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Basic Freedoms and Human Rights (80644-C1-¶164.A)

Amend ¶164.A as follows:
Basic Freedoms and Human Rights—We hold governments responsible for the protection of the rights of the people...Furthermore, the mistreatment or torture, and other cruel, inhumane and degrading treatment or punishment of persons by governments for any purpose violates Christian teachings....  
The church regards the institution of slavery  as an infamous evil , the practice and commission of genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity and aggression as infamous and atrocious evils. All forms of enslavement are totally Such evils are destructive of humanity, promote impunity, and therefore must be unconditionally prohibited by all governments and shall in no way never be tolerated by the Church.