Governor Ernie Fletcher of the Commonwealth of Kentucky Proclaims Falun Dafa Week
(Clearwisdom.net) On May 30, 2006, Governor Ernie Fletcher of the Commonwealth of Kentucky proclaimed June 4-10, 2006, as Falun Dafa Week in Kentucky.
Commonwealth of Kentucky
To all to whom these presents shall come:
Whereas, Falun Dafa, also known as Falun Gong, is a peaceful and healthy self-improvement practice rooted in ancient Chinese culture that consists of five gentle exercises, including meditation and centers around the universal principal of Truthfulness, Compassion and Forbearance; and
Whereas, The teachings of Falun Dafa, through meditation and spiritual cultivation, are perceived as an effective means of improving overall mental and physical health, as well as reducing stress; and
Whereas, Master Li Hongzhi, the founder of Falun Dafa, has helped hundreds of millions across the world improve their health and moral standards, as well as deepen their understanding of life, humanity and the universe, through the practice of Falun Dafa; and
Whereas, Transcending culture and racial boundaries, Falun Dafa has touched the lives of more than 100 million people in over 60 countries, including many people in the United States, of different ages, professions and racial backgrounds; and
Whereas, All Falun Dafa activities, including classes and practices, are offered by volunteers and are open to the public and free of charge; and
Whereas, The persecution of the practitioners of Falun Dafa in China is an attack on basic human rights and should not be tolerated anywhere in the world;
Now, Therefore, I, Ernie Fletcher, Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, do hereby proclaim June 4-10, 2006, as
Falun Dafa Week
Done at the capitol, in the City of Frankfort this 30th day of May, in the year of Our Lord Two Thousand Six and in the 214th year of the Commonwealth.
Secretary of State