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Statement Civilian Deaths in U.S.-Led Airstrikes Highlight Misguided Military-First Approach 

In response to one of the deadliest U.S.-led bombings of civilians in 25 years, the Friends Committee on National Legislation mourns the loss of life and expresses grave concern about U.S. complicity in the March 17 airstrike that killed scores of civilians in a neighborhood in Mosul, Iraq.

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 Reduce Pentagon Waste: 4 Steps Congress Can Take 

While Congress considers new money for the Pentagon, we have some suggestions for cutting back.

Legislative Ask Reject Increases in Pentagon Spending 

Before the end of 2017, Congress will make some of the most important, and potentially most dangerous, choices about budget priorities and spending that our country has seen in decades.

Action Alert Oppose the Creation of a Religious Registry 

A religious registry -- or any registry that validates religious discrimination -- runs fundamentally counter to the First Amendment. We need to speak out against religious discrimination in all forms.

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