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Update Updates on Education, Native Languages, and Children 

Bills moving on a new Indian education agency, language programs, early childhood education, a Commission on Native Children, and construction of schools.

Background Native Americans and Trusts 

If ever there were people with a right to claim “trust issues” throughout their history, it might be the indigenous people of this continent. The history of federal government promises and failures with respect to native peoples is long, shameful and involved. But resilient indigenous people are still here, seeking ways to take back inherent rights to manage their own affairs.

Letter Faith-Based Organizations Question Targeted Lethal Drones Program 

On May 15, 2015, FCNL led a group of faith-based organizations in sending President Barack Obama, the United States House of Representatives, and the United States Senate a letter questioning the lethal use of drones.

Letter Over 1500 Organizations Urge Opposition to the TPP 

On May 15, 2015, FCNL led a group of faith-based organizations in sending President Barack Obama, the United States House of Representatives, and the United States Senate a letter questioning the lethal use of drones.

Update WANTED: A Budget that Supports our Troops 

Members of Congress, who passed a budget resolution last week, claim that the budget supports our current and former service members in the military. They would point to a $24 billion per year increase in defense spending as evidence that they intend to do right by the troops. However, the details tell a very different story.

Update Spending Speaks Louder than Words 

Budgets send messages about what’s important to us. The federal budget that the Congress passed sends a strong and disappointing message about who we are as a people: “We are afraid, and we don’t take care of our own. “

Letter Faith Community Opposes Arizona Borderlands Bill 

National and regional organizations and Arizona-based faith leaders representing thousands of people and communities of faith, urge members of Congress to oppose S. 750, the Arizona Borderlands Protection and Preservation Act. S. 750 does exactly the opposite of what its name implies.

Press Release Unprecedented: 151 Reps Support Iran Framework Deal 

One hundred fifty-one members of Congress sent a letter to President Obama commending the political framework reached between the P5+1 countries and Iran and pressing for continued diplomatic efforts to secure a negotiated nuclear agreement.

Background Quakers Talk to Congress About Climate Change 

Why do these 300 Young Adult Friends care so much about climate change? In this QuakerSpeak video, they explain the political and spiritual importance of their advocacy.

Letter Over 2,000 Groups Urge Opposition to Fast Track 

On April 27th, over 2,000 organizations wrote to Congress to oppose the Ryan-Hatch Fast Track bill formally dubbed “The Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015.”

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