Violence & Hate

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June 24, 2004

The Honorable George W. Bush The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20500

Dear Mr. President,

The ever-escalating humanitarian disaster in the Darfur region of Western Sudan causes me to again write to you about a situation that I now feel we must term...

June 18, 2004

The following is a true copy of a Resolution adopted by the Executive Council at its meeting on June 10-14, 2004 in Burlington, Vermont, at which a quorum was present and voting.

Resolved that the Executive Council, meeting in Burlington, VT, June 11-14, 2004, calls upon the United...

June 16, 2004

In a surprise 65-33 vote, the U.S. Senate passed legislation in June that would extend the Federal hate crimes law to include hate crimes based on actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender and disability, according to the Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations. The law currently...

May 18, 2004

The National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA has observed with great concern and foreboding the continuing crisis in Sudan. With reports coming in about thousands upon thousands of people being killed in an apparent attempt at ethnic cleansing, and one million forcibly...

May 12, 2004

Presiding Bishop Frank Griswold has signed an ecumenical pastoral letter released May 11, in which leaders of the National Council of Churches USA and its 36 Protestant and Orthodox member communions called for a change of course in Iraq. Their goal, they agreed, is peace and a renunciation of...

July 24, 2003

The Honorable George W. Bush The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, N.W. Washington, DC. 20500

Dear President Bush:

The undersigned organizations write to underscore the continuing political and humanitarian crisis in Liberia, and the importance of U.S. leadership, in...

July 10, 2003

General Convention ‘00 “urged Congress to pass legislation which would amend the current federal law to include real or perceived sexual orientation, gender, and disability as protected under federal prosecution of a hate crime and expand the number of settings in which the law can be...

June 12, 2003

Exec. Council (6/02) support[ed] “a just peace that guarantees Israel’s security and Palestinian aspirations for a viable sovereign state [and]. . . commends President Bush’s repeated call for Palestinian statehood.” The ongoing violence in the Middle East represents a threat to world...

May 11, 2003

Co-Chair: Leila R. Milani NGO Liaison for Women's Issues National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States 1320 19th Street, N.W. Suite 701 Washington, D.C. 20036 (202) 833-8990 · fax: (202) 833-8988

Co-Chair:Sarah C. AlbertPublic Policy DirectorGeneral Federation of...

March 30, 2003

The Honorable John Negroponte United States Mission to the United Nations 799 UN Plaza New York, NY 10017

Dear Mr. Ambassador:

I am writing to express my deep concern about the situation in Sudan. The UN Human Rights Commission, which is now meeting in Geneva, is poised to pass a...

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