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Letter 19 Groups to Congress: Fund Atrocities Prevention 

19 different organizations that are part of the Prevention and Protection Working Group urge Members of Congress to provide funding for Atrocities Prevention through initiatives like the Complex Crises Fund.

Statement Solitary Confinement and Quakers 

This statement on behalf of the Friends Committee on National Legislation was submitted for the hearing: "Reassessing Solitary Confinement II: The Human Rights, Fiscal and Public Safety Consequences" to the United States Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights

After the AUMF 

A paper in the Harvard National Security Journal from 2014 detailing the way that the AUMF has been abused, and arguing that a new AUMF would be a bad idea.

Background Drones Reports Reveal Problems 

Researchers from some of the United States' top legal programs have published in-depth analyses of the legal, strategic and ethical dimensions of the U.S. drones program. Their works help to provide facts and support for FCNL's principled call to end the problematic use of armed drones around the world. Here is what they found

Background Drones: The Face of War Today 

The new face of U.S. warfare is an armed drone. Drones scan the skies in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Yemen, ready to assassinate those on U.S. government kill lists.

Background Indigenous Rights in the U.S. 

The Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, which the United Nations adopted in 2007, addresses both individual and collective rights of indigenous peoples and their relationship to land and natural resources.

Advocacy Resource Bird Dogging Guide 

Asking questions in an election season is an important way to make your voice heard. Here are tips for making your question effective.

Background Baby Veronica and the Indian Child Welfare Act 

Supreme Court Case Adoptive Couple vs. Baby Girl

On Tuesday April 16, 2013, the Supreme Court heard the case of Adoptive Couple vs Baby Girl, which challenged the core principles of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) and of Indian law generally.

Background Citizens United and Money in Politics 

The Supreme Court decisions in Federal Election Commission v. Citizens United and McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission have allowed big money to flood into elections. We may never know the full impact of these large and concentrated contributions on electoral outcomes.

Background Quaker Lobbying 

Our faith-based advocacy is part of a long history of Quaker work to influence government. Since 1943, we have lobbied the U.S. government for policies to advance peace and justice.

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