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Cruel, unacceptable proposal

SNAP under unprecedented attack, says Bread for the World

U.S. House of Representatives preparing to gut Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program formerly known as food stamps. read more »

August 12, 2013

Congress August recess begins

Opportunity to discuss issues at home

Poverty, maternal health, food assistance, God’s creation, health care, immigration, gun violence and criminal-justice reform timely topics of concern. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on August 05, 2013

5,000 Christian leaders issue reminder

Urge lawmakers to reaffirm commitment to Circle of Protection

Elected officials must make hungry and poor people a priority in addressing U.S.’s fiscal issues. read more »

July 29, 2013

‘Becoming America Congressional Pilgrimage’

Faith & Politics Institute trip to New York City highlights immigrant heritage

3-day trip for members of Congress explore iconic sites, exchange stories of faith and accomplishment. read more »

July 29, 2013

Faithful budget unveiled

Interfaith coalition offers ‘stark contrast’ to partisan proposals

Faith leaders demonstrate how federal budget choices can reflect America’s shared values. read more »

May 02, 2013

International family planning

Obama proposes funding increase in 2014 budget

Increase critical given severe cuts in early 2013 due to impact of sequester. read more »

by Katie Kraft
on April 19, 2013

Word from Winkler — What a week!

The United Methodist Building bustled this week with people hoping to reform unjust laws; domestic violence, Northern Ireland got time, too. read more »

by Jim Winkler, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society
on April 10, 2013

End brinksmanship

Christian leaders letter to Obama, Congress

Circle of Protection asks both Democrats and Republicans to replace poverty with opportunity. read more »

February 28, 2013

2013 legislative priorities

Immigration reform, reducing gun violence, ‘moral federal budget,’ combating human trafficking targeted

Priorities support Christian social concerns and represent areas to which the faith community can bring a unique voice to the legislative process. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on February 19, 2013

Faithful alternative to ‘fiscal cliff’

Cut poverty rather than poverty-related spending

Sacrificing access to health and food security at the altar of 'deficit reduction' is profoundly unjust, letter to Obama, Congress declares. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on December 19, 2012

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