Because we reject the fear and loathing of the human body and sexuality
instilled by some religious traditions, and we reject the notion of disease as
divine punishment or natural retribution for "moral failure"; and
Because the General Assembly has declared its resolve that health care be
made accessible to all, and that the rights of people living with Acquired
Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), those who are infected with the Human
Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), and those who are perceived to be at risk not be
WHEREAS AIDS and/or HIV infection present a human crisis of global
proportions that threatens the lives of millions of people irrespective of sex,
age, race, or sexual orientation; and
WHEREAS many governments and religious institutions have not yet spoken or
acted with adequate moral or intellectual clarity in this crisis;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Unitarian Universalist Association:
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