Press Releases

Bend the Arc: Trump's Pardon of Joe Arpaio Puts his Political Allies "Above the Law"

August 28, 2017

Following President Trump’s decision to issue a pardon to Joe Arpaio, the former Sheriff of Maricopa County, Az., Jonathan Lipman, Chief Strategy Officer for Bend the Arc Jewish Action, released the following statement:

Charlottesville Tragedy "Inevitable Result" of Trump's Support for White Nationalism

August 12, 2017

Following the violence and protests in Charlottesville, VA today – including the death of one person after a car drove into a crowd – Bend the Arc Jewish Action Chief Strategy Officer, Jonathan Lipman, released the following statement.

Bend the Arc: DOJ Reversal on Voter Purges a "Hostile Assault" on Voting Rights

August 8, 2017

New York – Following actions by the Department of Justice to allow states to more easily purge voters from their rolls, even with no evidence that a voter has moved or become ineligible, Bend the Arc Jewish Action CEO, Stosh Cotler, issued the following statement:

Bend the Arc: Trump's Move to Purge Transgender Servicemembers "Disgusting, Discriminatory"

August 7, 2017

New York – Following reports that the Trump administration is taking steps to implement President Trump’s Twitter-proposed ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. military,Bend the Arc Jewish Action CEO, Stosh Cotler, issued the following statement:

Bend the Arc: RAISE Act an Attack on Nation's Core Principles

August 2, 2017

New York – In response to the introduction of the Reforming American Immigration for Strong Economy (RAISE) Act by Senators Tom Cotton and David Purdue, with the support of President Trump, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc Jewish Action, said:

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