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Press Releases

November 13, 2019

Patients, Clergy Leaders to Hold Prayer Vigil at Clarkston Community Health Center on World Diabetes Day to Demand Action on Affordable Insulin

Clarkston, Ga. — On Thursday, November 14th at 11 a.m., Faith in Public Life will join advocacy groups, faith leaders and people impacted by diabetes at a prayer to elevate the moral imperative of addressing the insulin cost crisis on World Diabetes Day.

The event will emphasize the need for elected officials to take action in Congress to make insulin and other widely used prescription medicines more affordable by empowering the government to negotiate for lower drug prices on behalf of patients and passing other bold reforms to stop Big Pharma’s price gouging.

November 06, 2019

National Faith Leader Denounces HHS Rights Rollback Opening Door to Discrimination

Washington, D.C. -- The Department of Health and Human Services proposed a rule that would allow foster care and adoption agencies which receive federal grants to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or religion. This policy would allow adoption agencies to refuse to place children in loving stable homes.

October 31, 2019

National Faith Leader Welcomes Formalization of Impeachment Inquiry, Calls for Justice

Washington, D.C. -- The U.S. House of Representatives just voted to formalize an impeachment inquiry against President Trump. 

October 27, 2019

Immigrant Mom Living in Sanctuary to Address Nation’s First Sanctuary Denomination

Columbus, OH --  On Tuesday, October 29th, at 7:00 p.m., Miriam Vargas, a Columbus-based immigrant mother living in sanctuary to avoid deportation, will share her story with Ohio clergy from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), and church leaders will discuss concrete actions congregations will take to shield undocumented immigrant families from deportation. 

The entire meeting will be streamed live on Facebook.

October 25, 2019

OH Faith Leaders Join Jewish Community for a Solidarity Concert a Year After Tree of Life Massacre

Columbus, OH --  On Sunday, October 27th at 4:00 p.m., faith leaders will convene at Congregation Tifereth Israel for a solidarity concert one year since the attack at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, in which 11 Jews were killed. The program will feature participants from Jewish, Christian and Muslim traditions, as well as area students -- and will memorialize the victims in Pittsburgh as well as people who have died in recent attacks in churches, mosques, schools and other public places.

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