WHEREAS, the Unitarian Universalist Association opposes any kind of surveillance of private citizens or government employees; and
WHEREAS, we feel that such surveillance leads to a potential for control and intimidation that is alien to our form of government and foreign to a society of free men and women; and
WHEREAS, our society has progressively become more information-oriented, creating a potentiality for abuse and misuse of validly gathered information; and
WHEREAS, the US Army Intelligence and others have had at least a few of our Unitarian Universalist churches under surveillance;
BE IT RESOLVED: The Unitarian Universalist Association go on record as opposing any governmental abuse of surveillance whether by means of professional data gathering systems, census forms, federal questionnaires, interviews, Army investigations, wire tapping, or data banks; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED: The General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association urges:
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