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Update With Looming DACA Decision, Congress’s Spending Choices Are Even More Crucial 

The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on Nov. 12 regarding the future of 800,000 Dreamers living in limbo. While the Court weighs the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Congress can keep the well-being of DACA recipients in mind in upcoming spending decisions.

Background Inside the Greenhouse 

November 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.

Legislative Ask Support Repeal of the 2002 Iraq AUMF 

Congress must decide when the U.S. goes to war. Please urge Armed Services Committee leadership to include the House provision to repeal the 2002 Iraq AUMF in the final NDAA.

Update US Maximum Pressure Policy: Punishing the Poor and Ailing in Iran 

The Trump administration doubled down on its maximum pressure policy approach to Iran with new sanctions, this time targeting Iran’s construction sector, which—according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo— is under the control of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps.

Action Alert Urge Your Senators to Support Tax Credits for Working Families  

Right now, Congress is working to pass tax legislation that will benefit businesses, while continuing to leave low-income working families behind. Before they vote, your senators need to hear from you.

Event The Pendle Hill Quaker Institute: Practicing Our Heritage of Mysticism and Resistance 

Dec. 12-15, 2019 | Wallingford, PA

On Dec. 12-15, José Woss, FCNL’s Legislative Manager for Criminal Justice and Election Integrity, will join other leaders at Pendle Hill’s Quaker Institute.

Update U.S. Abandons Climate Leadership 

On Nov. 4, President Trump took formal action to start the yearlong process of withdrawing the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement.

Action Alert Tell Congress: Oppose Withdrawal from Paris Climate Agreement 

It happened. Today, two years after announcing his intention, President Trump has started the formal, year-long process of withdrawing the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement.

Press Release Faith-based organizations rebuke US withdrawal from Paris Climate Agreement 

Washington, DC – As leaders of faith-based organizations, we are gravely concerned by the Trump Administration’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement.

Update No Such Thing as One Native Voice 

We asked Kerri Colfer, our new congressional advocate in the Native American advocacy program, about her background, her motivations, and how FCNL can improve going forward.

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