OPPOSE White Supremacy

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that COPE delegates condemn domestic terrorism, white supremacy and bigotry in all forms;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that delegates call on Congress and the Texas Legislature to enact legislation that, while respecting the 2nd Amendment, begins to address the epidemic of mass shootings;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that delegates call on the labor movement to continue to speak out against racism, anti-Semitism, anti-Muslim attacks and bigotry wherever we see it; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Texas AFL-CIO salutes First Responders, central labor bodies and the many working families who have participated in programs to help victims of mass shootings that respond to hatred with compassion and support.