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WHEREAS, the 1980 General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association
supported the concept of a National Academy of Peace and Conflict Resolution;
WHEREAS, the report of the Commission on Proposals for the National Academy
of Peace and Conflict Resolution was presented to the President of the United
States and the Senate and House of Representatives on October 20, 1981; and
WHEREAS, the United States Academy of Peace has three major objectives:
BE IT RESOLVED: That the 1983 General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist
Association reaffirms its continuing commitment to the establishment of the
National Academy of Peace and whatever other sound institutions and programs can
be devised to rid ourselves, our communities and the world community of the
tyranny of violence and the legacy of destruction which it brings; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED: That this Assembly urges its appropriate UUA staff
and member societies in the United States to familiarize themselves with the
Peace Academy Commission's Report and the pending legislation in order to enable
them to present to the President and the Congress an informed case for enacting
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