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ADL Applauds Senate Passage of Anti-Lynching Bill; Urges Prompt House Approval
While lynching has disproportionately impacted African Americans over the course of history, many other marginalized groups have been victims of lynching due to religious bigotry and xenophobia.
ADL Urges Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to Uphold Ruling Halting Termination of Temporary Protection Status for Vulnerable Groups
The brief submits that ample evidence of racial animus by the Administration exists -- highlighting the pernicious history of the “America First” slogan.
ADL Calls on House Leadership to Take Action After Rep. Omar's Anti-Semitic Tweets
ADL called on House leadership to take action in response to Rep. Omar’s statements suggesting that Jewish influence and money was the reason for strong bipartisan support for Israel.
ADL Welcomes Appointment of U.S. Anti-Semitism Czar
ADL welcomed today’s announcement that Los Angeles County Deputy District Attorney Elan Carr has been selected to serve as the next U.S. Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism.
ADL to Supreme Court: WWI Veterans Memorial Dominated by 40-Foot Cross is Exclusionary and Unconstitutional
A state-sponsored, 40-foot memorial cross, whether intentionally or not, sends a message of religious exclusion and secondary status to Jews and other minority faiths.
ADL Condemns Alleged Homophobic, Racist Assault on Actor Jussie Smollett; Calls for a Hate Crimes Investigation
"The reported attack on Jussie is a disturbing reminder of the terrible homophobia and racism that plagues our society," said ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt.
ADL's Task Force on Middle East Minorities Welcomes House's Passage of Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act
The bill is a critical piece of legislation to help support the safety of civilians in Syria, including ethnic and religious minorities, which are amongst the most vulnerable populations in the area.
Religious Exemption for Foster Care Program is Discriminatory, Shameful and Immoral
ADL blasted the decision granting an exemption to a South Carolina faith-based foster child program allowing it to openly discriminate against Jews, gay couples and those who don’t follow their faith.
Right-Wing Extremism Linked to Every 2018 Extremist Murder in the U.S., ADL Finds
Right-wing extremists were linked to at least 50 extremist-related murders in the United States in 2018, making them responsible for more deaths than in any year since 1995.
ADL Welcomes House Passage of Anti-Semitism Envoy Bill
The bill would impose a limit on the time in which the administration can continue to leave the post of the U.S. Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism without a designated appointee.