El Salvador I
WHEREAS, the General Assembly in 1980 passed "Human Rights and War" which called on Unitarian Universalists to work to end United States and Canadian military aid to governments that violate human rights, such as the government in El Salvador; and
WHEREAS, the situation in El Salvador in 1980 and early in 1981 has deteriorated into brutal civil disorders, killings, and general instability; and
WHEREAS, the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee has long been working for human rights in El Salvador;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: That the Board of Trustees of the Unitarian Universalist Association publicly expresses its grave concern over the arms sales, transfer, grants, or military credits to El Salvador from any country; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED: That the Board directs the UUA Washington Office and encourages other appropriate Unitarian Universalist-related organizations and groups to support an end to United States arms sales, arms transfers, grants, and military credits to El Salvador.