(Clearwisdom.net) On May 5, 2011, Arthur A. Lindsay, Jr., Mayor of the City of Clinton, Indiana, proclaimed May 13, 2011 as “Falun Dafa Day honoring Truthfulness-Compassion-Tolerance” in the City of Clinton.

City of Clinton, Indiana

Office of the Mayor


Whereas, Falun Dafa (also called Falun Gong, or just Dafa) is a high-level body-mind-spirit cultivation practice consisting of exercise, meditation and teachings guided by the characteristics of the universe - Truthfulness, Compassion, and Tolerance; and

Whereas, Falun Dafa, publicly introduced by Mr. Li Hongzhi in 1992, is now practiced and cherished by over 100 million people in over 100 countries, and has received a plethora of honors; and

Whereas, Falun Dafa transcends cultural and racial boundaries and contributes to the universal dream of a peaceful, tolerant, and more compassionate society; and

Whereas, More men and women of the United States of America are learning the practice and purifying their hearts, energizing their bodies, and striving to create virtuous communities; 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, Falun Dafa practitioners’ determination and courage to stand up for Truthfulness-Compassion-Tolerance while facing severe persecution from the Chinese Communist Party has shown the world the value of life and the preciousness of human dignity; and

Whereas, On March 16, 2010, the U.S. House of Representatives passed House Resolution 605 urging the Chinese Communist Party to end its 11-year-long campaign against Falun Dafa and expressing solidarity with victims of persecution in China; and

Whereas, This May 13, 2011 will mark the 19th anniversary of the introduction of the spiritual practice of Falun Gong to the public by Mr. Li Hongzhi.

Now, Therefore, I, Arthur A. Lindsay, Jr., Mayor of the City of Clinton, Indiana do hereby proclaim May 13, 2010 as “Falun Dafa Day Honoring Truthfulness-Compassion-Tolerance” in the City of Clinton, Indiana.

Dated this 5th Day of May, 2011

Arthur A. Lindsay, Jr.

Mayor of Clinton, Indiana