Press Releases

Bend the Arc: Trump Plan to Register Muslims "As Terrifying As It Is Abhorrent"

November 19, 2015

New York – In response to statements from Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump that, if elected, he would consider a law requiring all Muslim Americans to register in a national database, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc Jewish Action issued the following statement:

Bend the Arc Jewish Action: Jeb Bush Knows a Thing or Two About Suppressing Eligible Voters

October 8, 2015

Following presidential candidate Governor Jeb Bush’s remarks that the Voting Rights Act is no longer necessary, Hadar Susskind, Director of Bend the Arc Jewish Action, issued the following statement.

Bend the Arc Jewish Action Joins "America's Journey for Justice" Coalition in Day of Lobbying on Voting Rights, Economic Inequality and Criminal Justice Reform

September 16, 2015

Washington, D.C. – Bend the Arc Jewish Action will join the coalition behind the “America’s Journey for Justice” campaign on Capitol Hill today for a major rally and meetings with members of Congress to press for progressive reforms on voting rights, economic inequality and criminal justice reform.

A Challenge to Fox News: One Day Before First GOP Primary Debate, Activists Deliver Voting Rights Petition to Fox News Headquarters

August 5, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C—Activists from Bend the Arc Jewish Action and Common Cause delivered a petition to Fox News corporate headquarters today, calling on the network to challenge the presidential candidates on the issue of voting rights.

A Challenge to Fox News: Make Voting Rights a Priority at First GOP Presidential Debate

July 24, 2015

Ahead of the first Republican presidential primary debate on August 6, the advocacy group Bend the Arc Jewish Action launched a petition today calling on Fox News, the host of the debate, to ask the candidates one question when they take the stage: “What will you do to restore the Voting Rights Act, which was first signed into law 50 years ago today?”