Toward a Robust and Effective Arms Trade Treaty

May 22, 2012 ...

Dear President Obama: We are writing to encourage you and your administration to spare no effort to seize the historic opportunity to negotiate a robust, bullet-proof Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) this July at the United Nations in New York. Thousands of civilians around the globe are slaughtered each year by weapons that are sold, transferred …

Rules on Conflict Minerals

May 8, 2012 ...

Dear Chairman Miller and Members of the Subcommittee, As you meet to review implementation of Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, please press the Securities and Exchange Commission to issue final rules governing disclosure requirements for companies that purchase conflict minerals. American evangelicals have a long record of generous …

NAE Says Put Out the Fire

April 28, 2012 ...

“Real Christians don’t burn Qu’rans,” said Leith Anderson, NAE President. “Our Christian faith calls us to respect and love.” In July 2010, a proposed Qu’ran burning event was broadly condemned by American religious leaders, including representatives of the NAE. On Sept. 11, 2010, the bonfire was cancelled. But today a small group has ignored Christian …

Evangelicals Pray for Ivory Coast

April 3, 2011 ...

“Evangelical missionaries have worked in Ivory Coast since the 1920s, planting churches and supporting schools, hospitals and other social ministries,” said NAE President Leith Anderson. “Our hearts go out to the people of Ivory Coast who desperately want peace, and especially to those who have lost loved ones in the recent fighting.” After winning independence …

NAE Responds to Afghanistan Killings

April 1, 2011 ...

“The actions of one church in Florida do not represent the vast majority of Christians, who desire to live in peace with their neighbors,” said Leith Anderson, NAE President. “But violence against other human beings is never an appropriate response.” Earlier this year, a proposed Qu’ran burning event was broadly condemned by American religious leaders. …

Nuclear Weapons

January 1, 2011 ...

The world in 1986 was sharply divided between countries allied with either the United States or the Soviet Union. These two Cold War rivals possessed more than 65,000 nuclear warheads.[ii] Britain, France, China, India and Israel had also acquired nuclear weapons. The United States and the Soviet Union maintained many of their weapons on high …