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Religious Education in Public Schools

1964 General Resolution

WHEREAS, every phase of the religious education of children ought to be entirely in the hands of their respective parents or of the persons and agencies that these parents freely and individually choose;

BE IT RESOLVED: That the Unitarian Universalist Association express its opposition to all attempts to alter the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America which would permit the establishment of religious practices in the public schools.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED: That members of the constituent bodies of the Association call upon their representatives and senators to oppose all such attempts.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED: That copies of this resolution be sent to the members of the 88th Congress, and its text be incorporated in the Unitarian Universalist Association testimony before the Judiciary Committee of the House on May 28, 1964.

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