Weinstein: "For all of that has been achieved since the first Earth Day in 1970, the escalating environmental travesties of the last year -- from record setting temperatures around the globe, to the devastation of Hurricane Sandy -- are bleak reminders of how much more
Laser: "The Senate's inability to pass sensible gun violence prevention legislation is both a political and a moral failure."
Laser: "A path to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants here today, a renewed commitment to clearing systemic backlogs, a plan for processing future flow of immigrants, and a reasonable approach to enforcement are all cornerstones of the Reform Movements i
Laser: "When 30,000 Americans are killed each year by gun violence, we recognize our moral obligation to speak out.
Laser: "The announcement of this bipartisan amendment is a hopeful step toward eradicating gun deaths from our communities, but we will not rest until we have turned our grief into tangible action that brings safety and protection to all Americans."
Saperstein: "In America we finally found a country that gave us more rights, more freedom, more opportunities than we had ever known anywhere in our history outside of Israel.
Weinstein: Pay disparity touches families across the country. It diminishes the ability to meet basic needs and diminishes the ability to live up to our nations highest aspirations of justice and equality.
Weinstein: "Inspired by€our understanding that women deserve the right to make their own reproductive health decisions, the Reform Movement has advocated for over-the-counter availability of emergency contraception.
Saperstein: "...we also believe that women of all faiths and no faith are entitled to access to contraception as a matter of basic rights and fundamental dignity - and that for some women, access to birth control is an extension of their own religious liberty which dese