Schwarzenegger v. Plata and Coleman

November 3, 2010 ...

A federal three-judge panel found California prisons to be grossly overcrowded and ordered a reduction in prison population to 137.5 percent of design capacity. In Schwarzenegger v. Plata and Coleman, the Schwarzenegger administration appealed to the Supreme Court regarding the three-judge panel’s decision to release prisoners. The NAE has joined with Prison Fellowship and a …

Greatest Moral Issues Facing America

October 1, 2009 ...

“While there were some responses that specified secularization, pornography and other concerns, they were not at the top of the list,” said Leith Anderson, President of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). “The top three reflected a majority of responses and were themselves almost a three-way tie.” Abortion was the number one answer. Jeff Farmer …

An Evangelical Declaration Against Torture

January 1, 2007 ...

The National Association of Evangelicals Board of Directors adopted this statement in 2007. Executive Summary Introduction: From a Christian perspective, every human life is sacred. As evangelical Christians, recognition of this transcendent moral dignity is non-negotiable in every area of life, including our assessment of public policies. This commitment has been tested in the war …

Family Violence

January 1, 1988 ...

Domestic violence is evident in one out of ten families throughout the nation; Domestic violence ranges from physical brutality and sexual abuse to mental cruelty and neglect; Domestic violence is a pattern often perpetuated in the family from generation to generation; Domestic violence is no respecter of social class, economic status, educational achievement, age, sex, …

Peace, Freedom and Human Rights

January 1, 1987 ...

Although most individuals yearn for peace, it seems as elusive as ever. In fact, war has become even more sinister because of twentieth century technology. Out choices, however, must not be limited to acquiescence to totalitarian power to life under the fear of nuclear destruction. We must search for achievable alternatives to such stark futures. …

Peace, Freedom and Security Studies

January 1, 1986 ...

Foreword We believe that Christians have a biblical responsibility to be peacemakers. But we also believe that Christians are obligated to support the social structures of freedom, especially religious liberty. These Guidelines provide the outlines for thoughtful obedience in both of those spheres of obligation. We are indebted to the hard work of many individuals …

Human Rights

January 1, 1956 ...

WHEREAS, we believe that the propagation of the gospel is hindered in many foreign countries by these practices, and WHEREAS, we believe that many from these minority groups in our own country are alienated from the gospel by these actions, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the NAE reaffirms its belief in the teachings of Jesus …