Baptists have joined in on a report to the United Nations alleging that the widespread use of solitary confinement in U.S. prisons is cruel and unusual punishment banned by international law.

Published in Social Issues
Tuesday, 19 November 2013 12:43

Faith leaders say it’s time to close Gitmo

Forty-three faith leaders called on senators to support provisions that would allow the U.S. government to take practical steps toward drawing down prisoner population and eventually closing down the detention center at Guantanamo Bay.

Published in Politics
Monday, 23 September 2013 12:16

NC clergy urge release of torture report

A group of North Carolina clergy and faith leaders is calling for greater transparency in the U.S. record on human rights.

Published in Social Issues