration
SBN South Bay Naturists
SBU Sensitive But Unclassified
SCA Secular Coalition for America
SCC Society of Cannabis Clinicians
SCCMCC Santa Clara County Medical Cannabis Center
SCCP Santa Cruz Cannabis Pharmaceuticals
SCCU Southern Californians for Compassionate Use
SCHC Santa Cruz Hemp Council
SCI Sensitive Compartmented Information
SCLC Southern Christian Leadership Conference
SCMC South Carolina Civilian Militia Corps
SCMK Southern Cross Militant Knights
SCN Sustainable Communities Network
SCOPE Shooters' Committee On Political Education
SCOTUS Supreme Court Of The United States
SCSI Small Computer System Interface
SCUBA Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus
SDCUC San Diego Compassionate Use Club
SDECE Service de Documentation Extérieure et de Contre-Espionnage aka External Documentation and Counter-Espionage Service
SDF Search Dog Foundation
SDI Strategic Defense Initiative
SDIHC South Dakota Industrial Hemp Council
SDIO Strategic Defense Initiative Organization
SDK Software Development Kit
SDMCA Super Digital Millennium Copyright Act
SDP Social Democratic Party
SDR International Monetary Fund Special Drawing Rights
SDS Students for a Democratic Society
SDSA South Dakotans for Safe Access
SDWP Social Democratic Workers' Party
SE South East
Sweden (.se)
SEA Sacred Earth Alliance
SEALs United States Navy Sea, Air and Land Teams
SEATO Southeast Asia Treaty Organization
SEC Securities and Exchange Commission
SEE Society for Evolution Education
SEER Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio
SEIU Service Employees International Union
SEO Search Engine Optimization
SEP Socialist Equality Party
SEPA Southeastern Pagan Alliance
SEPP Science and Environmental Policy Project
SETE Smiling Ear To Ear
SETI Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence
SEWA Self Employed Women's Association
SFC Sexual Freedom Coalition
SFCCC San Francisco Cannabis Cultivators Club
San Francisco Caregiver Cultivation Co-op
SFL Students For Liberty
SFLC Software Freedom Law Center
SFP Saint Lucia Freedom Party
SFT Students for a Free Tibet
SGA Small Government Alliance
SGML Standard Generalized Markup Language
SGN Seamless Garment Network
SGP Staatkundig Geeformeerde Partij aka Political Reformed Party
SGW Stop Global Warming
SHC Spontaneous Human Combustion
SHID Slap Heads In Disgust
SHPC Society for Human Population Control
SHS Society for Human Sexuality
SHV Stop Handgun Violence
SI Socialist International
Sports Illustrated
SIDS Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
SIG Special Interest Group
SIGINT Signal Intelligence
SIMM Stichting Institute for Medical Marijuana aka Institute of Medical Marijuana
SIP Session Initiation Protocol
Silicon Intellectual Property
SIS Secret Intelligence Service aka MI6
SIU HEMP Southern Illinois University Help End Marijuana Prohibition
SK Slovak Republic (.sk)
SL Stonewall Libertarians
SLAZ Stonewall Libertarians Arizona
SLDN Servicemembers Legal Defense Network
SLGN State and Local Government on the Net
SLIN Stonewall Libertarians Indiana
SLLA Stonewall Libertarians Louisiana
SLNY Stonewall Libertarians New York
SLP Socialist Labor Party
S&M Sadism and Masochism
SMHAC Students of Mixed Heritage at Amherst College
SMN Southeast Michigan Naturists
SMOM Sovereign Military Order of Malta
SMVM Southeast Michigan Volunteer Militia
SNAP Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests
SNCC Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
SNDC Senate New Democrat Coalition
SNL Saturday Night Live
SNLA Scottish National Liberation Army
SNP Scottish National Party
SNPO Society for Nonprofit Organizations
SNR Signal-to-Noise Ratio
SOA School of the Americas renamed Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation
SOAP Simple Object Access Protocol
Sustainable Ohio Action Partnership
SOAW School of the Americas Watch
