TAKE ACTION: Allow a vote on the Voting Rights Amendment

from CREDO [NOTE: Pax Christi USA has signed onto this petition.] It’s been nearly three years since the Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act in the disastrous Shelby County v. Holder decision. Restoring the Voting Rights Act would only require a simple fix from Congress, but Republicans have refused to allow any votes on … Continue reading TAKE ACTION: Allow a vote on the Voting Rights Amendment

CIVIL RIGHTS: Pax Christi USA signs onto letter in support of the Voting Rights Amendment Act

from VRA for Today On May 28th, 86 organizations from more than a dozen religious denominations sent Congress a public interfaith letter of support for the Voting Rights Amendment Act (VRAA) of 2014. “The teachings of our respective faiths may diverge on issues of theology and practice, but all speak clearly of the imperative to pursue justice … Continue reading CIVIL RIGHTS: Pax Christi USA signs onto letter in support of the Voting Rights Amendment Act