Human Rights

December 21, 2012 ...

The changing demographics of the United States and its impact on politics present stark realities to both parties. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Speaker John Boehner spoke out quickly after the November election to support comprehensive measures, but it will take concerted leadership from President Obama to work out a bipartisan solution. Immigration …

Hopes for the Administration

December 1, 2012 ...

“Evangelical leaders really want to believe that politicians can come together to resolve our fiscal problems,” said Leith Anderson, President of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). “It will take political courage from the President and members of Congress to reduce the deficit while protecting our most vulnerable citizens. We pray that they will get …

Open Letter on Immigration Reform

November 13, 2012 ...

Dear President Obama, Congratulations to you and your campaign team on your victory. Our nation faces many great challenges and opportunities. We pray that God will lead and guide your steps and provide you with wisdom during the years ahead. As evangelical leaders, we live every day with the reality that our immigration system doesn’t …

New ‘Evangelical Immigration Table’ Announces Mobilizing Strategy for Immigration Reform

June 12, 2012 ...

Evangelical leaders formally announced the creation of an “Evangelical Immigration Table” to advance a cohesive immigration reform message and strategy while building political will in the pews. The “Table” was more than one year in the making and represents an unprecedented coalition of evangelicals from diverse political and theological backgrounds. The leaders made the case …

Violence Against Women Act

May 7, 2012 ...

Dear Chairman Smith and Ranking Member Conyers, On behalf of the undersigned faith leaders and faith-based organizations concerned about victims of domestic violence, human trafficking, sexual assault, and other forms of violence, we write to express our concerns about Title VIII of H.R. 4970, legislation to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), which we …