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Update Diane Randall Discusses Efforts to Prevent Gun Violence on CGTN America 

In the aftermath of the New Zealand mosque terror attacks, CGTN America's Wang Guan spoke with Diane Randall.

Statement FCNL Grieves for the New Zealand Mosque Attacks 

We share the inconsolable grief of our Muslim neighbors whose family members were killed or injured while at Friday prayers at two mosques in New Zealand.

Work with FCNL Congressional Advocate for Native American Policy 

A Two-Year Professional Fellowship

The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) is a Quaker lobby in the public interest that seeks to influence national policy for a more just, peaceful and sustainable world. We are seeking candidates for a 27-month advocacy fellowship in Washington D.C. American Indian and Alaska Native tribal members are strongly encouraged to apply.

Letter FCNL Joins Faiths United To Prevent Gun Violence in Supporting H.R. 8 

On February 26, FCNL joined with 50 faith-based organizations in sending a letter to Congress articulating their support for the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019 (H.R. 8)

Update The President’s Vision for Immigration Spending Is a Moral Nonstarter 

President Donald Trump’s budget request outlines a daunting increase in in spending that will result in more immigrants languishing in unjust detention and harmful border policies. Congress should reject this proposal and invest in programs that make our communities strong and vibrant.

Update Success for Yemen in the Senate!  

With your help, the Senate just took a major step forward to advance peace in Yemen.

Press Release Senate Votes to End Illegal U.S. War in Yemen  

Washington, DC – The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) hailed today’s landmark Senate vote to end American involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen. The legislation (S.J. Res 7), passed 54-46, enforces the 1973 War Powers Act by ending American military participation in a war that has killed untold thousands and put millions of Yemenis on the brink of starvation.

Letter Statement to the House Judiciary Committee Pertaining to H.R. 1585, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019." 

The Friends Committee on National Legislation urges members of the House Judiciary Committee to support the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019 (H.R. 1585) and its effortsto address violence against Native women.

Update Violence Against Women Act Passes Out of House Judiciary Committee 

Great news! On Wednesday, March 13, the House Judiciary Committee passed H.R. 1585, a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). It now heads to the House floor for a full vote.

Action Alert Urge Congress to support the Global Fragility Act of 2019 

The world continues to experience a peak in violence not seen in at least twenty-five years and the U.S. government lacks the capacity to prevent violent conflict or build long-term peace.

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