In a 420-1 vote, the House passed H.Con.Res.7, a bipartisan resolution led by Rep. Claudia Tenney (NY-24) in support of Iranian protesters seeking to defend their fundamental human rights. It’s critical that the Senate now takes up this common sense measure to condemn the killing of Jina Mahsa Amini and the Iranian government’s crackdown on civil society, while recognizing the bravery of the Iranian people.
Twenty-five national faith organizations released a statement today calling on President Joe Biden to pursue an expeditious return to Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran nuclear deal.
As negotiators in Iran and the United States near a mutual return to the Iran nuclear deal, some in Congress are threatening to block ratification of the agreement. It is critical that advocates continue to stay engaged and speak out in favor of diplomacy with Iran. Restoring the nuclear deal will help de-escalate tensions in the region, end the humanitarian suffering caused by economic sanctions against Iran, and prevent nuclear proliferation.
After a 20-year GWOT, financial collapse, and pandemic, the last thing this young generation wants is war with Iran.
Eighteen faith leaders sent a letter to President Biden calling on his administration to lift economic sanctions, ensuring humanitarian access and save lives around the world.
We applaud a return to diplomacy to restore the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). The world was made safter by preventing a nuclear-armed Iran and reducing the threat of a disastrous war.
Maximum pressure and maximum suffering is a failed paradigm that’s exacerbating the pandemic.
U.S. Sanctions Are Preventing Coronavirus Medical and Relief Supplies From Reaching Vulnerable Populations
The COVID-19 pandemic and resultant economic crash have created monumental challengesfor every country on Earth. But these crises are not affecting all people or all nations equally.
The president-elect has a real but limited window to reinstate a deal that froze Tehran’s nuclear efforts.
FCNL opposes the administration’s efforts to reimpose UN sanctions on Iran and to undermine and formally kill the Iran nuclear deal.
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