Document:LNC Resolution 29 April 1990 Regarding Lithuania

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Resolved at the April 29, 1990 LNC Meeting:

WHEREAS, the Republic of Lithuania was forcibly incorporated into the Soviet Union in 1940, an illegal action admitted by the Soviet government.

WHEREAS, the Lithuanian people, in a free election, selected leaders who declared this illegal incorporation to be null and void.

WHEREAS, the Bush Administration has acted cowardly and has also refused to recognize the independence of Lithuania, thereby accepting its enslavement.

WHEREAS, the Libertarian Party's platform calls for the right of political secession and that Libertarians support the aspirations of the Lithuanian people to be free of Communist tyranny.

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Libertarian National Committee recognizes the independence of the Republic of Lithuania and of its people from the Soviet Union.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Libertarian National Committee calls on President Bush to recognize the reality of Lithuanian independence and to give the United States' moral support to the Lithuanian people in their struggle for freedom.