New York, NY – Bend the Arc has joined “friend of the court” briefs opposing President Donald Trump’s revised Muslim and refugee ban on the grounds that it is an unambiguous and unconstitutional attempt to single out members of a religious group for discrimination based solely upon their religion, in cases before the Fourth Circuit and Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeals.
Los Angeles, CA –Activists from Bend the Arc Jewish Action today joined local faith leaders, the immigrant community, civil rights advocates, and other Muslim, Christian and Jewish activists in leading an act of civil disobedience to protest harsh immigration enforcement policies in Los Angeles and around the country. Dozens of rabbis and other individuals were arrested as they sat in front of the driveway of the Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) to physically resist the efforts of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to tear families apart.
New York – Following the Senate’s vote to confirm Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc Jewish Action, released the following statement:
New York – Following Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s decision to invoke the ‘nuclear option’ to enable the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch, Donald Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc Jewish Action, released the following statement:
Bend the Arc Jewish Action and Muslim Public Affairs Council on Steve Bannon's Removal from the National Security Council
New York – Following reports that Steve Bannon, President Trump’s senior counselor and chief strategist, has been removed from his post at the National Security Council, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc Jewish Action and Salam Al-Marayati, President of the Muslim Public Affairs Council, released the following joint statement: