Urge PA Senators and Your Representative to Condemn Trump’s Disparaging Comments

From the Center for the Victims of Torture (http://www.cvt.org/): On January 11, President Trump reportedly used extremely derogatory language disparaging Haiti, El Salvador and countries in Africa. His use of profanity to dishonor the people of these countries is consistent … Continued

Victims of Human Trafficking Are Not Criminals—Act to Protect Them

From UUPLAN (http://www.uuplan.com/): The Council supports SB 554 – Safe Harbor in Human Trafficking.  This bill would send minors who are victims of sex trafficking to treatment rather than prosecuting them. The bill was introduced by Senator Greenleaf and has … Continued

National Religious Campaign Against Torture Seeks Director of U.S. Prisons Program

The National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT) seeks a full-time Director of U.S. Prisons Program to coordinate national interfaith organizing and strategic state and federal advocacy for its interfaith members working to end the torture of solitary confinement in U.S. … Continued

Tell Congress the US Should Not Cut Lifesaving Assistance to Refugees, Torture Survivors

From the Center for the Victims of Torture (http://www.cvt.org/): President Trump has released his Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Request, which if passed by Congress would significantly reduce U.S. assistance to refugees and torture survivors around the world. In the face … Continued