Published: July 18, 2021
North Pacific Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends supports HR 40, which is a resolution to establish a commission to examine slavery and discrimination in the colonies and the United States from 1619 to the present and recommend appropriate remedies. We believe that the establishment of this commission is a good first step in encouraging a national reckoning and determining appropriate remedies. This resolution has been introduced every year since 1989 and has never been adopted.
from North Pacific Yearly Meeting (7/17/2021)