Civic Action

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September 16, 2008

"You who have been born in America, I wish I could make you understand what it is like [to] not be an American - [to] not have been an American all your life- and then, suddenly, with the words of a man in flowing robes to be one, for that moment and forever after. One moment you belong with...

July 10, 2008

Resolved, That the Church recognizes that a faithful commitment to voting is an extension of our baptismal covenant to "strive for justice and peace and the dignity of every human being" and asks all Episcopalians to actively engage in advocating for voter rights, encouraging voter registration...

June 10, 2008

Pentecost Membership Drive and Contest Continues The Pentecost Membership Drive is now in full swing! Many of you have successfully recruited members and many more have been putting the word out about the EPPN. Need ideas on how to tell people about the EPPN? Check out: 5 Easy Ways to Share the...

January 22, 2008

The Farm Bill: Right now versions of the Farm Bill have passed both the House and the Senate. Neither is all that we would have hoped. Now, a conference committee is working to hammer out the differences to come up with a final bill for passage. President Bush has promised to veto both...

January 18, 2008

The Episcopal Public Policy Network (EPPN) is calling on Episcopalians to contact their United States Senators and urge them to support the Indian Health Care Improvement Act Amendments of 2007 (Senate Bill 1200) when it comes to the floor.

"Indigenous people are suffering and we are...

December 6, 2007

The Episcopal Public Policy Network (EPPN) is calling on Episcopalians to contact their United States Senators and urge them to support the Second Chance Act of 2007 (Senate Bill 1060) when it comes to the floor.

The Act, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives this fall by an...

July 3, 2007

"Through Congressional inaction that denies one of the most basic elements of democratic governance to DC citizens -- representation in Congress -- Congress devalues the worth and dignity of all DC residents. It is unacceptable to continue this injustice." --The Rt. Rev. John Bryson Chane,...

November 3, 2006

Election Day – one of the most important days of the year for any nation – is this Tuesday, November 7th. We urge you to exercise the right to vote and to encourage and help others to do so as well.

Unfortunately, too many people choose not to vote each year. According to the Census...

October 11, 2006

Voting is a civic sacrament. -- Father Theodore Hesburgh

Voting is a critical part of our call to “strive for justice and peace” in The Episcopal Church. As Election Day approaches, we wanted to provide you with resources to help you make the most of your opportunity...

July 5, 2006

"As Episcopalians we must also be mindful that our response to the promise we made at baptism to ‘strive for justice and peace and respect the dignity of every human being’ is lived out through our participation in our nation’s political process and civic life." --The Most Rev. Frank T....

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