Indiana, USA: City of Clinton Proclaims July 20, 2010, "Falun Dafa Day Honoring Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance"
(Clearwisdom.net) On July 20, 2010, Arthur A. Lindsay, Jr., Mayor of the City of Clinton, Indiana, proclaimed July 20, 2010, "Falun Dafa Day honoring Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance" in the City of Clinton.
City of Clinton, Indiana
Office of the Mayor
Whereas, Falun Dafa (also called Falun Gong or just Dafa) is a high-level body-mind-spirit cultivation practice consisting of exercise, meditation. and teachings guided by the characteristics of the universe - Truthfulness, Compassion, and Tolerance; and
Whereas, Falun Dafa, publicly introduced by Mr. Li Hongzhi in 1992, is now practiced and cherished by over 100 million people in over 100 countries and has received a plethora of honors; and
Whereas, Falun Dafa transcends cultural and racial boundaries and contributes to the universal dream of a peaceful, tolerant, and more compassionate society; and
Whereas, More men and women of the United States of America are learning the practice and purifying their hearts, energizing their bodies, and striving to create virtuous communities; and
Whereas, Falun Dafa practitioners in Indiana note stress reduction, health improvement, and spiritual growth; and
Whereas, Numerous practitioners of Falun Dafa are persecuted in China for their teachings; and
Whereas, Falun Dafa practitioners' determination and courage to stand up for Truthfulness-Compassion-Tolerance while facing severe persecution from the Chinese Communist Party has shown the world the value of life and the preciousness of human dignity; and
Whereas, On March 16, 2010, the U.S. House of Representatives passed House Resolution 605 urging the Chinese Communist Party to end its 11-year-long campaign against Falun Dafa and expressing solidarity with victims of persecution in China; and
Whereas, This July 20, 2010 will mark the 11th anniversary of the Chinese Communist regime's ongoing persecution of Falun Dafa and the regime's launching of a campaign to imprison, torture, and forcefully "reform" tens of millions of adherents; and
Now, Therefore, I, Arthur A. Lindsay, Jr., Mayor of the City of Clinton, Indiana, do hereby proclaim July 20, 2010 as "Falun Dafa Day Honoring Truthfulness-Compassion-Tolerance" in the City of Clinton.
Dated this 20th Day of July, 2010
Arthur A. Lindsay, Jr.
Mayor of Clinton, Indiana