(Clearwisdom.net) On June 17, 2003, Indiana State Representative Ben GiaQuinta issued a proclamation in recognition of Falun Dafa as a Distinguished Hoosier Practice. Hoosier is a nickname of the State of Indiana.
State of Indiana
Indiana General Assembly
Be It Hereby Known And Proclaimed
Whereas, The month of May in the year of 2003 marks the completion of the 11th year that Falun Dafa has been publicly practiced in the United States; and
Whereas, During these 11 years Falun Dafa has expanded its practice to include over 100 million people in 60 countries; and
Whereas, The growth on the part of Falun Dafa has been due in large measure to the spirit of inclusion which the practice embodies; and
Whereas, Falun Dafa practitioners believe in the power of truthfulness, compassion, and forbearance so that an open heart, open mind, and inner peace may be achieved; and
Thus, as a member of the One Hundred Thirteenth Indiana General Assembly, I am pleased to Recognize
Falun Dafa as a Distinguished Hoosier practice.
June 17, 2003
Indiana State Representative