Interfaith Impact has been advocating such sweeping changes for many years. We have argued from an ethical perspective that the earth is not a mine to be exploited, but a garden to be tended.
Faith Leaders in New York State Signed a Letter Urging Enactment of the HALT Solitary Confinement, S1623/A2500 Bill
As faith leaders across New York State, we – the undersigned – are writing to denounce the moral crisis of solitary confinement plaguing New York State, and to respectfully urge you to immediately pass the HALT Solitary Confinement Act, S.1623/A.2500.
We thank you for again prioritizing voting reforms by beginning this year with a renewed commitment to enacting automatic voter registration legislation in 2020.
“We believe the pushback against the laws by certain district attorneys, police chiefs and sheriffs are misguided, and applaud other law enforcement officials like Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez who support these reforms.
Interfaith Impact of New York State urges the newly constituted legislature to create the new state budget as a moral document. Budgets are a reflection of the values of the community that is the Empire State.
After reports of voters experiencing long lines and other issues on Election Day, editorial writers across New York State called for the enactment of early voting and other election reforms.
At the conclusion of the Second World War, J.B. Priestley wrote what was called a “wrecking ball” aimed at English class distinctions.
The Climate and Community Protection Act A.8270/S.7971A, New York’s signature climate bill, passed the Assembly in April 2018 with wide support, but has languished in the Senate for the last three years.