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1972 General Resolution

BE IT RESOLVED: That the 1972 General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association recommends uniform gun legislation as follows:

  1. Licensing for the purchase and possession of all usable guns;
  2. Gun registration-holding owners legally accountable for all their guns and registrars legally accountable for privacy of records;
  3. Federal, state, provincial and local codes for responsible gun ownership regarding how they are kept, knowledge of proper use and to whom they may be transferred;
  4. Sound standards for the responsible use of guns by law enforcement agencies;

  5. Restriction of ownership and possession of concealable handguns to persons showing a specific need, such as law enforcement officers and security guards;
  6. Strong legislation forbidding use of "drop guns" by law enforcement officers.

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