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February 2, 2017
By Joe Jenkins In the first week of its new administration, the Trump White House signed an executive order barring Syrian refugees indefinitely, slashing refugee resettlement, and effectively targeting immigrants from several Muslim-majority...
January 31, 2017
  As part of United Religions Initiative North America’s #TangibleHope campaign, Veterans for American Ideals is recognizing veteran leaders who are continuing their service by building unity and standing up for American values. Through a series of...
January 29, 2017
January 29, 2017 President Donald J. Trump
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
Washington, D.C., 20500 Dear Mr. President: I am writing on behalf of approximately 2000 veterans of the U.S. armed forces who have banded together...
January 28, 2017
We at Veterans for American Ideals condemn President Trump’s Executive Order temporarily barring all people from seven Muslim-majority nations from entering the United States. In joining the military, we raised our right hands and took an oath to...
January 27, 2017
Week of January 23   Here’s another round-up of what we’ve been reading and watching this week, from the news and around the web: President Trump is expected to soon sign an executive order that would significantly change the way the United States...
January 23, 2017
By Joe Jenkins As the nation honors the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the sacrifices of the brave men and women who fought for the equality of all Americans, many choose to reflect on a favorite quote once uttered by the revered civil...
January 20, 2017
Week of January 16 Here’s another round-up of what we’ve been doing and reading this week, from the news and around the web: This week the nation celebrated the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King and brave men and women who fought for the equality of...
January 17, 2017
  As part of United Religions Initiative North America’s #TangibleHope campaign, Veterans for American Ideals is recognizing veteran leaders who are continuing their service by building unity and standing up for American values. Through a series of...
January 16, 2017
by Arti Walker-Peddakolta I was a kid when I joined the military at 18—naive, overwhelmed, afraid, and way too scrawny and out-of-shape to believe that I was going to make it past basic training. Growing up as first generation Indian American in a...
January 13, 2017
  News from the Week of January 9 Here’s another round-up of what we’ve been doing and watching this week, from the news and around the web: As we take our first steps into 2017, one of our key focuses will be to boldly renew the fight to protect...

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