Drafted in 2009, and supported by a diverse coalition of Christian leaders, the Manhattan Declaration affirms the sanctity of human life, the traditional definition of marriage, and the preservation of religious liberty. The Declaration’s signers worry that these values are under attack in an increasingly secularized culture, and call upon Christians to defend them vigorously in word and deed—even to the point, where necessary, of civil disobedience.
What Does the Manhattan Declaration Really Mean?
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Campaigning for the Manhattan Declaration
Life, marriage, and religious liberty are still top priorities.
Leaders Issue 'A Call of Christian Conscience'
Manhattan Declaration charges Christians to stick to their convictions.
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