Here is the final text of the Statement of Conscience approved by the 2011 General Assembly, “Ethical Eating: Food & Environmental Justice” (PDF; 2 pages). The statement will be published on the UUA website’s searchable resolutions page, where you can also browse earlier resolutions. Full text below.
General Assembly delegates passed their first major item of business Friday morning, approving a Statement of Conscience on Ethical Eating. The statement had been in the works for three years, having been proposed at GA 2008 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The three-page statement calls on UUs to “eat ethically” by becoming aware of the ways [...]
This morning’s Commission on Social Witness “CSW Alert” published the amended draft Statement of Conscience on “Ethical Eating,” incorporating some amendments proposed during yesterday’s mini-assembly. Unincorporated amendments, which delegates can move to add during this morning’s plenary discussion of the draft statement, are listed at the end.
Around 100 people attended the mini-assembly Thursday on Ethical Eating, the Statement of Conscience that GA delegates will vote on Friday morning. (The draft statement also appears on pages 10-12 of the Business Agenda; PDF.) The issue was selected by delegates at GA 2008 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. There have been GA workshops on it [...]