A Quaker Lobby in the Public Interest
Action Alerts 2011
Sep 20, 2011
The U.S. House of Representatives could vote as soon as this week on legislation that would cripple the United Nation, inflame conflict in the Middle East and drastically cut life-saving assistance to Palestinians.
Jul 15, 2011
As Congress debates whether and how to raise the national debt ceiling, one thing is clear: big cuts in government spending are on the horizon.
Jun 21, 2011
Will one more congressional vote end the war in Afghanistan? No. But the votes, the ongoing costs of the war, and growing disillusionment with the president’s failed war strategy are creating pressure for a change in policy.
Jun 9, 2011
Will Congress continue to fund war-fighting while cutting funds for the diplomacy, development, and international cooperation that could prevent future violent conflicts?
May 24, 2011
This week Congress will begin what could be the most significant debate on ending the war in Afghanistan since 2001. Please call your representative and ask her or him to vote “yes” on two amendments that would help to end the war.
May 19, 2011
The United States must hold both Israeli and Palestinian decision-makers accountable for upholding past agreements and negotiating a new one. The United States cannot be a force for peace by singling out one party to the conflict for criticism.
May 13, 2011
Urge your representative to cosponsor this sensible legislation that requires the president to set a date by which all U.S. troops will leave Afghanistan. The more cosponsors the bill has, the greater its chances of passing.
May 2, 2011
The U.S. assassination of Osama bin Laden announced on Sunday night continues the violence initiated by al Qaeda's attacks on the United States and the reciprocation of war in Afghanistan and Iraq. Will the administration and Congress take a hard look at the failed war policies of the last ten years?