New Social Principles bulletin inserts

'Information Technology,' 'Media Violence,' 'Sexual Orientation,' 'Tobacco' added

Free resource downloadable from General Board of Church & Society website offers 36 Social Principles. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on January 15, 2014

Release of last ‘Angola 3’ prisoner sought

Held in solitary confinement for 41 years

National Religious Campaign Against Torture, Amnesty International deliver petitions to Louisiana governor’s office. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on November 04, 2013

Release the torture report

Reports indisputably conclude U.S. engaged in illegal torture

Citizens should see whole truth about torture: shocking, horrible, ineffective and, ultimately, harmful to nation's security. read more »

by the Rev. Joshua Clough
on October 19, 2013

End solitary confinement

Witness for Innocence calls practice cruel punishment

Exonerated death-row survivors stand in solidarity with California prison hunger read more »

September 19, 2013

Condemn prolonged solitary confinement

Open letter to California governor supports prisoners’ hunger strike

800 clergy, religious leaders sign letter, more signatures accepted through Aug. 1. read more »

July 18, 2013

‘Expeditiously’ close Guantanamo

Religious leaders call on president, Congress to shut detention center

President Obama announces recommitment to end keeping prisons in perpetuity in ‘no man’s land. read more »

May 15, 2013

‘Fact not Fiction’

'Zero Dark 30’ inaccurately portrays torture

National Religious Campaign Against Torture video produced to end U.S.-sponsored forever. read more »

February 19, 2013

U.S. solitary confinement assessment welcomed

Called ‘critical step’ in working to end torture in U.S. prisons

National Institute of Corrections to conduct first-ever comprehensive and independent review. read more »

February 08, 2013

Shut Guantanamo detention camp

Faith, human-rights groups rally in front of U.S. Supreme Court

Demonstrators charge 11-year-old facility has become a symbol of U.S.-sponsored torture policies and human-rights violations. read more »

by Michelle Whitaker
on January 18, 2013

Torture does not work

I am grateful to Rich Killmer and the National Religious Campaign Against Torture for bringing us together today, the 11th anniversary of the day the first detainees were imprisoned at the detention center at Guantanamo Bay. This occasion provides us an opportunity as a nation to reflect on our government... read more »

Posted by Jim Winkler, General Secretary on January 11, 2013

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