I choose to believe that I can make a difference. I choose to believe that working with others whose passions I share can change the course of events. I choose to believe that each of us reaches a line where we must be willing to act. Once the ine is crossed, we recognize that acting is the only way we can find peace within ourselves.
While the latest round of peace talks has its detractors and naysayers, others believe this is worth trying again, and this time could be different.
All women in the United States will soon have access to health insurance regardless of their employment status, financial status, or whether they have pre-existing conditions.
Israel's US envoy says recognition not a precondition for talks, but necessary to show Israel is "permanent and legitimate."
Palestinian officials are protesting a recent decision by the EU to exclude settlements from economic development saying it will harm Palestinian workers and joint projects.
In case you missed it, here is the 2013 mid-year report on state reproductive rights legisation from the Guttmacher Institute. The assault continues, but there are some positive results as well.
Illinois Supreme Court declined to hear a dispute on parental notification law in the state that has been under dispute since 1995, declaring the law will stand.
JAC's immediate past president, Gail Yamner, participated in a recent town hall in NJ speaking to Representative Frelinghuysen about his position on gun violence prevention.