Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 1991-B051
Title: Call for the Removal of Racism from the Life of the Nation
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred As Substituted and Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 70th General Convention declares that the practice of racism is sin and is plainly contrary to the norms of Holy Scripture, and violates the express words of the Baptismal Covenant; and be it further

Resolved, That the 70th General Convention calls upon all baptized members of the Church to work to remove racism from the life of the Nation, for we can make no peace with oppression.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Phoenix, 1991 (New York: General Convention, 1992), p. 844.