Civic Action

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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....

October 12, 2004

Get Out The Vote Only 20 days remain until Election Day. Now that you are registered to vote, it’s time to engage democracy and participate in this year’s election activities.

Vote Absentee or Vote Early If you know you are not going to be able to vote in person on Election Day, be...

September 22, 2004

Voting is our chance to exercise a right for which many in this country and around the world fought and died. Yet according to the Census Bureau,in our 2000 Election 1 in 5 voters were too busy to vote and only 55% of the voting age population voted.

So we hope this election year you...

February 26, 2003

Eleven Episcopal bishops, representing six New England states, have issued a Pastoral Letter on the Environment, 'To Serve Christ in All Creation,' calling on more than 250,000 Episcopalians to protect, restore and repair creation.

The letter is being mailed to all Episcopalians in...

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