SOC Special Operations Command
Special Operations Community
SOCOM Special Operations Command aka United States Special Operations Command
SOCXFBI Society of Former Special Agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
SOFA Status of Forces Agreement
SOFFA Significant Other, Friend, Family, Ally
SOL Statute Of Limitations
SolFed Solidarity Federation
SOLO Sense Of Life Objectivists
SoLR Sons of Liberty Riders
SOS Same Old Shit
Save Our Ship
Save Our Souls
Secular Organizations for Sobriety
Send Out Succour
SOTU State Of The Union
SOWL Save Our Wetlands
SP Socialist Party
Southern Party
SPAR Southern Party of Arkansas
SPECDA School Program to Educate and Control Drug Abuse
SPLA Sudan People's Liberation Army
SPLC Student Press Law Center
Southern Poverty Law Center
SPLM Sudan People's Liberation Movement
SPNC Southern Party of North Carolina
SPO Socialist Party of Oregon
SPofOK Southern Party of Oklahoma
SPR Stop Prisoner Rape
SPRY Setting Priorities for Retirement Years
SPS Socialist Party of Serbia
SPT Southern Party of Texas
SP-USA Socialist Party USA
SPV Southern Party of Virginia
SPWVA Southern Party of West Virginia
SQL Structured Query Language
SRF Smith Richardson Foundation
SRO Self Regulatory Organization
Standing Room Only
SSA Social Security Administration
SSC Safe, Sane and Consensual
Sensible Seattle Coalition
SSDP Students for Sensible Drug Policy
SSG Scottish Separatist Group
SSHH Summer Solstice Hemp Happening
SSI Slower Speeds Initiative
SSRI Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors
SSS Selective Service System
SST Sissy Slut Training
Super Sonic Transport
ST Saint
STD Sexually Transmitted Disease
STDW Stop The Drug War
StLGF Saint Louis Gender Foundation
STOP Stop Taking Our Property
STP Stop the Politicians
STR Strike The Root
SU Soviet Union (.su)
SUF Syndikalistiska Ungdomsforbundet aka Swedish Anarchosyndicalist Youth Federation
SUNY State University of New York
SUPGV States United to Prevent Gun Violence
SUV Sport Utility Vehicle
SVC Stored Value Card
SVU Special Victims Unit
SW South West
SWA Sex Workers Alliance
SWAC Sex Workers Action Coalition
SWAK Sealed With A Kiss
SWAN Sex Workers' Rights Advocacy Network
SWAP Scottish Women Against Pornography
SWARM Safety for Women and Responsible Motherhood
SWAT Sex Workers Alliance of Toronto
Special Weapons and Tactics
SWAV Sex Workers Alliance of Vancouver
SWIRL Sex Workers' Internet Radio Library
SWP Socialist Workers Party
SYS See You Soon




T noise Temperature
TAA Tobacconists' Association of America
TAFOL The Association for Objective Law
TAN Tax Abolition Network
Trans Activist Network
TANN Teledemocracy Action News and Network
TANR Trade Association for Nude Recreation
TAP Teachers Against Prohibition
TAPS The Atlantic Paranormal Society
TARP Troubled Assets Relief Program
TAS The Atlas Society
TBL Table
TBLSP Tablespoon
TBS Turner Broadcasting System
TCE Trichloroethylene
TCONR Texas Committee on Natural Resources renamed Texas Conservation Alliance
TCOT Top Conservatives on Twitter
TDPF Transform Drug Policy Foundation
TEA Taxed Enough Already
TEACH Therapeutic and Ecological Applications of Cannabis Hemp
Toward Educational Accountability and Choice
TERA Topfree Equal Rights Association
TFA The Freedom Association
TFC Top Freedom Coalition
Training for Change
TFER Texas Fathers for Equal Rights
TFI Tax Freedom Institute
Terrorism and Financial Intelligence
TFMAC Tobacco Free Michigan Action Coalition
TFN Texas Freedom Network
TGNI Transgendered Network International
TGTBT Too Good To Be True
THC Tetra-Hydor-Cannabinol
Texas Hemp Campaign
The Hawai'i Cannabis Ministry
The Hemp Coalition
Tucson Hemp Coalition
THCF The Hemp and Cannabis Foundation
THCSC The Hemp Council of Santa Cruz
THC4MS Therapeutic Help from Cannabis for Multiple Sclerosis
THINK Tomkins County Hemp Info Network
THRO Throw the Hypocritical Rascals Out!
