Condemnation of Knapsack Nuclear Weapons
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.