RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED BY THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS
This resolution requesting the U.S. Congress to invite all nations to unite in the formation of a world state was adopted by Senate of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, February 23, 1915, and by its House of Representatives on February 26, 1915, as House Resolution No. 1226.
For the End of All War
Whereas, The incalculable cost and calamity of the European war have cause a strong public sentiment for the end of all war, therefore be it
Resolved, That the general court of Massachusetts hereby respectfully requests the Congress of the United States to make a declaration in substance as follows;
The United States of America affirms the political unity of all mankind.
It affirms the supremacy of world sovereignty over national sovereignty.
It promises loyal obedience to that sovereignty.
It believes that the time has come for the organization of the world government, with legislative, judicial and executive departments.
It invites all nations to join with it in the formal establishment of the government.
Resolved, That this resolution be transmitted by the secretary of the commonwealth to the senior Senator and the senior Representative in the Congress form Massachusetts for presentation in their respective branches.
The following resolution was passed by the Senate of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in May 1992.
Toward U.S. Participation in a World Federal Government
Memorializing the Congress of the United States to initiate the constitutional procedures to enable the United States to participate in a representative world federal government.
Whereas, global tranquility requires an international body elected on a representative basis from among world governments; and
Whereas, the establishment of such a body may require amendments to the constitution of the United States and the Charter of the United Nations; and
Whereas, Article V of the constitution empowers the Congress of the United States to propose amendments to the constitution; now therefore be it
Resolved, that the Massachusetts Senate calls upon the Congress of the United States to propose amendments to the constitution of the United States which will enable participation in a representative world federal government; and be it further
Resolved, that a copy of these resolutions be transmitted forthwith by the clerk of the Senate to the President of the United States, the presiding officer of each branch of Congress and the members thereof from the commonwealth.
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