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Update In the Time it Takes You to Read This... 

The Pentagon will spend $2,283,044. And that amount is only set to increase in the budget proposals we’ve seen.

How We Prevent War with North Korea 

We face the most urgent threat of nuclear war in a generation as tensions rise with North Korea -- and we're working relentlessly on Capitol Hill and around the country to advance a different approach to North Korea.

Background Stop a Nuclear War with North Korea 

As tensions rise between the U.S. and North Korea, FCNL is lobbying to defuse the most urgent risk of nuclear war in a generation.

Letter FCNL and 35 Organizations Call on House to Oppose the FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017 

On November 30, 2017, FCNL along with 35 other organizations sent a letter to the House urging Members of Congress to oppose the FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017.

Washington Newsletter Washington Newsletter: Militarism 

Militarism permeates our society. Our nation’s budget is skewed towards the Pentagon, and local economies depend increasingly on military industries as contractors reap the benefits. Our government gives surplus military equipment to local police forces and then wrings its hands when police officers see their own communities as the enemy.

Update Breaking the Militarism Mindset: The Pentagon Budget 

Today, U.S. taxpayers are giving as much money to the military as they did during the Vietnam War’s height. The Pentagon budget rivals military spending in the last years of the Cold War. And, unless we can change their minds, members of Congress are going to give the Pentagon even more.

Update The Endless War 

The 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force has provided three presidents with a blank check to wage war against anyone, at any time, anywhere in the world without congressional review or approval.

Update Militarism: Escaping the Trap 

Friends have long sought to live, in the words of George Fox, “in the virtue of that life and power that [takes] away the occasion for all wars.” What does that commitment look like today, in a country that seems to be moving in the opposite direction?

Update Policy Bill Proposes $700 Billion Pentagon Budget, Rejects Efforts to Rein in Wars 

This week, Congress approved a policy bill that proposes a whopping $700 billion in Pentagon spending but rejects limits on the president’s authority to wage war around the world.

Letter 45 Organizations Send Letter to Senate Calling for Impactful Surveillance Reform 

On November 6, 2017, FCNL and forty-four other organizations sent a letter to the U.S. Senate calling for more comprehensive reforms to Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).

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