AFFIRMING GLOBAL HUMAN RIGHTS REGARDING SEXUAL ORIENTATION

Resolved: To receive with gratitude the memorial from the Florida-Bahamas Synod related to Affirming Global Human Rights and Non-discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation; and To call upon the churchwide organization to continue to speak out publicly against human rights violations globally that criminalize homosexuality and against any teachings which encourage persecution in the name of Christ, and, in doing so, draw attention to this church’s stated commitments to social justice and the promotion and protection of internationally recognized human rights. Adopted by the Churchwide Assembly in August 2016

Social Policy Resolution
CA16.02.03o

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