Opposition to Racism and Homophobia

Resolution Number 11-07.31L

WHEREAS, the California Democratic Party opposes racist campaign tactics by independent expenditure committees, and racist advertising, campaign literature and mail pieces are often produced and used in campaigns for partisan and non-partisan office, and

WHEREAS, homophobic and hateful speech is often used by high profile people against LGBT Community, and

WHEREAS, speaking out in a unified voice against hatred, sexism, racism and violence directed against any minority or religious group is a fundamental principle of the Democratic Party,

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the California Democratic Party reaffirms its commitment to the core value of fighting racism and homophobia and to continue to denounce it in every form, and at every opportunity, and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the California Democratic Party asks each of its members to individually speak out, write letters and take actions in support of this resolution.

Passed by LACDP 7/12/11, supported by Stephen Gale, Sonoma County Democratic Party

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Adopted by the California Democratic Party
At its July 2011 Executive Board Meeting
Sheraton Park Hotel, Anaheim
July 31, 2011

 

 

 

 

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