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In Syria, War is not the Answer

More than a decade after the start of the war in Syria, the United States continues to rely on military force as its primary tool of engagement. We call on the White House and Congress to end the war-based, militarized approach to terrorism and properly resource critical non-military tools that deal with the root causes of terrorism and prioritize peace.

War is Not the Answer in Ukraine

Russia, the United States, and Ukraine all share one key interest now: preventing a war. To put people first, all sides must do everything in their power to deescalate the situation and return to the bargaining table. Anything less represents a moral failing of the highest magnitude.

Give People the Vote

In 2021, at least 19 states passed 34 laws restricting access to voting – far more than in any other year in the last decade.

Quaker Leaders Recommit to Work of Building Just World for All

On Dec. 6-8, FCNL’s outgoing General Secretary Diane Randall and incoming leader Bridget Moix joined leaders from Quaker Agencies in London to mark a time of transition in our leadership and our work. Together they affirmed their collective commitment to working to build the just and peaceful world God tells us can be ours.

Arbery Verdict Shows What Justice Can Be

For what seems like the first time in far too long, the legal system has reinforced the twin pillars of justice in the United States: all are equal before the law and, while all are innocent until proven guilty, the guilty will be held accountable.