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Tell Congress: Save the Iran Deal

Ask your members of Congress to reject sanctions that would undermine the Iran deal and push the U.S. towards war with Iran.

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When crises break out in the Middle East, the U.S. too often turns to violence first. FCNL lobbies for nonviolent engagement in the Middle East to prevent, de-escalate and resolve longstanding conflicts. Political grievances contribute to instability and violence, so lasting peace in the region will require engagement with all stakeholders.


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Legislative Ask End Israeli Military Detention of Palestinian Youth  

H.R. 4391

The Promoting Human Rights by Ending Israeli Military Detention of Palestinian Children Act, introduced by Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN), would prevent U.S. tax dollars from supporting the Israeli military’s ongoing detention and mistreatment of Palestinian youth. The bill would:

Event Conference Call: Diplomacy With Iran and North Korea 

November 30, 8 p.m. EDT

The administration has treated diplomacy with both Iran and North Korea as a second thought. If the U.S. wants to foster sustainable peace and prevent nuclear proliferation - or even nuclear war - the U.S. needs to try diplomacy instead.

Letter 65 Groups to Congress: Stop Yemen War, Support HConRes 81 

Dear Congressmen Khanna, Massie, Pocan, and Jones,

Press Release Trump's Refusal to Certify Iran Deal Sets Path for War 

FCNL condemns the Trump administration’s decertification on the Iran deal and the Cotton-Corker legislation that risks sabotaging this historic agreement. The Quaker lobby, which has been a leading voice advocating for diplomacy with Iran in Washington, calls on Congress to reject Trump’s dangerous bid to extort our negotiating partners to submit to ultimatums on the deal which risk its collapse and putting the United States on a path towards full-fledged war with Iran.

Action Alert Breaking: Trump Opens Door for Congress to Sabotage Iran deal  

Today, President Trump set us on a path toward war with Iran. By refusing to certify the Iran deal, he walked away from the diplomatic option with Iran.

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