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Update Honoring Senator Richard Lugar's Legacy 

Richard Lugar was laid to rest last week in his home state of Indiana.

Statement FCNL Urges Judiciary Members to Pass Inclusive Legislation for Dreamers, TPS Recipients 

The House Judiciary Committee is marking up legislation outlining a pathway to citizenship for Dreamers, TPS recipients, and DED holders, all of whom are at risk of deportation pending cancellation of their protections.

Press Release AUMF Repeal A Step Forward for Peace 

Washington, DC – Today, the House Appropriations Committee voted for an amendment from Representative Barbara Lee (CA) to repeal the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF). Designed to take effect after eight months, the Congress would need to pass a new AUMF or the Administration would need to remove American military personnel from current wars during that timeframe.

Update The House Votes for a New Approach to Prevent Conflict 

The Global Fragility Act (H.R. 2116) passed the House of Representatives with broad, bipartisan support! Now it awaits consideration in the Senate.

Press Release Quaker Lobby Applauds Bill to Prevent Violence  

Washington, DC – Last evening, the US House passed the Global Fragility Act (H.R. 2116) with broad bipartisan support. The bill demonstrates deep legislative support for peaceful, preventive solutions to stop violent conflict before it begins and build peace where it is needed most.

Work with FCNL Annual Fund Director  

The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) is seeking a fundraising professional who will develop and implement a comprehensive Annual Fund strategy to support the organization’s non-partisan, multi-issue advocacy for social justice, peace, and stewardship of the environment.

Work with FCNL Legislative Director for Peacebuilding Policy 

The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) seeks an experienced lobbyist for the position of Legislative Director for Peacebuilding Policy.

Legislative Ask Co-Sponsor the Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act  

S. 1856

The Pentagon’s 1033 program transfers weapons designed for war zones to local police forces in the United States, fueling the perception that local law enforcement is a military force occupying our communities.

Letter More than 100 Organizations Call on Congress to Reject Proposal to Weaken Firearm Export Controls 

The administration proposal would “thwart congressional oversight and create new and unacceptable risks of exacerbating gun violence, human rights abuses, and armed conflict.”

Letter Over 50 Groups Urge Senators to Prohibit Unauthorized Military Action in Venezuela 

On May 9, 2019, FCNL and over 50 faith-based, anti-war, and other concerned organizations wrote a letter urging senators to cosponsor S.J.Res.11, which prohibits unauthorized military intervention in Venezuela.

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