U.S. Army School of the Americas
ELCA Churchwide Assembly Action CA95.03.6
Passed by the 1995 Churchwide Assembly in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
To call upon the United States government to eliminate funding for the U.S. Army School of the Americas in Fort Benning, Georgia, and to direct funds to programs that strengthen democratization and respect for human rights and provide support for victims of violence in Central America;
To encourage members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America to pray about and study this issue, and to contact their U.S. senators and representatives in support of the previous resolve; and
To convey this action to the Northeastern Minnesota Synod as the response of the 1995 Churchwide Assembly to the synod’s memorial on the subject.