TI Targeted Individuals
Transparency International
TIA Travel Industry Association of America
TIFF Tag Image File Format
TIME Truth In Marijuana Education
TIP Take It to the People
TLD Top Level Domain
TLF Technology Liberation Front
TLPJ Trial Lawyers for Public Justice
TM Trade Mark
Transcendental Meditation
TMA The Multiracial Activist
Tobacco Manufacturers Association
Tobacco Merchants Association
TMI Too Much Information
TMR Texans for Medical Rights
TMRA II Texas Motorcycle Rights Association II
TNI Transnational Institute
TNS The Naturist Society
TNT Turner Network Television
TO truthout
TPN Tea Party Nation
TPOT Taxpayers Party of Tennessee
TPW Third Party Watch
TRAC Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse
TRF Trade Reporting Facility
TRIP Toronto Raver Info Project
TRMM Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission
TRP Transnational Radical Party
TS Top Secret
TSA Transportation Security Administration
TSC Terrorist Screening Center
Trauma Scene Cleaning
TSCM Technical Surveillance Counter Measures
TSCMI Technical Surveillance Counter Measures Institute Limited
TSP Teaspoon
Tri-Sodium Phosphate
TSRA Texas State Rifle Association
TS-SCI Top Secret - Sensitive Compartmented Information
TTB Tax and Trade Bureau
TTFN Ta Ta For Now
TTYL Talk To You Later
TUC Trade Union Congress
TURF Texans Uniting for Reform and Freedom
TV Television
TVA Tennessee Valley Authority
TVRO Television Receive Only




U Or
UA Astronomical Units, mean distance between Earth and Sun, ~93 million miles, ~150 million km
UAF Unite Against Fascism
UAFA United Armed Forces Association
UARR Urban Alliance on Race Relations
UAS Unmanned Aerial Systems
UBL Usama Bin Laden
UBS Union Bank of Switzerland
UC University of California
Upper Case
UCAN Utility Consumers' Action Network
UCBC Ukiah Cannabis Buyers Club
UCC Universal Compassion Centre
UCI Unity Coalition for Israel
UCMJ Uniform Code of Military Justice
UCS Universal Character Set
UDV União Do Vegetal
UFA Utah Freedom Activist
UFO Unidentified Flying Object
Universal Freedom Organization
UFP Universal Federation of Pagans
UFPJ United For Peace and Justice
UFW United Farm Workers
UHA Utah Hemp Alliance
UHF Ultra High Frequency
UIAP Utah Independent American Party
UIC University of Illinois at Chicago
UICHR University of Iowa Center for Human Rights
UINORML University of Iowa National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
UIP Unified Independent Party
UJC United Jewish Communities
UK United Kingdom (.uk)
UKCIA UK Cannabis Internet Activists
UKHRA United Kingdom Harm Reduction Alliance
UKIP United Kingdom Independence Party
ULC Union Liberal Cubana aka Cuban Liberal Union
Universal Life Church
UM University of Michigan
UMCL University of Michigan College Libertarians formerly Ann Arbor Libertarian League
UMHS Unitersity of Michigan Health System, University of Michigan
UMMSOM United Medical Marijuana Smokers Of Michigan
UMSO University of Michigan Students of Objectivism
UMSOM United Marijuana Smokers Of Michigan
UN United Nations
UNA United Nations Association
UNA-USA United Nations Association of the USA
UNC University of North Carolina
UNCHS United Nations Centre for Human Settlements, United Nations General Assembly
UNCLE United Network Command for Law and Enforcement
UNCTD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, United Nations General Assembly
UNDP United Nations Development Programme, United Nations General Assembly
UNEF United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations General Assembly
UNFPA United Nations Population Fund
UNHCR United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, United Nations
UNICEF United Nations International Children Education Fund, United Nations
UNIFEM United Nations Development Fund for ?, United Nations General Assembly
UNIT United Nations Invasion Tracking
UNODC United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
UNOS United Network for Organ Sharing
UNRWA United Nations Relief and Works Agency, United Nations Population Fund
UP Upper Peninsula
UPI United Press International
UPN United Paramont Network
UP NORML Upper Peninsula National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
UPS United Parcel Service
UR You Are
URL Uniform Resource Locator
US United States (.us)
USA United Secularists of America
United Seniors Association
United Sportsmen of America
United States Army
United States of America
USACE United States Army Corps of Engineers, United States Army
USAF United States Air Force
USAID United States Agency for International Development
