A General Assembly 2012 vote to divest investment funds from these same companies, failed by two votes. Intense lobbying from both sides of this issue -- including both Christian and Jewish activists -- is expected on and around the Assembly floor.
The divestment vote is expected this week on Wednesday night or Thursday morning.
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James Wall is currently a Contributing Editor of The Christian Century magazine, based in Chicago, Illinois. From 1972 through 1999, he was editor and publisher of the Christian Century magazine. Many sources have influenced Jim's writings over (more...)
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