The recent surge in violent attacks against members of the Jewish community is a shameful reminder that centuries of antisemitism continue to poison our nation and our world.
FCNL urges the Biden administration and members of Congress to use their influence to help bring a swift conclusion to the latest round of violence, ensure that Palestinian rights and dignity are protected, and negotiate a peaceful and permanent end to the conflict in Israel/Palestine.
The American Families Plan is the long-awaited promise to the country that we have been working for many years.
The guilty verdict rendered by the jury in the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin for the killing of George Floyd in all three counts is a step forward for racial justice. The trial exposed the world again to the public killing of a Black man by a white police officer, a scene we see again and again across the United States.
Ending the U.S. war in Afghanistan and promoting multilateral diplomacy is an important step toward a more peaceful world. President Biden knows this, and we commend his leadership.
FCNL recognizes that changes are needed to the way Congress operates and our government fulfills its aspiration to be a true democracy.
The escalation of hate crimes against Asian Americans in the United States demands action. The recent murders of eight people in Atlanta, including six Asian Americans, is heartbreaking; along with millions of people across the country, we mourn the loss of these lives and hold their families and community in the Light.
On behalf of the Friends Committee on National Legislation, I would like to thank members of the House and the Senate for passing The American Rescue Plan. The bill, awaiting signature from President Biden, will have a dramatically positive impact on the lives of people who have been economically devastated by the pandemic and low income households.
We know that Rep. Haaland will represent all Americans as she leads the agency’s efforts to protect our public lands, champion environmental justice, and take important steps to address climate change.
As people of faith, we support the second impeachment of Donald Trump; holding him, his allies, and the insurrectionists accountable. No one, not even the president, should be above the law.
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