USAP Unacknowledged Special Access Program
USBC United States Border Control
USBP United States Border Patrol
USCB US Campaign for Burma
US CBP United States Customs and Border Protection
USCCA United States Concealed Carry Association
US CFTC United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission
USCG United States Coast Guard
US CPSC United States Consumer Product Safety Commission
USCS United States Customs Service
USD United States Dollars
USDA United States Department of Agriculture
US DEA United States Drug Enforcement Administration
US DHS United States Department of Homeland Security
US DOD United States Department of Defense
US DOE United States Department of Energy
US DOEd United States Department of Education
US DOI United States Department of the Interior
US DOJ United States Department of Justice
US DOL United States Department of Labor
USDOT United States Department of Transportation
US EPA United States Environmental Protection Agency
US FDA United States Food and Drug Administration
US FEMA United States Federal Emergency Management Administration
USFN US Family Network
US GAO United States Government Accountability Office
US GPO United States Government Printing Office
USGS United States Geological Survey, United States Department of the Interior
US GSA United States General Services Administration
USHCC United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
USIA United States Information Agency
USIP United States Institute of Peace
USM United States Marshals, United States Department of Justice
USMC United States Marine Corps
USN United States Navy
USNCB United States National Central Bureau
US NRC United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission
USO Unique Selling Opportunity
United Service Organizations
US OMB United States Office of Management and Budget
US OPM United States Office of Personnel Management
USP United States Pharmacopeia
Universal Self-loading Pistol
USPAACC US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce
USPACS United States Protection And Care Society
USPHS United States Public Health Service, United States Department of Health and Human Services
US PIRG US Public Interest Research Group
USPS United States Postal Service
USPSA United States Practical Shooting Association
USPTO United States Patent and Trademark Office
USSA US Sportsmen's Alliance
US SBA United States Small Business Administration
USSC United States Sentencing Commission
US SEC United States Securities and Exchange Commission
USSOCOM United States Special Operations Command
USSR Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
US SSA United States Social Security Administration
USTL US Term Limits
USTP United States Taxpayers Party
USTR United States Trade Representative
UTF Unicode Transformation Format
UUA Unitarian Universalist Association
UUC Phenylalanine
Underground Upgrade Club
Unincorporated Urban Community
Unitarian Universalist Church aka Unitarian Universalist Association
UUDPR Unitarian Universalists for Drug Policy Reform
UUU Phenylalanine
Unoriginal, Unfunny, Uninspired
Uranium One
UV Ultra-Violet




VA Veterans Affairs
VACPS Virginia Center for Public Safety
VAD Veterans Against Drugs
VADV Virginians Against Drug Violence
VAIW Veterans Against The Iraq War
VAN Video Activist Network
VANDU Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users
VASC Veterans Alliance Service Center
VAT Value Added Tax
Values Action Team
VBN Virginia Biker Network
VCDL Virginia Citizens Defense League
VCL Voluntary Committee of Lawyers
VCM Virginia Citizen's Militia
VCU NORML Virgina Commonwealth University National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
VE Victory in Europe
VETS Veterans' Employment and Training Service, United States Department of Labor
VetsCoR Veterans for Constitutional Restoration
VFA Veterans for America
VFI Visa-Free International
VFP Veterans For Peace
VFR Virginia Freedom Riders
VFW Veterans of Foreign Wars
VHF Very High Frequency
VHS Video Home System
VICS Vancouver Island Compassionate Society
VIHC Vancouver Island Hemp Council
VIP Very Important Person
Veterans Industrial Party
VIPP Virginia Institute for Public Policy
VIS Voter Information Service
VJ Victory in Japan
VMMA Veterans for Medical Marijuana Access
VMW Veterans of Modern Warfare
VNN Vanguard News Network
VnVMC Viet Nam Veterans Motorcycle Club
VOIP Voice Over Internet Protocol
VPC Violence Policy Center
VSHF Verein Schweizer Hanf Freunde
VSHL Virginia Society for Human Life
VTW Voters Telecommunications Watch
VU VotersUnite!
