WHEREAS, a standard of agreed-upon truth is essential for all societies, and
WHEREAS our society is built on a bedrock of pure and applied science, and
WHEREAS the bedrock of that science is an agreement on an objective reality agreed on by the preponderance of evidence, and
WHEREAS such objective truths can be agreed upon and furthered only by a commitment to truth in evidence and argument,
WHEREAS the Pro-Truth Pledge (https://www.protruthpledge.org) is a promise to speak truth and to uphold it in public discourse,
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the 48th Legislative District Democrats of Washington calls for the adoption of the Pro-Truth Pledge by it’s members and representatives to ensure a furtherance of civil discourse in an enlightened society;
THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the 48th Legislative District Democrats of Washington urges our elected federal, state and local officials to adopt the Pro-Truth Pledge so that we may judge and trust their honesty and integrity in doing the business of the people;
THEREFORE BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED that this resolution shall be forwarded to the Washington State Democratic Central Committee.