Resolution Number: 1982-D016
Title: Reaffirm the Right to the Use of Artificial Conception Control
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred As Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That as a means of world population control this 67th General Convention of the Episcopal Church reaffirm the right of individuals to use any natural or safe artificial means of conception control.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, New Orleans, 1982 (New York: General Convention, 1983), p. C-154.

Legislative History

Originating House: House of Deputies
Originating Committee: Committee on Social and Urban Affairs

House of Deputies

Original Text of Resolution:

(D016) Not Currently Available

The Committee recommended that the resolution be adopted as amended by the Committee.

Motion carried

Resolution adopted

(Communicated to the House of Bishops in HD Message #112)

House of Bishops

On the ninth day, the Secretary read:

HD Message #112 --D-16A, Artificial Control of Conception.

The House concurred

(Communicated to the House of Deputies in HB Message #205)

Resolution Concurred by Both Houses, September 13.

Abstract:   The 67th General Convention reaffirms artificial contraception as a means of world population control.