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  1. Action Alert A More Peaceful Budget 

    Deadline: Friday. That's when the government will shut down, unless Congress reaches a deal on federal spending. Negotiations are tense and ongoing, but the message your members of Congress needs to hear is simple: Don't pour more money into our country's militarized approach to foreign and domestic policies.

  2. Update Federal Criminal Justice Reforms in the Trump Era 

    Mass incarceration is a long and pervasive disease we all live with in the U.S. We’ve lived with it for over 40 years. If you consider its precursors, we have been living with systematic oppression of black and brown bodies for centuries.

  3. Action Alert Too Much for War. Not Enough for Peace 

    Our country has a bad habit of excessive military spending, and we’re all paying for it — through our taxes and through foreign policy that relies too heavily on military options.

  4. Statement FCNL Condemns Massive Ordnance Air Blast Deployed in Afghanistan 

    The U.S. Air Force just dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb in its arsenal in Afghanistan – the first time a MOAB (also known as "Mother of All Bombs") has been used in combat. This is a significant escalation of the U.S. war in Afghanistan, more than 15 years after the U.S. invasion.

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Update Crisis in Focus: Nigeria 

Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month

April is Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month. Last year, we commemorated the month through a series of posts remembering the devastation and lives lost to genocide and mass atrocities in the past. This year, we commemorated Genocide Prevention and Awareness Month by highlighting current conflicts where the ongoing atrocities urgently demand an effective U.S. government response.

FCNL in the News US politicians grow sceptical of Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen 

Kate Gould of FCNL told the Middle East Eye that she expects a much higher vote count in the senate against the U.S. weapons sale to Saudi Arabia this time. House letters and Murphy's bill in the senate are indicative of a shift in how Congress views the Saudi war.

Action Alert The AHCA Is Back -- And Much Worse 

Leaders in the House of Representatives have just reached a deal on a revised -- even worse -- bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and they're moving fast.

Statement Curbelo, Deutch Lead Bipartisan Support for Paris Climate Agreement 

Today, Reps Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) and Ted Deutch (FL-22), co-chairs of the bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus, led 19 other members of the Caucus in a letter to President Trump urging him to maintain our country's commitment to the Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

Action Alert End U.S. Support for Deadly Yemen War 

With the U.S. military already fueling Saudi jets in Yemen, the White House is considering an escalation, from further intelligence sharing to possible direct US military intervention in the Yemen war. Congress can stop the U.S. from fueling the bloodshed in Yemen.

Update Crisis in Focus: Yemen 

Genocide Prevention and Awareness Month

April is Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month. Last year, we commemorated the month through a series of posts remembering the devastation and lives lost to genocide and mass atrocities in the past. This year, we will commemorate Genocide Prevention and Awareness Month by highlighting current conflicts where the ongoing atrocities urgently demand an effective U.S. government response.

Update Immigration Update: Deportation and Protection 

An immigration update on what's happening with Congress and the Administration, how FCNL is responding, and how you can get involved.

Background Who is in the bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus? 

Check to see if your member has joined!

The House Climate Solutions Caucus is a bipartisan group of legislators that meets regularly to advance climate solutions. The mission of the Climate Solutions Caucus is to educate members on economically-viable options to reduce climate risk and to explore bipartisan policy options that address the impacts, causes, and challenges of our changing climate.

Event Annual Meeting & Quaker Public Policy Institute 2017 

November 2-5, 2017 in Washington, DC

Learn. Lobby. Lead. As FCNL enters our 75th year, join Quakers and friends for four days of community, celebration, and advocacy.

Press Release 80 Faith Organizations: Border Wall Inconsistent with Values 

Eighty state & local faith-based organizations and congregations urge members of Congress to oppose any efforts to build a wall or further militarize the U.S.-Mexico border.

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