VVA Vietnam Veterans of America
VVAW Vietnam Veterans Against the War
VVD Volkspartij voor Vrijheid en Democratie aka People's Party for Freedom and Democracy
VVI Vietnam Veterans Institute
VVNW Veterans of the Vietnam War
VVPAT Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trails
VZW Vereniging Zonder Winstoogmerk aka association without lucrative purpose aka non-profit organization




W George Walker Bush
WACL World Anti-Communist League renamed World League for Freedom and Democracy
WACVA Women's Army Corps Veterans Association
WACVETS Women's Army Corps Veterans Association
WADL Witches Anti-Discrimination League renamed Alternative Religions Educational Network
WAFC Western Ancient Forest Campaign
WAFE Women Against Fundamentalisms and for Equality
WAGC Whistleblowers Against Government Corruption
Women Against Gun Control
WAGV Women Against Gun Violence
WAMM Wo/Men's Alliance for Medical Marijuana
Woodstock Association for Medical Marijuana
WAMUC Wisconsin Alliance for Medical Use of Cannabis
WAN Whore Activist Network
WANA Washtenaw Area Narcotics Anonymous
WAR White Aryan Resistance
WARD Witches Against Religious Discrimination
WASH Washington Area Secular Humanists
Women Against Sexual Harassment
WAVE Wisconsin Anti Violence Effort
Women Against a Violent Environment
WB Warner Brothers
Welcome Back
Women's Bureau, United States Department of Labor
WBP Western Block Party
WBWC Washtenaw Bicycling and Walking Coalition
WCAC Washington Coalition Against Censorship
WCADP Washington Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty
WCANR Western Canadian Association for Nude Recreation
WCC Wiccan Church of Canada
WCCC Washtenaw Coalition for Compassionate Care
WCDPR Washington Citizens for Drug Policy Reform
WCHDB Windy City Hemp Development Board
WCHR Washington Citizens for Hemp Reform
WCIS Worldwide Confederation of Independent States
WCLF West Coast Libertarian Foundation
WCMR Washington Citizens for Medical Rights
WCPHC World Commission For Peace And Human Rights Council
WCTU Woman's Christian Temperance Union
WDDX Web Distributed Data eXchange
WEAO Western European Armaments Organisation
WE CAN Women's Electronic Communications and Action Network
WEDO Women's Environment and Development Organization
WETA Washington Educational Telecommunications Association
WEU Western European Union
WFAE World Forum for Acoustic Ecology
WFJ Working For Justice
WFN Women's Freedom Network
WFP Working Families Party
World Food Programme, United Nations Population Fund
Western Governors' Association
Writers Guild of America
WGWC World Government of World Citizens
WHAM Women's Health Action and Mobilization
WHEN Washington Hemp Education Network
WHGA Wisconsin Hemp Growers Association
WHINSC Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation
WHINSEC Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation
WHO World Health Organization
WHOIS domain name registrant query
WIC Women's Internet Council
WILPF Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
WIN Women's Information Network
Women's International Network
WINEP Washington Institute for Near East Policy
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization
WISE Workers In Sex Employment
WLA World Lottery Association
WLFA Wildlife Legislative Fund of America
WLFD World League for Freedom and Democracy
WLO Women Leaders Online
WLPA Witches' League for Public Awareness
WLRN Women's Liberation Research Network
WMD Weapons of Mass Deception
Weapons of Mass Destruction
WMOD Washington Metro Objectivism Discussion Club
WMSA Western Missouri Shooters Alliance
WN World News Network
WND WorldNetDaily
WO Without
WOAT World Organization Against Torture
WOAT USA World Organization Against Torture USA
WONPR Women's Organization for National Prohibition Reform
WORM Write Once Read Many
WORPHCO World Commission For Peace And Human Rights Council
WOW Women On Wheels
Women Online Worldwide
WPA Women Progressive Activists
Women's Prison Association
WPI World Paranormal Investigations
WPM World Pantheist Movement
WPR World Politics Review
WPRI Wisconsin Policy Research Institute
WPRS Wausau Paranormal Research Society
WRAP Washtenaw Rainbow Action Coalition
WRI War Resisters' International
World Resources Institute
WRL War Resisters League
WRLU Women's Religious Liberties Union
WRMEA Washington Report on Middle East Affairs
WRN Wicca Radio Network
WSA Workers Solidarity Alliance
World Service Authority
WSHI Washington State Hemp Initiative
WSJ Wall Street Journal
WSM Workers Solidarity Movement
WSPA World Society for Protection of Animals
WSWA Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America
WTO World Trade Organization
WUO Weather Underground Organization
WWA World Wide Anarchism
WWE World Wrestling Entertainment
WWF World Wildlife Fund
World Wrestling Federation
WWP Workers World Party
Wounded Warriot Project
WYSIWYG What You See Is What You Get
WZO World Zionist Organization
W8 Wait




X Cross
XM Transmit
XHTML Extensible HyperText Markup Language
XML Extensible Markup Language
XRCO X-Rated Critics Organization
XTC Esctacy




Y Why
YAF Young Americans for Freedom
Young America's Foundation
YCN Young Canadian Naturists
YEP Youth Empowerment Project
YIP Youth International Party
YPPJF Youth Progressive Peace and Justice Forum
YRUU Young Religious Unitarian Universalists




ZACF Zabalaza Anarchist Communist Federation
ZANU Zimbabwe African National Union
ZNLA Zapatista National Liberation Army
ZO Zionist Organization renamed World Zionist Organization
ZOA Zionist Organization of America
ZOG Zionist Occupied Government
ZPG Zero Population Growth renamed Population Connection
ZPM Zero Point Module (from Stargate television series)
ZR Zaire (.zr)




2 Squared (2)
2AMPD Second Amendment Police Department
2PAC Tupac Shakur
3 Cubed (3)
3M Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing
4 For
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