Tell the White House—US Should Be a Safe Place for Refugees

From the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (http://www.nrcat.org): Thursday night, President Trump responded to the Syrian government’s use of chemical weapons on its own people by bombing an air base in Syria.  President Trump said of the chemical attack: “It … Continued

Message to the White House: Torture is ALWAYS Wrong

From the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (http://www.nrcat.org): This week, a leaked draft executive order suggested that President Trump may revoke former President Obama’s 2009 executive order ending torture.  Specifically, President Trump’s order would authorize reopening secret CIA black site … Continued

Urge the President to Make Human Rights a Priority in His Last 100 Days

From Amnesty International USA (http://www.amnestyusa.org): It has been almost eight years since President Obama took office yet we still face incredible human rights challenges. Now with only 100 days left in office, we need to call on President Obama to … Continued

Judge Rules Ex-CIA Officials Can Be Questioned in Torture Case

Posted at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/10/06/judge-rules-ex-cia-officials-can-be-questioned-torture-case Published on Thursday, October 06, 2016 by Common Dreams ‘This order affirms that our judicial system can handle claims of CIA torture, including when those claims involve high-level government officials,’ says ACLU By Nadia Prupis, staff writer … Continued

Congressional Scorecard—Where Members of Congress Stand on Torture

From the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (http://www.nrcat.org): Today we are happy to announce the NRCAT Action Fund 2016 Congressional Vote Scorecards.  Our scorecards show how every Member of Congress voted on torture-related issues for the past several years.  Look … Continued