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  1. Background The Journey to Peace is Paved with Persistence 

    It has been 30 years since the U.S. Congress passed a law to address the prevention of atrocities. We hope to break this congressional silence soon with passage of the bipartisan Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2018 (H.R. 3030/S.1158). Consideration before the full Senate is the next step after the bill was overwhelmingly passed the House of Representatives.

  2. Press Release Quaker Lobby Critical of New Low Refugee Admissions Goal 

    Washington, DC (September 18, 2018) – The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) has long opposed the Trump Administration’s low refugee admissions goals. The White House announced late yesterday that it is committed to resettling only 30,000 for FY2019—the lowest in the resettlement program’s history.

  3. Background Congress Backs New Trump Nuke 

    Hidden deep in next year’s $717 billion national defense authorization bill was congressional approval and $65 million to fund a new submarine-launched nuclear warhead.

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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. Annual Meeting and Quaker Public Policy Institute 2018 
    1. November 28-December 2, 2018 in Washington, DC

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