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Background Fostering Bipartisan Action on Climate Change 

A Faithful and Moral Call to Conscience

The science is abundantly clear: climate change is human-caused, already devastating communities and habitats across the world, and will only get worse without global action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. It is already contributing to more frequent and intense extreme weather events, sea level rise, drought, and species extinction.

Event Living the Palestine Experience by Arthur Meyer Boyd and Margaret Boyd Meyer 

May 8, 2019 | Quaker Welcome Center and Online

Under military occupation in Palestine, a Quaker school is thriving. How are Quaker values providing hope and building a foundation for a peaceful, just future? How does the Israeli-Palestinian conflict affect daily life in Israel and Palestine? What might the future hold for this troubled region? Join us for the next Quaker Change Maker series event to hear how from Friends Arthur Meyer Boyd and Margaret Boyd Meyer.

FCNL in the News Congress Finally Pushes Back Against the Imperial Presidency With Vote to Cut US Support for War in Yemen 

“Today is a historic day for peace,” Diane Randall, the executive director of the Friends Committee on National Legislation, which has been in the forefront of the struggle to end US support for the Saudi-led war and the de-facto blockade of Yemen, declared shortly after Thursday’s vote.

Press Release Quaker Lobby Welcomes Bipartisan Bill Stopping March to War with Iran  

Washington, DC – The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) applauded today’s introduction of the “Prevention of Unconstitutional War with Iran Act of 2019,” which would deny funding to a military attack against Iran without the authorization of Congress.

Update Five Investments to Address the “Crisis” at the Border 

FCNL and other leading organizations promoting the rights and safety of all immigrants, migrants, and refugees endorsed five ways Congress can address the humanitarian crisis at the border.

Press Release In Historic Yemen Vote, House Reasserts War Authority to Advance Peace 

Washington, DC – The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) celebrated House passage of S.J. Res. 7 by a 247-175 margin, requiring the President to end American military participation in the Saudi-led war in Yemen.

Background Inside the Greenhouse 

April 2019

Inside the Greenhouse is a monthly newsletter about FCNL’s environmental work, ways to engage members of Congress, and stories that impact our work.

Event Tumult, Turmoil and Truth: Vital Quaker Witness Today 

Watch Diane Randall deliver the 2019 Stephen G. Cary Memorial Lecture at Pendle Hill

In a time of cultural division and distrust, the voices of Quakers in the public sphere is needed more than ever. Quakers have gifts for witness, standing for peace, nonviolence, protection of our planet, and concern for the oppressed, neglected, and scorned.

Action Alert Congress must address the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women 

We need your help! The House will vote tomorrow to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (H.R. 1585) or VAWA. Not only does this bill secure vital funding for victim services, it also expands tribal jurisdiction to prosecute non-Native American perpetrators of violence.

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.

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