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  1. Statement Faith Leaders Join Together to Decry the Government Shutdown 

    As leaders representing a broad array of religious beliefs and faith traditions, we write urging you to immediately end the partial government shutdown. The consequences are dire for millions of individuals and families, especially those facing poverty and food insecurity.

  2. Update Piling On Syria Sanctions Undermines Diplomacy 

    In the coming days and weeks, FCNL expects the House and the Senate to vote on two measures -- the Caesar Syrian Civilian Protection Act (H.R. 31) in the House and the Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019 (S. 1) in the Senate – that would add a new layer of sanctions to those already in effect against Syria.

  3. Update Elie Wiesel Act Signed into Law! 

    The Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act is now law of the land.

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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. Faithful Action in a time of Political Turmoil 
    1. February 10, 2019 | Brooklyn, N.Y.

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