D067 (Addressing the loss of civil rights )
House of Deputies Message #113
The House of Deputies informs the House of Bishops that on Jul 8, 2022 it considered resolution D067 (Addressing the loss of civil rights ). The house acted to:
Resolved, the House of Bishops concurring,
That the 80th General Convention denounces the ongoing dissolution of civil rights in the United States; and be it further
Resolved, that the Episcopal Church commits to hosting Conventions, conferences, and other church wide events in locations where the state and local jurisdictions do not infringe upon the rights and dignity of all attendees, regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, race, class, immigration status, or creed; and be it further
Resolved, that the Episcopal Church enter into contracts with venues whose policies are aligned with the resolutions of General Convention, with specific, but not exclusive, attention to gender identity, race, sexual orientation, and immigration status.