It should be obvious, but in case it isn’t, United Methodists state in our 2004 Book of Discipline:

“… the mistreatment or torture of persons by governments for any purpose violates Christian teaching and must be condemned and/or opposed by Christians and churches wherever and whenever it occurs.

Take two minutes to sign the online pledge here. I think it actually took me less. To read one of my previous posts on this subject, click here. (Hat tip: Jonathan)