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Letter Faith and Environmental Advocates Oppose Weakened Mercury Rules 

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is moving to weaken regulations on coal-fired power plants, which are the most significant mercury polluters.

Letter 18 Organizations Support Resolution for Humanitarian Funding in Gaza 

FCNL joins 17 other organizations in supporting S.Res. 171, Senator Merkley's resolution to restore humanitarian funding to the West Bank and Gaza. Read our full statement below.

Letter 25 Organizations Urge Congress to Fund Conflict Prevention 

Twenty-five faith-based and humanitarian organizations sent a letter to Congress urging robust funding for the international affairs budget including programs that prevent violent conflict, mitigate atrocities and protect civilians.

Letter Faith Groups Reject President Trump’s Recognition of Israeli Golan Heights Annexation 

Following President Donald Trump's declaration recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, FCNL joined nine other faith organizations in issuing the following statement.

Letter FCNL Joins 17 Faith Groups Supporting Palestinian Aid 

The Trump Administration has eliminated U.S. funding for the UN Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) and other humanitarian programs in the West Bank and Gaza. In response, FCNL joined a broad faith coalition urging Congress to restore funding for these vital, life saving programs for Palestinians.

Letter New EPA Mercury Rule Would Put Lives at Risk 

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is moving to stop regulating mercury emissions for coal-fired power plants. These plants are the most significant contributors to mercury pollution, which poses severe health hazards, especially in young children and fetuses.

Letter FCNL Joins Faiths United To Prevent Gun Violence in Supporting H.R. 8 

On February 26, FCNL joined with 50 faith-based organizations in sending a letter to Congress articulating their support for the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019 (H.R. 8)

Letter Statement to the House Judiciary Committee Pertaining to H.R. 1585, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019." 

The Friends Committee on National Legislation urges members of the House Judiciary Committee to support the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019 (H.R. 1585) and its effortsto address violence against Native women.

Letter FCNL Joins 17 Organizations Across the Political Spectrum to Call for Reduced Military Spending 

Open Letter to Congress: Pentagon Doesn’t Need a Budget Boost

United in opposition to excessive military spending, 17 organizations from across the political spectrum sent a letter to Congress on March 8 urging Congress to return to the Budget Control Act caps and stop providing endless money for endless war. Read the letter below.

Letter 42 Organizations Urge Support for AUMF Repeal 

On March 13, a diverse group of 42 organizations from across the political spectrum sent a letter to Chairman Elliot Engel (NY-16) and Ranking Member Michael McCaul (TX-10) of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, urging them to bring up Rep. Barbara Lee’s (CA-13) legislation to repeal the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force for prompt consideration in Committee.

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