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What's Ahead in 2018 for Congress

Sat, 2018-01-20 07:30
The government is shut down. What does that mean for efforts to protect immigrants, help the most vulnerable people in our country, and advance peace and justice this year? Join a conference call this Tuesday to find out.

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Western Yearly Meeting Minute on Incarceration

Fri, 2018-01-19 19:23
Meeting on incarceration passed by Western Yearly Meeting in 2016

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New York Yearly Meeting Indian Affairs Committee Minute on Standing Rock

Fri, 2018-01-19 19:23
Minute on Standing Rock passed by the Indian Affairs Committee of New York Yearly Meeting in 2016

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Albuquerque Monthly Meeting Minute on Standing Rock

Fri, 2018-01-19 19:23
Minute on Stand Rock passed by Albuquerque Monthly Meeting in 2016

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Miami Quarterly Meeting on Gun Violence

Fri, 2018-01-19 19:23
Minute on gun violence passed by Miami quarterly meeting in 2016

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Chena Ridge Friends Meeting Minute on domestic terrorism

Fri, 2018-01-19 19:23
Minute on Domestic Terrorism passed by Chena Ridge Friends Meeting in 2017

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Baltimore Yearly Meeting Minute on North Korea

Fri, 2018-01-19 19:23
Meeting on tensions with North Korea passed by Baltimore Yearly Meeting in 2017

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Baltimore Yearly Meeting Minute on the Doctrine of Discovery

Fri, 2018-01-19 19:23
Minute on the Doctrine of Discovery passed by Baltimore Yearly Meeting in 2012

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Adelphi Monthly Meeting Minute on Violence

Fri, 2018-01-19 19:23
Minute passed by Adelphi Monthly Meeting on violence, hate crimes, and racism in 2016

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Bombs, the blockade, and the humanitarian crisis in Yemen

Fri, 2018-01-19 19:23
The UN describes Yemen as having one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world today.

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Dreamer Protection: State of Play and How You Can Engage

Fri, 2018-01-19 12:39
There has been a flurry of activity over the past few weeks as members of Congress are faced with a narrowing window of time to address the fate of undocumented youth. A critical juncture is today, January 19, when two-thirds of Congress must sign off on a bill to keep the government funded through midnight.

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FCNL’s Yasmine Taeb to Speak at Poligon’s First Anniversary Bash

Thu, 2018-01-18 17:24
On January 26, FCNL Lobbyist for Human Rights and Civil Liberties Yasmine Taeb will speak at the first anniversary celebration of the Poligon Education Fund.

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Workshop: What Canst Thou Say?

Wed, 2018-01-17 16:07
Join Diane Randall at the Ben Lomond Quaker Center for “What Canst Thou Say?” a workshop on Finding Our Quaker Voice.

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Checking an Unchecked President: How Tennessee Can Help Prevent War with North Korea

Wed, 2018-01-17 16:07
Congress must act now to take control of the dangerous situation in North Korea before it escalates further.

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Protect the Iran deal from sabotage

Wed, 2018-01-17 16:07
President Trump announced Friday that he will waive the sanctions required by the Iran nuclear agreement.

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Training: Fostering Diverse Voices for Climate Action

Wed, 2018-01-17 09:52
The Union of Concerned Scientists and the Friends Committee on National Legislation invite you to an in-person training on how to be a climate change advocate in your community.

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FCNL Rejects President’s Comments on Haiti, El Salvador, African Countries

Wed, 2018-01-17 09:52
President Trump’s reported characterization of Haiti, African countries and other nations as “s***holes” is reprehensible, racist, and dehumanizing for the citizens of those countries.

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Why We're Speaking Up on North Korea

Tue, 2018-01-16 21:34
The prospect of war with North Korea is real – and growing. Kim Jong Un is taking dangerous and provocative steps, but aggressive rhetoric and Twitter threats from the Trump administration limit the space for diplomacy and negotiation.

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What We're Saying on North Korea

Tue, 2018-01-16 15:11
See what FCNL staff are saying about the need for a diplomatic approach with North Korea.

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S 2047 Cosponsors

Tue, 2018-01-16 15:11
Has your Senator signed onto S 2047 as a cosponsor? This legislation would ensure that President Trump cannot launch an unconstitutional attack on North Korea.

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