1954 – Belief in Supreme Being Not Necessary for Moral Life

Submitted by the Ethical Society of St. Louis and Passed by AEU Whereas this nation is composed of individuals of diverse racial, cultural and religious backgrounds, each entitled to equal protection and freedom of thought under the Constitution; and Whereas many patriotic...
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1951 – AEU Asks Inclusion in Covenant of Declaration of Human Rights

Submitted by the New York Society for Ethical Culture and Passed by AEU Whereas, the General Assembly of the United Nations has requested the Economic and Social Council to call upon the Commission on Human Rights to reconsider the Covenant on Human Rights; and Whereas, it is the...
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1950 – AEU Favors Ratification of Genocide Convention

Submitted by the Ethical Humanist Society of Chicago and Passed by AEU Whereas the conscience of mankind was shocked by the recent revivals of the ancient crime of mass extermination for national, racial, or religious reasons; and Whereas the United Nations has unanimously...
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1950 – Against Segregation

Submitted by the Ethical Humanist Society of Chicago and Passed by AEU Whereas the American Ethical Union at the Annual Assembly held in Brooklyn, New York, May 20, 1949 adopted a resolution endorsing the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; and Whereas this resolution stated...
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1950 – AEU Seeks Reestablishment of International Ethical Union

Submitted by the Ethical Humanist Society of Chicago and Passed by AEU Whereas the International Ethical Union was, in the past, an active organization fostering the development of the Ethical Movement, and Whereas the delegates at the First Congress of the International Ethical...
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1950 – Congress Urged to Hasten Action on Proposed Federal and Aid to Education

Submitted by the Ethical Humanist Society of Chicago and passed by AEU Whereas there is a definite and recognized need for federal aid to the states and territories to help maintain an adequate minimum program of education and to equalize educational opportunities in public...
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1950 – AEU Declares Civil Rights a Moral and Ethical Obligation; Supports Legislative Program

Submitted by the Ethical Humanist Society of Chicago and Passed by AEU Whereas the American Ethical Union, at the annual assembly held in Brooklyn, New York, May 20, 1949, adopted a resolution endorsing the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and Whereas this resolution stated...
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1949 – AEU Urges Lifting Immigration Barriers to Admit All Asian and Pacific Peoples

Submitted by the Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture and Passed by AEU Be it hereby resolved that the American Ethical Union urge the enactment into law by the 81st Congress of the United States of H.R. 199 (introduced by Congressman Walter H. Judd, Rep., Minn.) granting the...
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1949 – Federal Aid to Public Schools Endorsed; Funds for Sectarian Purposes Opposed

Submitted by the Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture and passed by AEU Whereas, there has been introduced into Congress, Senate Bill 246 known as the Educational Finance Act of 1949, and whereas said Act includes as one of its provisions a section known as Section 6 reading as...
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1949 – Encroachments Upon the Constitutional Principal [sic] of the Separation of Church and State

Submitted by the Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture and Passed by AEU The constitutional principle of Church and State is endangered today from two quarters: By the continued practice of releasing children from public schools during school hours for purposes of sectarian...
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