The Friends Committee on National Legislation strongly condemns
President Trump’s recent executive order to halt federal cost-sharing
reduction payments and calls on Congress to pass the bipartisan Alexander-Murray deal.
FCNL condemns the Trump administration’s decertification on the Iran deal and the Cotton-Corker legislation that risks sabotaging this historic agreement. The Quaker lobby, which has been a leading voice advocating for diplomacy with Iran in Washington, calls on Congress to reject Trump’s dangerous bid to extort our negotiating partners to submit to ultimatums on the deal which risk its collapse and putting the United States on a path towards full-fledged war with Iran.
On October 13, 2017, forty-seven organizations, including FCNL, sent a letter to Representatives Goodlatte (VA) and Conyers (MI) calling for stronger reforms to Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
Joint statement by Beyond the Bomb, CREDO, Friends Committee on National Legislation, Indivisible, J Street, MoveOn.org Civic Action, NIAC Action, Peace Action, VoteVets, Win Without War, and Women’s Action for New Directions on Donald Trump’s decision to decertify the Iran nuclear agreement.
On October 10th, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced the repeal of the Clean Power Plan. FCNL has denounced this decision for the harm it will cause the Earth and humanity. Since its inception, the plan has been surrounded by legal and political complexity. To better understand how the Clean Power Plan came to be, and what will happen since Pruitt's announcement, here's a bit of background on the Clean Power Plan.
This November, Congress will be making some of the most important, and potentially most dangerous, decisions about budget priorities that we have seen in decades. How can we convince members of Congress to reject more money for war and cuts to security at home?
We have a very short window in which we need to get Congress to act and
pass legislation that protects young immigrants who grew up in the
United States from deportation and allows them to study, work, and live
in the country they consider home.