6. Legal Structures:International law contains numerous clear and unequivocal bans on torture and cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment. These bans are wise and right and must be embraced without reservation once again by our own government. Likewise,
law and military doctrine has banned the resort to torture and cruel and degrading treatment. Tragically, documented acts of torture and ofinhumane and cruel behavior have occurred at various sites in the United States war on terror, and current law opens procedural loopholes for more to continue. We commend the Pentagon’s revised Army Field Manual for clearly banning such acts, and urge that this ban extend to every sector of the U.S. government without exception, including our intelligence agencies. United States
I believe they have 40,000 some member Congregations which combined with the traditional Evangelical right-ward tilt make it a group with a fair amount of clout. They've also made some pro-environmental statements of late, but talk of a green-religious alliance is now old news.