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Action Alert Tell Congress: Militarism Is Not Our Priority 

President Donald Trump today proposed a budget that would diminish government by cutting programs that serve people in every community while pouring tens of billions of dollars into the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security.

Action Alert We Can’t Achieve Peace by Funding War 

For the U.S. to achieve "peace, wherever peace can be found" as President Trump recommended in his address to Congress, we need to strengthen USAID and the State Department -- the agencies that promote peace, diplomacy, and international development.

FCNL in the News Theo Sitther Radio Interview - By Any Means Necessary 

Theo discusses State Department funding with radio host Eugene Puryear.

Update President Calls for Big Increase in Pentagon Spending 

Congress Will Decide on Budget Priorities

President Donald Trump is proposing tens of billions of dollars in new Pentagon spending this year and next. But before the president’s proposals become real they will have to be voted on by Congress and that’s where you can make a difference.

Press Release Cuts to the State Department Will Diminish American Leadership 

Funding cuts will damage U.S. security

President Trump’s budget will diminish American leadership in the world, further entangle the military in overseas conflict as the primary foreign policy tool and ultimately increase costs to taxpayers.

Legislative Ask Reject Increases in Pentagon Spending 

Our faith leads us to question any rise in Pentagon spending. Our views on sound public policy lead us to urge Congress to reject any increases and support current legal limits on spending for defense.

Background Resources on Pentagon Spending 

The United States should not increase the military budget as some Congressional leaders are urging. Review four fact sheets on why a Pentagon spending increase will be a waste of funds and not make America any safer:

Work with FCNL Legislative Representative on Nuclear Disarmament and Pentagon Spending 

We are seeking an experienced lobbyist to lead our Congressional advocacy on nuclear disarmament and Pentagon spending.

Event Join an Advocacy Training Near You! 

February-March, Multiple Locations

We're on the road giving you the skills you need to effect real, concrete change with Congress. We hope you can join us for a workshop in your area, as we launch the most Advocacy Teams in the program's history.

Legislative Ask Reject Increases in Pentagon Spending 

Our faith leads us to question any rise in Pentagon spending. Our views on sound public policy lead us to urge Congress to reject any increases and support current legal limits on spending for defense.

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