Tag: Congress

July 16, 2014

What changing TVPRA means

In the interest of keeping you informed, we are sharing this notice received from the Leadership Conference of Women Religious…


June 6, 2014

Action Alert- Limit climate-destroying carbon pollution

This  action alert comes from Pete Altman at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).  The Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart…


February 26, 2014

Eliminate Trafficking now! H. R. 3344

Last summer the Grey Nuns signed on to prevent trafficking and recruitment abuse of workers as a part of the…


January 6, 2014

Drone Warfare– A Future to Question

Reading the book Drone Warfare by Media Benjamin (Verso, London), again shocked me by our relentless national obsession with war. …


December 2, 2013

Advent- Seeing Justice in a new light

It seems that doing justice is somewhat like living in a perpetual Advent. Always waiting, always staying alert, always watching…


October 28, 2013

“Know the Score”- see how your representatives vote for peace!

There is a  new,  very useful and interesting accountability tool to learn how your Congressional leaders vote on every issue…


October 17, 2013

World Food Day

On October 16, 2013, the world celebrates World Food Day. Last year Pope Benedict marked the day with a message….


August 14, 2013

Urgent Action- 5 pm deadline

From the National Immigration Law Center (via the Coalition on Human Needs): The August recess in Congress marks a critical…


June 13, 2013

End the sequestration: Letter to Congress

Background: The House set FY 2014 appropriations levels that will slash more than $45 billion from domestic and non-defense international…


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