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Update Keep the Push Towards Peace in Yemen Going  

Momentum to end the Saudi-led war in Yemen is growing. This progress was likely an important factor in the decision by House Republican leadership to block a vote on legislation to end U.S. support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen (H.Con.Res. 138) this week. Given the energy building against the war, if this legislation had come to a vote, it might well have passed.

Quakers Laud Committee Passage of Savanna’s Act; Urges Full Senate Action 

Washington, DC – The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) today welcomes the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs’ approval of Savanna’s Act (S.1942/H.R.4485). The bill is now in the hands of the full Senate. Savanna’s Act is named after Savanna LaFontaine Greywind, a Dakota woman eight-months pregnant who went missing and was found brutally murdered in August 2017.

Letter FCNL's Written Testimony Supporting Savanna's Act Added to Congressional Record 

FCNL submitted written testimony supporting S.1942 Savanna's Act prior to markup on November 14, 2018. Savanna's Act was then passed with unanimous support of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. Here's what we wrote.

Work with FCNL Chief Finance and Administrative Officer 

The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) is seeking a dynamic, experienced person to lead the organization’s growing financial, facilities, technology and administrative operations. The Chief Finance and Administrative Officer will have the opportunity to leverage the momentum from a successful capital campaign, program expansion, and facilities development for the current work and long term future of FCNL.

Event We Hold These Truths: Quakers in America 

Join FCNL Executive Secretary Diane Randall on Sunday, November 18 at We Hold These Truths: Quakers in America – a discussion of Mat Smart’s play The Agitators.

Action Alert Important Victory on Yemen - Let's Keep Up the Pressure! 

Grassroots pressure is working! The Trump administration has recently announced that it will be ending mid-air refueling support for the Saudi-led coalition’s war in Yemen.

Press Release Quaker Lobby Calls on Congress to End Illegal U.S. War in Yemen  

Washington, DC – The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) welcomed the Pentagon’s decision late last week to stop mid-air refueling of Saudi-led coalition aircraft bombing Yemen. It also called on Congress to pass legislation ending all forms of U.S. military support for the Saudi-led coalition and to press Saudi Arabia and its allies to immediately end the war in Yemen.

Statement Freedom of Press and Rule of Law are Sacred American Values Say Quakers 

Washington, DC - The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) today expressed concern over the denial of press access to the White House and the threat to independent government investigations.

Work with FCNL Development Assistant 

The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL), a nonpartisan Quaker lobby based in Washington, DC, is seeking a Development Assistant. This is a new position created to better help FCNL learn more about its current donors and new prospects, build closer relationships with its monthly donors, and more efficiently handle the administrative responsibilities of a rapidly-growing development department.

Update Everyday Prophets Still Needed 

The elections are over. The new 116th Congress will start on Jan. 3, 2019 with no single party controlling all the levers of power.

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