Social-justice agency praises Holder’s vow to address racial disparities
U.S. system's ineffectiveness, unsustainability, tremendous cost cited as reasons to change. read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) of The United Methodist Church applauds U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s promise at the annual meeting this week of the American Bar Assn. in San Francisco to address racial disparities in the federal justice system. ... read more»
Urge your member of Congress to join 184 co-sponsors
Join letter-drop effort during August to build momentum for crucial background-check legislation. read more »
Community dialogue at St. Stephen’s UMC, Burke, Va., April 18
Topics to be addressed include theology, policy, school safety, mental-health issues, law enforcement. read more »
Congress urged to legislate changes
Human Rights First sends statement to Capitol Hill asking U.S. to use best practices. read more »
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 »
Human Rights First lists 4 points to include
Says legislative measures should have commitment to due process, human rights. read more »
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