Legislative Action Opportunities
Make Your Voice Heard!
Congressional representatives are making decisions everyday that impact the future of God’s Creation, and it is important that the voices of people of faith are heard on these issues. Check below for our most up to date opportunities for action, and click here to view our activists toolbox for strategies and suggestions when contacting your representatives.
Protect the Clean Air Act. Right now, elected officials are trying to limit the Clean Air Act's ability to regulate pollution. Click here to tell your U.S. Senators to protect communities and God's Creation by protecting the Clean Air Act.
Endorse the NCC's Faith Principles on Global Warming!
The National Council of Churches, in conjunction with our interfaith community, developed global warming principles that outlines principles to protect God's planet and people in any national climate change legislation. Click here to read these principles and to endorse them.
Click here to send a letter asking for strong lands protection from President Obama, Department of the Interior Secretary Salazar, Department of Agriculture Secretary Vilsack, and your senators.
Click here for more information on the NCC’s work on public lands issues.
Did you know that the U.S. government has very little oversight of what goes into personal care products? This means shampoo, lotion, deodorants, and makeup all can contain chemicals linked to serious health conditions throughout our life. Care for your body as a temple. Click here to learn more and to send a letter educating your elected officials about toxics in personal care product.
Reform our National Chemical Policy, the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Click here to ask your Senators to make safeguarding our children and God's Creation from dangerous toxic cancer-related chemicals a priority this year..
Sign a letter to Congress from grandparents, great aunts and uncles, and all seniors concerned for children's health to protect today's children and future generations from toxic chemicals and chronic illness. Click here to sign the letter.
Endorse the NCC's Christian Principles for a Healthy Body and Spirit The NCC, in consultation with member communions, partners in state councils of churches, and ecumenical organizations drafted these principles to address the growing concern that pollution and toxic chemicals are believed to harm Creation, children, and other vulnerable populations. We invite you to read, endorse, and share these principles. Read them here!
Click here to ask your Senators and Representative to encourage Secretary Napolitano to halt construction on the Border Fence and protect vital public lands and living spaces for endangered species.
Click here for more information on the NCC’s work on the Border Fence.
Click here for more information on the NCC's work on Biodiversity
Call for Environmental and Economic Justice for the Bristol Bay in Alaska. The world's largest open-pit gold and copper mine is being set up at the headwaters of the world's richest salmon-filled waters, despite opposition of Alaskan Natives. Click here to ask the EPA to save the Bristol Bay.
Click here for more information on the NCC's work on Water.