The Need for a Strong Arms Trade Treaty

June 26, 2012 ...

Later I joined the staff of World Relief, an evangelical relief and development agency, where I resettled refugees fleeing persecution and violence in war-torn regions. Their heart-wrenching stories left an indelible impression, and a determination to do what I could to reduce the level of senseless violence that continues to plague so many parts of …

Statement on the Use of Solitary Confinement in Prisons and Jails

June 15, 2012 ...

The National Association of Evangelicals (NAE), representing 40 denominations with 45,000 congregations, as well as evangelical organizations, schools, and ministries with millions of constituents, commends Chairman Durbin, Ranking Member Graham, and the Subcommittee members for holding this important hearing on solitary confinement. The NAE has long advocated for the humane treatment of prisoners. We recognize …

The State of Religious Freedom in America

June 5, 2012 ...

Religious freedom is “both historically and logically at the foundation of the American experiment…Because human beings are responsible to God, these [first amendment] guarantees are crucial to the exercise of their God-given freedom.” The NAE makes clear in “For the Health of the Nation” that evangelicals promote and defend religious freedom not only for ourselves, …

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 Comments on Prison Rape Elimination Standards

May 10, 2010 ...

May 10, 2010 Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr. Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W. Washington, D.C. 20530 RE: Docket No. OAG-131; AG Order No. 3143-2010 National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape Dear Attorney General Holder, The National Association of Evangelicals, representing 40 denominations with more than 45,000 congregations and …

NAE Opposes Federal Funding of Abortion

December 22, 2009 ...

Dear Senator, The National Association of Evangelicals (NAE), representing more than 45,000 congregations in 40 denominations and in all 50 states, respectfully requests that you withhold support for H.R. 3590, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as long as provisions overturning the longstanding ban on federal funding of abortions remain a part of the …