Press Releases

HHS ruling expands contraceptive coverage

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) of The United Methodist Church applauds the ruling by the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services (HHS) to ensure that all new insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act include contraceptive coverage without patient cost-sharing, except... read more»

January 23, 2012

DHS decision to change immigration policy applauded

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) sent a statement to the White House this week applauding the Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS) decision to enable some undocumented immigrant children and spouses to reunite with their U.S.-citizen family members. DHS’s proposed... read more»

January 12, 2012

Social justice agency salutes pension fund for divesting from private-prisons

Urges others to do likewise to send message condemning mass incarceration for profit WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) salutes the recent announcement of the denomination’s pension fund divestment from private-prison corporations and the establishment of a permanent screen on such investments.... read more»

January 05, 2012

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