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1981 General Resolution

WHEREAS, the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) has traditionally stood for racial hatred and intolerance; and

WHEREAS, the KKK is now establishing special military training camps in north Alabama in preparation for a "race war" against Blacks and Jews; and

WHEREAS, the KKK claims a close alliance with the American Nazi Party whose supporters shot and killed five demonstrators in Greensboro, North Carolina at a public anti-Klan rally in November 1979; and

WHEREAS, other incidents can be cited to document the KKK's recent terrorist activities; and

WHEREAS, the "Center for Constitutional Rights" defends victims of KKK actions and the Southern Poverty Law Center's KLANWATCH project is effective in documenting and exposing the evil represented by the KKK;

BE IT RESOLVED: That the 1981 General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association endorses the Center for Constitutional Rights and the Southern Poverty Law Center, strongly condemns the Ku Klux Klan's acts of violence and military preparations, and urges churches and districts to join with local organizations of like mind.

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