1984 – United States Involvement In Central America

Submitted to the AEU 76th Assembly Whereas, the United States Government has greatly increased its military involvement in Central America and the Caribbean by invading Grenada, aiding the repressive regime in El Salvador’s civil war, conducting maneuvers with...
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1983 – Government Role In Militarization Of Central America

Submitted to the AEU 75th Assembly Whereas the United States Government has steadily increased the presence of military advisors in El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala; Whereas the United States Government has steadily increased covert operations throughout Central America,...
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1982 – Resolution On Limiting Federal Court Jurisdiction

Submitted to and passed at the AEU 74th Assembly The Constitution of the United States provides for clear separation of powers among the legislative, executive and judicial branches of government. An independent Federal judiciary is vital to our continued freedom. Sponsors of...
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1982 – El Salvador

Submitted to the AEU 74th Assembly Because the Government of El Salvador practices a widespread and systematic pattern of gross violation of human rights, including murder, torture, disappearances and dismemberment, and because the United States military aid to that country,...
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1981 – Blatant Immoral Activities Of Reagan Administration

Submitted to and passed at the AEU 73rd Assembly The American Ethical Union condemns the blatantly immoral activities of the Reagan Administration — In selecting high public officials who would discard or degrade America’s position of defending world human rights in...
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1981 – Moral Democracy

Submitted to and passed at the AEU 73rd Assembly Belief in a pluralistic society where individuals are free to practice their religious beliefs as they see fit is a basic premise of Ethical Culture. These beliefs are under attack by extremist forces who threaten the...
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1979 – No Public Funds For Non-Public Schools

Proposed by the AEU Public Affairs Committee; reaffirmed at the AEU 71st Assembly The American Ethical Union believes it is essential at this time to reaffirm its position opposing the use of public funds for non-public schools in the light of continued attempts by groups...
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1972 – Repatriation And Restoration To Citizenship Of War Resisters Abroad

Submitted to and passed at the AEU 64th Assembly Whereas, many draft resisters now living abroad have acted out of revulsion to war which by now is widely recognized as unjust or immoral, or at least a governmental action which was a grave mistake; and Whereas, many draft...
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1962 – Church-State Separation is of Paramount Importance

Submitted by the Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island and passed by the AEU Whereas the American Ethical Union has in its past resolutions expressed itself as firmly opposed to any breaching of the constitutional wall of separation between church and state; and Whereas...
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1961 – Against Aid To Sectarian Schools And Religious Observances In Public Schools

Submitted by the Ethical Society of St. Louis and passed by the AEU Whereas the principle of separation between church and state as embodied in the First Amendment to the Constitution is threatened by efforts to secure aid for church-related schools; and Whereas of late...
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