House Votes to End U.S. War in Yemen

“Today’s vote affirms the power of grassroots, pro-peace advocacy to turn the tide against war in Congress.” - Diane Randall

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  1. Press Release Quaker Lobby Welcomes Budget Deal; Deplores National Emergency Declaration 

    Washington, DC – The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) today welcomed the bipartisan budget agreement negotiated by Congress to keep the federal government funded through the rest of the fiscal year. However, FCNL deplores the declaration of a national emergency at the southern border.

  2. 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.

  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. Spring Lobby Weekend 2019 
    1. Saturday, March 23 - Tuesday, March 26 in Washington, DC
  2. White Privilege Conference 
    1. March 20-23, 2019 | Cedar Rapids, IA
  3. 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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