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Update The Trump Budget Would Wildly Inflate Already-Oversized Pentagon Spending 

Make no mistake: this is a war budget, for today and for years to come. It would fund more of everything and anything the Pentagon wants, but it would slash the basic support many struggling Americans need.

Background The President's Budget Creates a More Dangerous World 

In order to increase Pentagon spending and fund massive tax cuts for the wealthiest people in our country, the budget that President Trump proposes for fiscal year 2018 decimates programs that prevent violence, ensure clean air and water, and protect the health and well-being of millions.

FCNL in the News How Do We Tell Time in Hard Times? 

"Despair is not a long-term strategy." A Warren Wilson College professor reflects on a conversation with her former student and FCNL Program Assistant, Jamie DeMarco. How can we learn from the example of lobbyists like David Culp who persistently lobbied over the course of decades for a better world? Can we balance that with necessary short term change?

Update Taking it Home 

Witnessing the UN discuss a nuclear weapons ban

Lobbying in Washington for nuclear disarmament has not been easy of late. It is sincerely an emotional challenge to face day after day the growing threat of a new nuclear build up (or worse).

Action Alert Stop New Nuclear Warheads 

Support Senator Markey's legislation to limit funding for an unnecessary, destabilizing nuclear cruise missile.

Statement Congressman Blumenauer Memorializes David Culp 

Congressman Earl Blumenauer (OR) entered this statement into the record honoring the life and work of David Culp, who advocated for nuclear disarmament as an FCNL lobbyist for nearly two decades.

Statement Keep Trump's Finger off the Button 

Support for the "Restricting First Use of Nuclear Weapons Act"

New legislation would require President Trump to get approval from Congress before starting a nuclear war.

Update Mr. Rex Tillerson's answers on nuclear weapons issues 

read the full transcript of his nuclear weapons remarks

FCNL and other national faith organizations requested that senators ask Mr. Tillerson about his stance on nuclear weapons during his nomination hearing for the position of Secretary of State. Senators Shaheen and Markey did ask Mr. Tillerson about his stance on nuclear issues.

Letter Nuclear Weapons Issues for Mattis Nomination 

In the nomination hearing for Gen. James Mattis, FCNL and other faith organizations hope that he will be asked about whether he would support a new arms race or staying in the New START treaty.

Letter Nuclear Weapons Issues for Tillerson Nomination Hearing 

In the nomination hearing for Mr. Rex Tillerson, FCNL and other faith organizations hope he will be asked about whether he would support an new arms race or staying in the New START treaty.

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