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Press Release 25 Faith Organizations Push for Sentencing Reform in the House Judiciary 

Twenty-five faith organizations sent a letter to the House Judiciary Committee today calling for comprehensive criminal justice reform that includes sentencing reform.

Statement Democratic National Committee Adopts Resolution Supporting the Repeal of the 2001 AUMF 

On Saturday, March 10, 2018, the Democratic National Committee adopted a resolution supporting bipartisan efforts to repeal the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) and calling on Congress to debate and vote on war.

Statement FCNL Supports Diplomatic Engagement with North Korea 

FCNL applauds President Trump for agreeing to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in May. A summit alone is not a solution -- but it is a start.

Update Preventing Genocide: Difficult, but Imperative 

Report Back from a Mass Atrocity Simulation

The difficulty of preventing mass atrocities and genocide took on new meaning for me when I was part of a simulation at Vanderbilt University on the hypothetical risks of mass atrocities in Zimbabwe.

Update End Illegal U.S. War in Yemen 

Urge your senators to vote for S.J. Res. 54, the Sanders-Lee-Murphy legislation to end the illegal U.S. war in Yemen.

Letter FCNL and 12 Other Organizations Release Statement on U.S. Drone Policy 

On March 7, 2018, FCNL and 12 other organizations released a statement expressing concern over possible changes to U.S. drone policy and the need for greater transparency and accountability.

FCNL in the News The Vital Congressional Hearing on the Endless War That Probably Nobody Watched 

The "2001 AUMF," said Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), "has become a blank check for any president to wage war anytime, anywhere, anyplace without the consent or oversight of Congress."

Letter FCNL Joins 24 other Organizations in Calling on Administration to Resettle Religious Minority Refugees 

On February 27, 2018, FCNL and 24 other organizations sent a letter to the administration calling for the U.S. to fulfill its promise to resettle refugees who are Iranian religious minorities.

Update Gun Violence: What Congress Can Do 

March 6, 2018 Conference Call

What is Congress doing about gun violence? What will it take to change the culture of violence in our country that creates the conditions both for mass shootings and for the nearly 100 people who die each day from guns?

Action Alert More than Prayers: Tell Congress to Act 

The time is now for thoughts, prayers, and action on gun violence. This is the moment for bold gun legislation: comprehensive reforms that address the whole problem of gun violence, from mass shootings to everyday gun deaths.

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