The effort by Democrats to have the United nations set our tax, environment and Second Amendment polices goes back to the earliest days of the United Nations. In 1992 San Fran Nan spoke at a House of Representatives hearing, begging Congress to give up the Constitution in favor of Agenda 21 and the United Nations.
“The resolution also urges the United States to identify and initiate further agreements to protect the global environment and to support the creation of a high-level U.N. Sustainable Development Commission headed by an Undersecretary General. The President is urged to report to Congress on the progress of these steps.”
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Mr. Speaker, Mr. Fascell, Mr. Broomfield, Mr. Yatron, Mr. Bereuter, and members of the Foreign Affairs Committee, are to be commended for their efforts to expedite consideration of this legislation.
The Earth Summit Environmental Leadership Act, presents us with the opportunity to follow up on the important work of the Earth summit to develop its blueprint–agenda 21–for global environmental action.
House Concurrent Resolution 353 outlines a comprehensive national strategy for sustainable development, in accordance with the principles of agenda 21, to be coordinated under the leadership of a specific office and the direction of a high-level government official.
The resolution also urges the United States to identify and initiate further agreements to protect the global environment and to support the creation of a high-level U.N. Sustainable Development Commission headed by an Undersecretary General. The President is urged to report to Congress on the progress of these steps.
House Concurrent Resolution 353 is supported by the administration. I have been in contact with the appropriate offices of the State Department and have incorporated their suggestions in the resolution. The 71 cosponsors of this measure include one-half the members of the Foreign Affairs Committee and all of the House delegates to the Earth summit. It is also supported by the major United States ‘ nongovernmental organizations.
The Earth summit presented world leaders with an opportunity that should not be lost. We must now embark on a new course that will sustain our planet and its resources for the benefit of future generations. This resolution calls on the United States to assert its leadership to achieve this goal.
I urge my colleagues to support this resolution. Thank you, again, to Members of the Foreign Affairs Committee, for their recognition of the importance and timeliness of this resolution.
We must make the promise of Rio a reality.
This was found on C SPAN House Session 758.
Also, the Draft General Plan for San Benito County will implement many of the features of Agenda 21. The plan can be found HERE, and then click PROJECT DOCUMENTS. Check it out, especially Section 3 – Land Use element.