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Bend the Arc believes that building a just America requires that all those who have been blessed to share in the opportunities of our nation have a responsibility to share in its burdens. Allowing the temporary tax cuts to sunset, for all those making over $250,000 per year, is an important step in assuring that both the opportunities and responsibilities of America are shared by all.
Bend the Arc suports California's Proposition 28 to limit legislators' terms in office, a reform that would reform the term limit regime that has impaired the functioning of California’s legislature.
Bend the Arc Congratulates Board Member Rabbi David Saperstein on Nomination for Key State Department Post
Bend the Arc congratulates its long-time board member, Rabbi David Saperstein, on his nomination by President Obama to be the Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom, a key post in the Department of State.
America’s leading Jewish social justice organization celebrated President Obama’s executive order today protecting LGBT employees of companies that do business with the federal government from discrimination at their workplace and prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity in federal employment.
Bend the Arc decried Wednesday’s failed Senate vote on the Protect Women’s Health from Corporate Interference Act. The bill, which would ensure that employers cannot interfere in their employees’ decisions about contraception and other health services, had the support of 56 senators—a clear majority—but was prevented from receiving a final vote by a minority of Republican Senators.