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Policy Statements

Build a Just Economy: Make Our Tax System Fair

July 18, 2012

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 Position on Proposition 28 (June 2012)

May 29, 2012

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. 

Press Releases

Bend the Arc: So-Called Religious Freedom Bills are Cudgels for Hatred Disguised as Religious Freedom

April 9, 2015

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

April 8, 2015

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:

Bend the Arc: Congressional Action is Imperative to Protect Voting Rights

March 19, 2015

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: