Assembly adopts immigration Statement of Conscience

Friday, June 21, 2013
GA delegates vote

Delegates to the 2013 General Assembly adopted overwhelmingly a Statement of Conscience regarding “Immigration as a Moral Issue” Friday morning. The statement, introduced to the delegates by Susan…

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Final text: ‘Ethical Eating’ Statement of Conscience

Thursday, June 30, 2011

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…

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GA approves ‘Ethical Eating’ Statement of Conscience

Friday, June 24, 2011

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…

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Text of amended ‘Ethical Eating’ draft Statement of Conscience

Friday, June 24, 2011

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…

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‘Ethical Eating’ Statement of Conscience refined

Thursday, June 23, 2011

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…

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‘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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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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