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Proclamations and Congratulatory Letters to Falun Gong from New York and Minnesota

May 15, 2016 |  

(Minghui.org) Around the 17th World Falun Dafa Day, May 13, 2016, Falun Gong practitioners from many states in the U.S.A. have received proclamations and congratulations from various levels of government. This reports includes a resolution from the Senate of New York, and proclamations from the governor of Minnesota and mayors from multiple cities in Minnesota.

The political leaders praised the teachings of Falun Gong—“Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance,” acknowledged the practitioners' positive contributions to society, wished the celebration a big success, and condemned the persecution in China.

The Senate of NewYork passed Resolution 4090 sponsored by Senator Jack Martins, which memorializes Governor Andrew Cuomo to proclaim May 13, 2016 as Falun Dafa Day in the State of New York, in conjunction with the observance of World Falun Dafa Day.

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton's congratulation letter to practitioners.

Congratulation letter from Betsy Hodges, mayor of Minneapolis, the largest city in Minnesota

Christopher Coleman, mayor of St. Paul, the second largest city in Minnesota, proclaims May 13, 2016, to be Falun Dafa Day in the City of Saint Paul.

Ardell Brede, mayor of Rochester, the third largest city in Minnesota, proclaims the week of May 8-15, 2016, to be Falun Dafa Week, honoring Truth-Compassion-Tolerance in the City of Rochester.

Emily Larson, mayor of Duluth, the fourth largest city in Minnesota, proclaims May 13, 2016, as Falun Dafa Day in the City of Duluth.

Related article in Chinese:http://www.minghui.org/mh/articles/2016/5/12/美国明州政要祝贺褒奖法轮大法日-328232.html