1976 General Resolution

WHEREAS, Philip L. Allen, an active member of the First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles and a student at Los Angeles City College, has been convicted of voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a Los Angeles Sheriff's Deputy; and

WHEREAS, following Philip's conviction Judge Rittenband revoked his bail because Philip continued to proclaim his innocence. The ACLU then entered the case and won reinstatement of Philip's bail;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: That the 1976 General Assembly urges that the State of California begin an impartial investigation into the prosecution and trial of Philip Allen, and that Unitarian Universalists who believe in his innocence support the Philip L. Allen Defense Committee.

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