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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.

Letter Concerns on Secretary of State-designate Rex Tillerson 

In preparation for the confirmation hearings for the nomination of Rex Tillerson to serve as the next Secretary of State, we write to express the concerns of our non‐partisan, 74‐year‐old Quaker lobby in the public interest. We are particularly eager to understand how Mr. Tillerson envisions his role as the leading spokesperson and principal voice on foreign policy for our country.

Sen. Franken Leads Senate Resolution that Questions U.S. Nuclear Arsenal Modernization Plans 

Resolution Urges President to Modify Current Plans to Modernize the Nuclear Force That May Cost as Much as $1 Trillion Over the Next Three Decades and Could Significantly Compromise U.S. Ability to Respond to Threats

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