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This is the third and final post in the EPPN Series on Deradicalization intended to highlight different models for supporting individuals as they depart from extremist groups or ideologies. Paths to Radicalization For this series, we relied on experts and scholars who study radicalization. The consensus among experts is that those who become radicalized rarely […]
As a member of the Episcopal Public Policy Network, you are committed to a ministry of public policy advocacy. At times, this ministry can feel empowering and impactful, such as when legislation like the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, the most significant gun reform legislation in 30 years, passes thanks to the efforts of advocates such as […]
See below for calls to action, statements, educational resources, and more. Since 1976, The Episcopal Church has maintained its “unequivocal opposition to any legislation on the part of the national or state governments which would abridge or deny the right of individuals to reach informed decisions [about the termination of pregnancy] and to act upon […]
Below is a letter from Presiding Bishop Michael Curry to Congress urging passage of H.R.40/S.40, known as the “Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans Act.” This Juneteenth, you can take action with Bishop Curry by writing your own letter to Congress using our Action Alert here. Dear members of the United […]
In our second installment of the EPPN Series on Deradicalization, we focus on enumerating various ways that the U.S. federal government has sought to address the threat of domestic extremism. The Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations has actively tracked these developments since the passage of the Executive Council Resolution on White Supremacy and Deradicalization […]
In January of 2021, following the attack on the Capitol, Executive Council passed resolution MW 036: White Supremacy and Deradicalization acknowledging and repenting The Church’s sins of the past in being complicit and upholding white supremacist ideologies and systems. As part of The Church’s journey promoting the creation of a Beloved Community and confronting the […]
Since at least the 1970s, The Episcopal Church has resolved to support legislation that would reduce the risk of gun violence. More than a dozen times, General Convention has urged Congress to act to restrict the ownership, sale, and use of firearms, to do all it can to prevent gun violence, to limit the availability […]
To read the previous installment of the series on children, click here.
To read the first of our series on children, click here.
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