Proclamation of Falun Dafa Month, City of Carmel, Indiana [June 1, 2004]
(Clearwisdom.net) On June 1, 2004, Mayor James Brainard proclaimed the month of June 2004, as Falun Dafa Month in the City of Carmel, and asked the community to join in support of the efforts to end the human rights violations in China.
City of Carmel
Whereas: Falun Dafa is an ancient Chinese exercise to improve the body, mind, and spirit consisting of exercise, meditation and teachings that are rooted in the Chinese culture; and
Whereas: Falun Dafa advocates truthfulness, compassion and tolerance; and
Whereas: Falun Dafa, publicly introduced in 1992, is now practiced by more than 100 million people in more than 60 countries; and
Whereas: Falun Dafa practitioners in Indiana note stress reduction, health improvement and spiritual growth; and
Whereas: numerous practitioners of Falun Dafa are persecuted in China for their teachings; and
Whereas: Carmel residents participate in the global efforts in peacefully appealing for freedom and human rights for those in need;
Now, Therefore, I, James Brainard, Mayor of the City of Carmel, do hereby proclaim the month of June 2004, as
Falun Dafa Month
In the City of Carmel, and ask the community to join in support of the efforts to end these human rights violations.
In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto subscribed my name and caused the seal of the City of Carmel to be affixed.
James Brainard, Mayor
Diana L. Condray, Clerk-Treasurer