The State of Wisconsin

Citation by the Assemble

Know you by these presents:

WHEREAS, Falun Dafa (also known as Falun Gong) is a traditional Chinese Qigong practice founded by Mr. Li Hongzhi in 1992, based on the universal principles of Zhen-Shan-Ren (Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance), promoting the self-improvement of one's physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being; and

WHEREAS, Falun Dafa consists of five gentle exercises and a meditation that have proven to have wonderful physical and mental health benefits; and

WHEREAS, Falun Dafa is designed to help people cleans their mind, uplift their moral standards, rid bad habits, preserve precious human traditions such as honesty, courtesy, loyalty and unselfishness; and

WHEREAS, Falun Dafa is practiced by 100 million people in forty countries worldwide and Falun Dafa's contribution to the society has been widely recognized and honored around the world; and

WHEREAS, the practitioners of Falun Dafa have remained true to the teaching of Mr. Li Hongzhi and demonstrated great compassion and tolerance; and

WHEREAS, Falun Dafa's contribution to humanity has been widely recognized and honored throughout the United States; now, therefore,

Representative David Cullen, on behalf of the Wisconsin State Assembly, under Assembly Rule 97, dose hereby applaud the self-improvement and nonviolent practice of Falun Dafa and declares September 15, 2002 as Falun Dafa Day.

Signature of Representative David Cullen, 13th Assembly District

Signature of Representative Scott R. Jensen, Speaker of the Assembly

Signature of Representative of Stephen J. Freese, Speaker Pro Tempore



September 15, 2002