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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Action Alert I’ll be late for work on Nov. 6 

I sent my boss a calendar reminder to let him know that I’ll be late for work on Nov. 6. Calendar reminder: Katie is going to vote.

Background Campaign Finance Reform is Necessary to Secure our Democracy – States Aren’t Waiting 

The tolerance for campaigns influenced by large sums of dark money is slowly diminishing within the country. Citizens are actively working to reclaim their voices that have been drowned out by money.

Letter 145 Organizations Call on Congress to Protect Johnson Amendment 

On July 16, FCNL and 144 other organizations sent a letter to Representatives Pete Sessions (TX-32) and James McGovern (MA- 2), respectively the Chairman and Ranking Member on the House Rules Committee. This letter urges them to support amendments in the appropriations bill would that protect the Johnson Amendment.

Washington Newsletter June 2018 Newsletter: Questions for Candidates 

Working for the world we seek for 75 years.

For FCNL, this election season is important for many reasons, but especially because it lays the groundwork for the next two years of advocacy for peace and justice.

Letter 78 Organizations Call on Congress to Oppose the Repeal of the Johnson Amendment 

On November 3, 2017, FCNL joined 78 organizations in sending a letter to Reps. Kevin Brady (TX) and Richard Neal (MA), respectively the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Committee on Ways and Means. This letter called on the Chairman and Ranking Member to oppose an amendment in the tax reform bill that would repeal the Johnson Amendment.

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