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Resolution On Equal Access

WHEREAS, The Southern Baptist Convention in annual session at Kansas City, Missouri, June 12-14, 1984, voiced strong approval of equal access legislation to protect free exercise of religion and free speech rights of students while avoiding government establishment of religion; and

WHEREAS, The Equal Access Act, Public Law 98-377, became law on August 11, 1984.

BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED, That we, the messengers of the Southern Baptist Convention meeting in Dallas, June 11-13, 1985, urge Southern Baptists to work diligently for the education of our people for the purpose of understanding and implementing the provisions of the Equal Access Act in their local communities