WHEREAS, Bylaw Section C-2.3 states that:
The Association declares and affirms its special responsibility, and that of its member societies and organizations, to promote the full participation of persons in all of its and their activities and in the full range of human endeavor without regard to race, color, disability, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, age, or national origin and without requiring adherence to any particular interpretation of religion or to any particular religious belief or creed;
WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees of the Association considers the action of the State of Arizona in revoking the Martin Luther King holiday as an affront to all those who oppose racism and to the religious principles of the Association; and
WHEREAS, the holding of the annual General Assembly of the Association in the State of Arizona as presently scheduled in June 1988 would constitute a clear violation by the Association and the Board of Bylaw Section C-2.3;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: That the 1988 General Assembly not be held in Arizona unless the Martin Luther King holiday is reenacted into law by the end of this session of the Arizona legislature.
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