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August 27, 2009

Honorable Members of Congress United States Senate Washington, D.C. 20515 Dear Senator, We, the undersigned faith based leaders and organizations, join together to urge you to cosponsor the Strengthen and Unite Communities with...

August 17, 2009

Dear Conferee: We write, on behalf of the civil rights, religious, professional, civic, and educational groups below, to urge you to retain the Senate-passed hate crime provisions in the final version of this legislation –...

August 10, 2009

Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Department of Health and Human Services Division of Global Migration and Quarantine Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Attn: Part 34 NPRM Comments 1600 Clifton Road, NE., MS E-03 Atlanta,...

August 7, 2009

The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton Secretary of State United States Department of State Washington, DC 20520 Dear Madam Secretary, We are writing to express our grave concern about the eviction of 50 Palestinians from their homes...

August 6, 2009

WRITE SECRETARY CLINTON TODAY Early on Sunday, August 2, after a long legal battle, Israeli security forces evicted two Palestinian extended families from their homes in East Jerusalem. Almost immediately Israeli settlers moved in. This...

July 29, 2009

On July 14, the House Committees on Education and Labor, Ways and Means, and Energy and Commerce introduced H.R. 3200, America’s Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009, which would provide access to affordable health care insurance...

July 24, 2009

Dear Conferees: We, the undersigned organizations, write to express our support for Section 571 of the Senate-passed version of H.R. 2892, the Fiscal Year 2010 Homeland Security Appropriations Act. As you know, this section was added...

June 30, 2009

Dear Senators: Support S. 1549, the Protect Citizens from Unlawful Detention Act, and S. 1550, the Strong STANDARDS Act (Safe Treatment, Avoiding Needless Deaths, and Abuse Reduction in the Detention System). We, the undersigned...

June 24, 2009

The Honorable Richard J. Durbin, Chairman Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law Senate Committee on the Judiciary United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 Dear Chairman Durbin: We write to express our strong support...

June 24, 2009

Dear Ms. Jackson, Lands and water are essential parts of God’s creation. Through the land, God nourishes life and water links human life to the rest of God’s Creation. Creation begins with God calling life out of the water...

June 22, 2009

Members of the LHHS Appropriations Subcommittee U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20005 Dear Representative, As communities of faith, in devotion to our common religious traditions of justice and compassion, we are...

June 16, 2009

Refugees are people forced from their countries by war, civil conflict, political strife or gross human rights abuses. Experts estimate that there are 16 million refugees in the world today. Recently, you've probably seen stories on...

June 11, 2009

The President The White House Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President: As senior religious leaders in the United States, we write to give voice to the compelling need for a comprehensive investigation into U.S.-sponsored...

June 9, 2009

"We have learned that acts of faith and mercy alone, no matter how profound, cannot provide everything needed for sustainable recovery. Gulf Coast families deserve a federal government that recognizes their needs by rebuilding their...

June 4, 2009

Dear Member of Congress, On behalf of the Interfaith Immigration Coalition, we applaud Senators Menendez (DNJ), Gillibrand (D-NY), Kennedy (D-MA) and Schumer (D-NY) for introducing S. 1085, the Reuniting Families Act, legislation that...

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