Supreme Court

Indian Child Welfare Act preserved

On Tuesday, June 25, 2013, when much of the nation’s attention was focused on the Supreme Court’s landmark voting rights ruling, the court also ruled on a major case concerning the preservation of the Indian Child Welfare Act. AFSC and many faith groups weighed in as friends of the court, recommending the preservation of the act.

Iowa Move to Amend Meeting

Monday, July 12, 2010 - 7:00pm

The Des Moines Chapter of Women's International League for Peace and Freedom is leading the organizing work to build momentum for a constitutional amendment overturning the January 2010 Supreme Court ruling that corporations are persons. The goal is to challenge corporate power and assert the people's rights.

Please visit www.movetoamend.org or contact MaryBeth Gardam for more information.

BBC: Impact of Supreme Court decision on teaching peace

Andy Carl, executive director of Conciliation Resources has written an opinion piece on the recent Supreme Court opinion allowing the government to press terrorism related charges against those teaching peaceful conflict resolution and mediation to terrorists. Many organizations, including AFSC, have spent many years working for peace in areas of conflict, and believes that peace must include dialog with all parties.

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