FCNL Welcomes Budget Deal; Deplores National Emergency Declaration

"This sets a dangerous precedent that will not be easy to undo. Simply saying there is an emergency does not make it so, nor legal.”

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Updates & Resources

  1. Update FCNL Welcomes Bill to Repeal the 2001 AUMF 

    Today, Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13) introduced a bill to repeal the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF). A bipartisan group of 46 representatives joined Rep. Lee to cosponsor the bill.

  2. Press Release Quaker Lobby Applauds House Vote to End U.S. War in Yemen 

    Washington, DC – The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) hailed today’s historic House vote to end American military participation in the Saudi-led war in Yemen. The legislation, passed with bipartisan support in a 248-177 vote, now moves to the Senate, where a floor vote is expected within the coming weeks.

  3. Action Alert Upcoming Vote on Background Checks: Urge Congress to Act to End Gun Violence 

    After years of inaction, Congress is finally advancing policies to reduce gun violence in our communities. Yesterday, the House Judiciary Committee passed the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019 (H.R. 8). Next stop is a vote before the full U.S. House.

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  1. Where witness meets advocacy: FCNL's new Quaker Welcome Center on Capitol Hill. Learn more 
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  1. Young Adult Quakers, Making Good Trouble! 
    1. February 27, 2019 | Video Conference
  2. White Privilege Conference 
    1. March 20-23, 2019 | Cedar Rapids, IA
  3. Spring Lobby Weekend 2019 
    1. Saturday, March 23 - Tuesday, March 26 in Washington, DC
  4. Tumult, Turmoil and Truth: Vital Quaker Witness Today 
    1. April 1, 2019 | 2019 Stephen G. Cary Memorial Lecture at Pendle Hill

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