1985 General Resolution

WHEREAS, the detonation of even a single nuclear weapon may set off a nuclear holocaust; and

WHEREAS, so-called knapsack nuclear devices made in the United States have been deployed among troops in Western Europe; and

WHEREAS, such weapons pose a serious threat to the security of the world, either from accidents or misuse by troops in the field or from theft by terrorists; and

WHEREAS, the production, distribution, and possession of such weapons should be eliminated;

BE IT RESOLVED: That the 1985 General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association condemns the existence and deployment of knapsack nuclear devices; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED: That this Assembly requests that prohibition of these weapons be included in arms-control negotiations with other nations.

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