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Letter 145 Organizations Call on Congress to Protect Johnson Amendment 

On July 16, FCNL and 144 other organizations sent a letter to Representatives Pete Sessions (TX-32) and James McGovern (MA- 2), respectively the Chairman and Ranking Member on the House Rules Committee. This letter urges them to support amendments in the appropriations bill would that protect the Johnson Amendment.

Washington Newsletter June 2018 Newsletter: Questions for Candidates 

Working for the world we seek for 75 years.

For FCNL, this election season is important for many reasons, but especially because it lays the groundwork for the next two years of advocacy for peace and justice.

Letter 78 Organizations Call on Congress to Oppose the Repeal of the Johnson Amendment 

On November 3, 2017, FCNL joined 78 organizations in sending a letter to Reps. Kevin Brady (TX) and Richard Neal (MA), respectively the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Committee on Ways and Means. This letter called on the Chairman and Ranking Member to oppose an amendment in the tax reform bill that would repeal the Johnson Amendment.

Background Rooting Out White Supremacy in our Nation 

What transpired in Charlottesville, VA unnerves and grieves us. It is a manifestation of fear and hatred that is contrary to the world we seek - a society with justice and equity for all.

Update Improving Election Integrity Through Our Voices 

Elections are often dominated by who can raise the most money to blanket the airwaves. This is at the heart of the worst problem affecting the integrity of our elections: money in politics and access.

Statement Voter Suppression, Not Voter Fraud, Threatens Election Integrity 

The President’s Advisory Commission on Election Integrity has a troubling potential to suppress the vote through unnecessary and potentially onerous restrictions.

Statement FCNL Opposes Efforts to Undermine the Johnson Amendment 

FCNL opposes efforts by the president and members of Congress to roll back restrictions put in place in the 1950s that ban partisan political activity in houses of worship.

Letter FCNL Signs Letter Opposing Politicization of Places of Worship 

In response to policy proposals to undermine the Johnson Amendment, FCNL and nearly 100 other religious organizations sent a letter to Congressional leadership declaring that partisan politics have no place in our churches, temples, and meeting houses.

Legislative Ask Election Integrity 

Our democracy can live up to its potential only if it ensures open access to public office and electoral processes, curbs the influence of money and corporate power, safeguards the integrity of the voting process without raising unnecessary barriers and provides full participation for disenfranchised people.

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.

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