Voting & Elections

Sean McMenemy

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We’re starting to see that the undue influence of money in politics might be a symptom, not the disease itself. We’re thinking more broadly, and it’s opening up possibilities for action. The problem is the fundamental disconnect many of us feel between us and the representatives we elect. How can we take back politics, build integrity, and restore faith in democracy?


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Legislative Ask Election Integrity 

Our democracy can live up to its potential only if it ensures open access to public office and electoral processes, curbs the influence of money and corporate power, safeguards the integrity of the voting process without raising unnecessary barriers and provides full participation for disenfranchised people.

Statement FCNL Concerned by Nomination of Jeff Sessions for Attorney General 

In a letter to the chair and ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, FCNL expressed concern about Senator Sessions' nomination based on his past positions and statements on religious freedom and refugees, racial discrimination in the criminal justice and voting systems, and immigration.

Background Loving Our Neighbors Now 

The election revealed our pain and brokenness as a country. With so much division, hurt, and anger, it is difficult to look for that of God in each other. What does it mean to love our neighbors now?

Update Now Is the Time: VOTE 

Now is the time to exercise a fundamental benefit of our citizenship: VOTE in this election.

Update Question Once, Lobby Twice 

Even as the rhetoric has moved from debate over policy differences to personal attacks against individuals and whole communities, in January the next Congress and the next president will need to come together to govern the United States.

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