Ethan Vesely-Flad of the Fellowship of Reconciliation collects signatures on a National Religious Coalition against Torture (NRCAT) petition.
A few conferees and friends went to the American Academy of Religion conference determined to suggest that academics do more with their bully pulpits than describe the world's ills. They brought calls to action.
Some sought to collect signatures to this NRCAT statement:
I asked Ethan, pictured above, what it was like to solicit signatures for the NRCAT:
You can join leaders of major faiths and denominations as well as many others by signing up here with NRCAT to oppose any use of torture by our nation.