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Petition 60851<< Back

Names Demeaning to Native Americans (60851-DI-R9999-G)
Petition Status:Calendar Item
Petition Text:Submitted TextADCA p. 600
References:Book of Resolutions: New Resolution
Committee:Discipleship
Financial Implications:No
Submitted by:
Native American International Caucus
Cynthia Kent
Belleville, NJ, USA

Calendar Item Status<< Back

Names Demeaning to Native Americans (DI51-R9999-A-G)
Calendar Item Status:Committee Voted (Printed in DCA p. 2324)
Calendar Item No:510
Petitions on Calendar:60851
Consent Calendar:Not assigned to a Consent Calendar.
Committee Motion:Move to Adopt
Committee Vote:
For: 67Against: 12Not Voting: 3
Vote Date and Time:5/14/2016 8:11 AM
Legislative Committee Report:

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Plenary Action Status<< Back

Last Vote Action:Vote on Main Motion
This motion was Adopted, with 628 votes for and 173 votes against.
Plenary Motions:
5/19/2016 11:25 AM
Amend the Main Motion REJECTED 318-465

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Therefore, be it resolved through this action of the General conference, The United Methodist Church calls upon all general agencies and related organizations to be intentional about raising awareness of the harm caused by some sports teams through the use of mascots and/or symbols promoting expressions of racism and disrespect of Native American people.

5/19/2016 11:26 AM
Vote on Main Motion ADOPTED 628-173