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More than 1,000 clergy urge Congress to pass the VRAA!!!

Dear Chevreh,

I am thrilled to share with you the final copy of the interfaith clergy letter in support of the Voting Rights Amendment Act, which was coordinated by Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice signed by more than 1,000 faith leaders from all 50 states and DC and more than two dozen religious denominations

I ask you to please consider sharing this email (and the social media links below) with your networks. This morning, we shared the letter with every Congressional office and, to amplify the faith leaders’ voices, Bend the Arc has placed a full page ad about the letter today in Roll Call which you can view here. Roll Call also picked up an op-ed I was humbled to co-create with Bend the Arc CEO Stosh Cotler, which you can read here: “After a Rainstorm of Voter Disenfranchisement in 2014, Congress Must Restore the Voting Rights Act”

The letter is attached and is also available alongside the ad and op-ed here: www.bendthearc.us/clergyforthevote

We hope you will share the letter, ad and/or op-ed far and wide—to that end, here are some sample tweets:
1000+ faith leaders from 2 dozen religious denominations,all 50 states & DC write Congress in support of a #VRA4Today http://goo.gl/bdHnem

1000+ clergy to Congress in @rollcall ad: When someone is denied their vote, they are denied their voice  #VRA4Today http://goo.gl/bdHnem

“After a Rainstorm of Voter Disenfranchisement in 2014, Congress Must Restore the Voting Rights Act” #VRA4Today http://goo.gl/bdHnem

Thanks again, friends. This has been a dark week - let's bring some light into the world.

Kol tuv,
Menachem

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Rabbi Menachem Creditor
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