New NAE Resolution Recognizes Different Views on Death Penalty

October 19, 2015 ...

The new resolution states, “Evangelical Christians differ in their beliefs about capital punishment, often citing strong biblical and theological reasons either for the just character of the death penalty in extreme cases or for the sacredness of all life, including the lives of those who perpetrate serious crimes and yet have the potential for repentance …

Capital Punishment

October 15, 2015 ...

We affirm with the Apostle Paul that governments are called to administer justice to protect citizens and preserve the common good. As citizens of the United States, we are grateful for the degree of public safety most Americans experience and the rules of due process embodied, if imperfectly implemented, in our legal system. American justice …

Letter to President on South Sudan

July 22, 2015 ...

Dear President Obama, As you prepare for your upcoming trip to Africa, we the undersigned 19 organizations, urge you to use this important opportunity to press for a solution to the ongoing crisis in South Sudan and stress the need for greater regional cooperation to pressure the warring parties to make the necessary concessions for …

Update: Letter to Senators on Torture

June 16, 2015 ...

The measure, which is part of the defense authorization bill, will also need to be conferenced with the U.S. House of Representatives before it becomes law. The measure would not change current practice that bans torture by executive order, but it would prevent a future president from authorizing torture. Senator John McCain read part of Anderson’s …

Letter to Senators on Torture

June 8, 2015 ...

Dear Senator, As you authorize FY16 appropriations for the Department of Defense, please approve language in an amendment to be offered by Senators McCain and Feinstein that would strengthen the prohibition of torture in U.S. law and apply the Army Field Manual interrogation policies and standards to all personnel and facilities operated or controlled by …

Letter to Congress on Protections for Religious Minorities

May 4, 2015 ...

Dear Member of Congress: We write to urge you to ensure that critical protections for persecuted religious minorities are once again included in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Bill. The Lautenberg Amendment, originally enacted as part of the 1990 Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill, established a presumption of refugee …

Letter on Services for Unaccompanied Children

February 20, 2015 ...

Office of Refugee Resettlement 370 L’Enfant Promenade SW, 8th Floor West Washington DC 20024 Re: Comments on Interim Final Rule on Unaccompanied Children Dear Ms. Sohn: On behalf of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, the National Association of Evangelicals, World Vision, Inc., Catholic Relief Services, and World Relief, we respectfully submit the following …

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