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FCNL in the News Yasmine Taeb Discusses Next Steps for Women’s March Movement 

FCNL lobbyist for Human Rights and Civil Liberties Yasmine Taeb sits down with Kristen Wright from NBC 4 to discuss the implications of the Women’s March on Washington, next steps for attendees, and her personal journey. “If the rights of any community are going to be infringed upon, we’re going to stand up and support one another,” says Yasmine Taeb.

Update Acting on Love Thy Neighbor 

LoveThyNeighbor (no exceptions) is more than a sign, bumper sticker or button, it’s a declaration to Congress that we reject attempts to divide us as a nation. Find out how to be a part of this work.

FCNL in the News Muslim Activists Discuss Hopes, Fears for Trump Presidency 

FCNL lobbyist for Human Rights and Civil Liberties Yasmine Taeb participates in a roundtable discussion on Inauguration Day hosted by the Huffington Post on the rise of Islamophobia in the United States and the importance of working across racial and religious divides to effect change.

FCNL in the News FCNL’s Yasmine Taeb Provides Public Advocacy Training Ahead of the Women’s March 

Julie Carey from NBC 4 covers FCNL lobbyist Yasmine Taeb’s public advocacy training at the Woman’s National Democratic Club on January 19. Yasmine explains why she intends to march with refugee rights groups at the Women’s March on Washington and discusses the importance of continuing to engage after the march is over.

Action Alert Oppose the Creation of a Religious Registry 

A religious registry -- or any registry that validates religious discrimination -- runs fundamentally counter to the First Amendment. We need to speak out against religious discrimination in all forms.

Letter 90 Organizations Urge Congress to Denounce Islamophobic Rhetoric and Policies 

Concerned by President-elect Trump's anti-Muslim policy proposals and rhetoric, as well as previous Islamophobic statements made by several of his nominees for high-level positions, FCNL joined nearly 100 organizations in sending a letter to members of Congress asking them to reaffirm their commitment to the First Amendment and the principle of religious freedom.

Action Alert FCNL Celebrates BRIDGE Act Reintroduction 

The bi-partisan legislation in the House and the Senate seeks to protect certain undocumented immigrants who have been in the United States since they were young children.

Statement FCNL Letter Regarding Nominee for DHS Secretary General Kelly 

In a letter to the chair and ranking member of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, FCNL outlined specific areas we hope senators will explore when assessing how General Kelly might carry out the responsibility of Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.

Statement FCNL Concerned by Nomination of Jeff Sessions for Attorney General 

In a letter to the chair and ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, FCNL expressed concern about Senator Sessions' nomination based on his past positions and statements on religious freedom and refugees, racial discrimination in the criminal justice and voting systems, and immigration.

Update Questions for Trump's New Foreign Policy Team 

President-elect Trump's cabinet nominees will help set the direction of U.S. foreign policy going forward. They need to be able to answer serious questions about building a more peaceful world.

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