‘Creating Peace’ Statement of Conscience passes overwhelmingly

Friday, June 25, 2010

Delegates have resoundingly approved the “Creating Peace” Statement of Conscience, as amended.

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Statement of Conscience debate: Supporting nonviolent resisters

Friday, June 25, 2010

Delegates have voted to approve an amendment that would add a statement of support for nonviolent resisters to the proposed Statement of Conscience on “Creating Peace.”

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Amendment vote: ‘Theological principles’ it is

Friday, June 25, 2010

Moderator Gini Courter announced that the vote to rename the “Theological Principles” section of the proposed Statement of Conscience “Theological Grounding” failed. 638 delegates voted in favor of…

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Statement of Conscience debate: Theological ‘principles’?

Friday, June 25, 2010

As debate got underway Friday morning on the proposed Statement of Conscience on “Creating Peace,” six delegates spoke for or against the draft text presented by the Commission…

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Delegates debate Peacemaking Statement of Conscience

Friday, June 25, 2010

GA delegates are about to debate a proposed Peacemaking Statement of Conscience that calls UUs “to the work of peacebuilding, peacemaking, and peacekeeping,” and to “advocate a culture…

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Delegates work to fine-tune peacemaking statement

Thursday, June 24, 2010

With only one day left before it goes for a final vote, GA delegates and other peace activists met with the Commission on Social Witness Thursday morning to…

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Mini-assemblies scheduled for Ariz. boycott resolution, other business

Thursday, June 24, 2010

At this morning’s plenary, UUA Moderator Gini Courter and David May, chair of the Commission on Social Witness, presented the slate of mini-assemblies that will be held over…

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Commission discusses last chance for peacemaking statement

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

The UUA’s Commission on Social Witness and peacemaking activists met Wednesday evening to discuss strategies for successfully passing a proposed Statement of Conscience on Peacemaking. The Statement calls…

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GA sends back ‘Peacemaking’ Statement of Conscience

Friday, June 26, 2009

After an hour of debate Friday afternoon at the General Assembly in Salt Lake City, delegates have voted to refer a proposed Statement of Conscience on peacemaking back…

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