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Peace & Social Concerns Committee report to business meeting -- March 3, 2019

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Friends -- here is the report from the Peace & Social Concerns Committee for our Meeting for Business on March 3, 2019.
The report contains information, action opportunities, and requests ("asks") from PSC on the following matters:
  1. Revising FCNL’s Policy Statement, The World We Seek? 
  2. Participating in the FCNL Spring Lobby Weekend
  3. An encouraging report on ending U.S. military participation in the Saudi-led war in Yemen
  4. FCNL urgent action on border security and justice for migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers
  5. FCNL urgent action to help end gun violence
  6. Update on our Meeting's minute in support of the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons  
  7. Opportunity to support local efforts to assist asylum seekers
  8. Update on our Racial Advocacy Group
  9. Our next monthly meeting and planned visit to Sen. Blackburn's local office
  10. Request that Friends share the myriad of ways they are involved in peace and social concerns    

Submitted for the Peace & Social Concerns Committee,

 

Guy Larry Osborne

[email protected]

865-414-5711

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