R2008-06

R2008-06 150 150 Diocese of Southern Ohio Annual Convention

R2008-06: Resolution supporting debt relief of developing countries as outlined in the Jubilee Act on World Debt

Resolved, that the 134th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Ohio supports efforts to alleviate world debt in developing countries as proposed in the legislation of United States House of Representatives Resolution 2634 called the Act for Responsible Lending and Debt Cancellation which passed the House of Representatives in 2008, and be it further

Resolved that we urge that this or similar legislation be adopted in both Houses of the U. S. Congress and be signed by the President of the United States, and be it further

Resolved that we call upon the Secretary of Convention to notify the President and all Ohio Representatives and Senators representing the geographic boundaries of Southern Ohio of our action, and be it further

Resolved that we urge Southern Ohio Episcopalians and congregations to join us in this action by notifying their congressional representatives of this endorsement.