Religious Tolerance


Resolution 12-11.03

WHEREAS, organized religion is an important part of the State of California, the United States of America, and the world;

WHEREAS, religious groups everywhere should be able to worship in peace and freedom and without fear of violence from those who practice religious hatred; and

WHEREAS, the California Democratic Party African American Caucus and the California Democratic Party were appalled by the shooting at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin, in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, on Sunday, August 5, 2012;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the California Democratic Party condemns all forms of intolerance and hatred directed at religious groups; and

THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, copies of this resolution shall be sent to the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin, so they may know, they are not alone, and to President Barack Obama, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Attorney General Eric Holder, and California's Democratic congressional delegation, to encourage them in the important work of preventing illegal discrimination and hate crimes against all people.


Author: Mister Phillips.  Co-Sponsored by CDP African American Caucus


Adopted by the California Democratic Party
At its November 2012 Executive Board Meeting
Westin Hotel, Millbrae
November 18, 2012 




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