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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: So-Called Religious Freedom Bills are Cudgels for Hatred Disguised as Religious Freedom
As “religious freedom” bills attacking the rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) people continue to face votes in state legislatures across the United States, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc, issued the following statement:
Bend the Arc: Walter Scott Shooting Illustrates What is So Broken About the Culture of Law Enforcement
Following the announcement that charges have been brought against North Charleston, SC Police Officer Michael Slager for the murder of Walter Scott, an unarmed Black man, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc, issued the following statement:
With the introduction this week of the Voter Empowerment Act and the Democracy Restoration Act, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc, issued the following statement: