Advocates International/Definition

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A definition or brief description of Advocates International.

Founded in the U.S. in response to the fall of the Soviet Union, an international Christian legal group that "puts in practice the strategy of Jesus whose chosen method was the formation of small bands of committed friends...to promote human rights and equal justice for the poor, the sanctity of human life, religious freedom, the rule of law, peace and reconciliation, and family & community"; distinctly international in nature rather than focused on U.S. Christian Right; some of its principles might be associated with the Christian Left