LETTER: Bend the Arc Jewish Action, 3000 Faith Leaders Oppose July 12th House Hearing on Anti-LGBTQ First Amendment Defense Act
Bend the Arc Jewish Action sent the letter below to Committee Chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz urging him to cancel the hearing. Previously, Bend the Arc led 3,000 faith leaders from across the country to sign a letter opposing the law.
On June 21, in over 50 cities across the country, thousands of Jews acted with one voice to reject Donald Trump’s hateful agenda and say: We've Seen This Before. Read the rest of the report back from our day of action.
From a big petition delivery and airplane banner fly-over at Google HQ in California to our CEO’s bold speech outside the New York Republican Gala, Bend the Arc Jewish Action and its online initiative vsGoliath continues to stand up against the bigotry and hatred advocated by presidential front runner Donald Trump.
The Flint water crisis has been an ongoing national tragedy for the last year. In response, Bend the Arc Jewish Action joined with our partners at Groundswell to organize support from thousands of faith leaders for the Congressional Progressive Caucus’ People’s Budget.
“I think it is important to participate in the political process — period. It is important that some of that is through a Jewish organization so that it is clear that our community is not just pursuing parochial interests.” Meet Marc, chair of Bend the Arc Jewish Action PAC, who says, “We have a moral imperative to speak out for others just as we have relied on others to speak out for us.”