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Church Supports Global Efforts to End Slavery (80605-GM-R283)

Amend Resolution No. 283 as follow:  

Whereas, the institution of slavery control the lives of over 27 million persons, worldwide, in lands including Sudan, Mauritania, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Brazil, and Thailand; and  
Whereas, slavery occurs in many forms – chattel slavery, debt bondage (or bonded labor), contract slavery, and sexual slavery, and;  
Whereas, slavery is crime against humanity ....  
Be it further resolved, that this document be sent to the Secretary General of the United Nations, the President of the United States, the United States Congress, and the legislative bodies of countries in which The United States Church has established ecclesiastical structure.