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1979 General Resolution

WHEREAS, continued nuclear proliferation increases the danger of accidental nuclear warfare; and

WHEREAS, the stockpiling of nuclear weapons increases the probability of the extinction of ALL life on earth in the event of nuclear war;

BE IT RESOLVED: That the 1979 General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association urges the Board of Trustees and Administration of the Unitarian Universalist Association to seek out and cooperate with persons, groups, or associations working together to proscribe the manufacture, stockpiling, and threat of use of nuclear weapons; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED: That the 1979 General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association urges the United States to ratify the SALT II agreement, without amendments which might jeopardize the Treaty and ongoing SALT process; and further calls upon Unitarian Universalists to urge their senators to support SALT II as a small but significant step toward nuclear arms limitation; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED: That the General Assembly urges support of a United States moratorium on further production of nuclear weapons.

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