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Letter Diane Randall Joins Faith Leaders' Call to Keep Government Open & Protect Immigrants 

Twenty-nine faith leaders representing national faith-based organizations sent a letter to members of Congress tasked with finding a way forward on government spending ahead of February 15. The signers urged the committee to avert a shutdown and implement responsible spending practices for immigration enforcement.

Background The For the People Act  

Bill Analysis of H.R. 1

On the second day of the 116th Congress, the new House Democratic introduced a major piece of legislation to address election integrity. The bill’s main components focus on voting and election laws, campaign finance, and ethics.

Legislative Ask End the Illegal U.S. War in Yemen  

S.J. Res. 7

In the coming days, FCNL expects the Senate to vote on bipartisan legislation (S.J. Res. 7) to end U.S. military involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen. The measure was introduced by Sens. Bernie Sanders (VT), Mike Lee (UT), and Chris Murphy (CT), and a similar version of the legislation passed the Senate in December 2018 by a vote of 56-41.

Update 5 Things We’d Like to Hear President Trump Say in the State of the Union 

In this divisive and toxic political environment, it is rare for our political parties to agree on anything of substance – and even rarer for them to admit they agree. But here at FCNL, we are always looking for common ground that leads toward a world without war or the threat of war.

Action Alert Historic Chance to End Illegal U.S. War in Yemen 

I have some great news to share! We have a historic opportunity in the coming weeks to end U.S. complicity in the world’s largest humanitarian crisis in Yemen.

Advocacy Resource FCNL Meetups 

Seek. Meet(up). Advocate.

Want to join a community of advocates committed to changing the world for the better? Want to lobby Congress using FCNL’s effective tools and resources? Join FCNL Meetups!

Update 116th Congress Makes Gun Violence Prevention A Priority 

On January 8, 2011, Rep. Gabby Giffords was shot in Tucson, AZ. On January 8, 2019, House Democratic leadership introduced a bill requiring universal background checks for all gun purchases. It is a small but smart step, and it has a real chance at becoming law.

2019 Policy Revision Process 

Update to “The World We Seek: Statement of Legislative Policy”

American society, our political order and culture have changed dramatically over the past several years. While some issues and challenges are omnipresent, others have arisen anew. We believe that Friends can play a unique role in discerning and envisioning a more peaceful, just, and inclusive world. We turn to you as we look to revise and update FCNL’s foundational policy document - The World We Seek: Statement of Legislative Policy (Policy Statement).

Washington Newsletter Washington Newsletter: Our Progress Towards the World We Seek 

January/February 2019

FCNL made important progress during the 115th Congress, despite the prevailing hyper-partisanship.

Background Quakers, Laws, and Courts 

Question & Answer with George Conyne

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