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Episcopal Diocese Moratorium Resolution

EPISCOPAL DIOCESE OF ALABAMA REAFFIRMS SUPPORT OF MORATORIUM

RESOLUTION #5
RESOLUTION CALLING FOR A MORATORIUM ON EXECUTIONS

With the understanding that the 2006 Alabama Legislature will consider legislation on a moratorium on executions in Alabama:

BE IT RESOLVED that the Episcopal Diocese of Alabama reaffirm the resolution supporting a moratorium that was passed in the 2001 Diocesan Convention; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that parish vestries of the Diocese of Alabama prayerfully consider individually adopting resolutions in support of the execution moratorium; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that copies of this resolution and any individual parish resolutions be forwarded to Governor Riley, every member of the state legislature and Attorney General Troy King.

Submitted by the Department of Mission and Outreach, January 12, 2006
Adopted by the Diocesan Convention, 2006

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