Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 2009-D096
Title: Encourage Training for Prevention of Domestic Violence
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred as Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 76th General Convention speak out clearly against the widespread practice of domestic violence; and be it further

Resolved, That members of General Convention covenant to pray for victims and their families; and be it further

Resolved, That we urge the appropriate interim bodies to review and recommend the utilization of existing training developed for domestic violence prevention, in order to counter the culture which sustains it; and be it further

Resolved, That the Convention strongly encourage all Episcopal bishops and other clergy and lay leadership to participate in such training as may be available to them; and be it further

Resolved, That clergy take leadership in making such information and training available to their congregations and the community.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Anaheim, 2009 (New York: General Convention, 2009), p. 379.