The Rev. Ron Stief, Executive Director of the National Religious Campaign Against Torture will speak at the conference. Stief is a national leader and faith strategist on ending CIA torture and ending the torture of solitary confinement in U.S. prisons. The Rev. Jennifer Copeland, Executive Director of the NC Council of Churches, will address the biblical case against torture. Speakers will outline the evidence presented to the NC Commission of Inquiry on Torture (NCCIT) that released its Report on September 27, 2019, which exposed the activities, on behalf of the CIA, of jets based at two NC airports. (www.nctorturereport.org) Registration is required before March 6 at www.ncchurches.org There is no fee. Lunch is provided.
Event sponsored by the Board of Church & Society.