Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 2015-A093
Title: Advocate for Balancing Federal Budget Priorities to Alleviate Poverty
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred as Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 78th General Convention commit The Episcopal Church to work for a reordering of federal budget priorities, evaluating the balance between legitimate military security needs and poverty alleviation programs; and be it further

Resolved, That The Episcopal Church through the office of Government Relations encourage the federal government to control military expenditures through leveraging technology, operational efficiencies, and other cost cutting measures wherever possible and that these savings be redirected to poverty alleviation programs.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Salt Lake City, 2015 (New York: General Convention, 2015), p. 278.