Violence & Hate

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March 23, 2007

Concerns about the continuing war in Iraq, increasing regional tensions in the Middle East and the need for more regional diplomacy are being raised by The Episcopal Church. Also of concern is the progress of a two-state solution for Palestinians and Israelis as essential to reducing those...

March 2, 2007

The governing board of the National Council of Churches USA on February 26 spoke out against human-rights violations in the Philippines.

"The people of the Philippines are crying out for justice," said a resolution adopted by the group.

The resolution noted that "over the past...

December 13, 2005

Your help is needed to see that the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) is renewed before Congress adjourns for the year. If VAWA is not passed and signed into law this year, funding for existing domestic and sexual violence programs and needed expansion could be lost.

Over the past 10...

December 7, 2005

Dear Senator,

As representatives of a diverse array of religious communities, we write to urge you to votein support of S. 1145, the Local Law Enforcement Enhancement Act (LLEEA). The Houseapproved its version of hate crimes legislation on September 14 as an amendment to H.R. 3132,the...

September 30, 2005

While Congress passed a resolution this week in recognition and support of October as “Domestic Violence Awareness Month,” it left uncertain legislation renewing the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), which is set to expire September 30, according to the Episcopal Church’s Office of Government...

September 7, 2005

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)—legislation that over the past 10 years has changed the lives of victims who once suffered in silence—is set to expire on September 30, 2005. Your help is needed to see that VAWA is renewed. Bills with strong bipartisan support in the House (H.R. 2876)...

July 25, 2005

July 26, 2005

Dear Senator,

The National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women represents over 3,000 organizations that have been working with communities around the nation to prevent violence against women and understand the unmet needs of victims of...

July 25, 2005

July 26, 2005

Dear Representative,

The National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women represents over 3,000 organizations that have been working with communities around the nation to prevent violence against women and understand the unmet needs of victims of...

July 25, 2005

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ACT REAUTHORIZATION (2005)

The...

July 14, 2005

United States Senate Washington, DC 20510

Dear Senator: We are writing to express our strong opposition to S. 1082, a bill that would strip the District of Columbia’s voters and elected officials of the power to pass gun laws.

The citizens of the District of Columbia should have...

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