Beliefs

As a club, we endeavor to act on our beliefs. One way we do this is by passing resolutions on legislation and issues, which are communicated to elected officials and others in a variety of ways. Links to all club resolutions are below.

April 15, 2021

The Club adopted a resolution calling for Community Board 8 to support cross town bike lanes.

The Club adopted a resolution calling for President Biden to take action to protect the independence of Justice Department.

March 19, 2021

The Club adopted a resolution calling for the end of child marriage.

The Club adopted a resolution calling for the adoptions of The For the People Act of 2021 (H.R. 1 / S.1) and The John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act (HR4 / S.4263).

The Club updated the resolution (originally passed on July 16, 2020) calling for the codification of norms intended to preserve the integrity of the office of President to include additional acts by former president trump. 

January 7, 2021

The Club adopted the following resolution:

The Four Freedoms Democratic Club calls upon Congress and particularly Representative Maloney and Senators Schumer and Gillibrand to keep Congress in session and take action to condemn Donald Trump inciting a mob to invade the Capitol until Trump resigns, is removed from office through the 25th Amendment or is impeached and removed. The Club authorizes the Club’s Rule of Law Working Group to take other and further action consistent with the goals of this resolution.

July 16, 2020

The Club adopted a resolution calling for the codification of norms intended to preserve the integrity of the office of President. This resolution was updated on March 19 2021

June 29, 2020

The Board adopted a resolution calling for reductions in the NYPD budget and redirection of those funds to education, aid programs, and social services.

June 6, 2020

The Board adopted a resolution calling for police reform.

April 7, 2020

The Club adopted a resolution to provide whistleblower protection to healthcare workers.

October 21, 2019

The Club adopted a resolution to support the full disbursement of the Constitutionally-mandated Foundation Aid funds to New York public schools.

May 2019

To promote death with dignity, the club adopted a resolution calling for the passage of a law that would allow medical aid in dying for those at the end of life in New York.

July 7, 2019

The Club adopted a resolution condemning the Trump Administration's human rights abuses at the border, and calling on Democrats to demand basic humanitarian standards for detainees before voting in favor of any border enforcement measure.

June 10, 2019

The Club adopted a resolution supporting the New York Health Act, which would provide universal health care to all New Yorkers.

The Club adopted a resolution to call on the Democratic House to begin an impeachment inquiry into the President.

April 8, 2019

The Club adopted a resolution supporting a carbon-fee-and-dividend bill pending before the House. 

March 11, 2019

The Club adopted a resolution supporting statewide public matching funds.

February 19, 2019

The Club adopted a resolution supporting congestion pricing.

February 11, 2019

The Club adopted a resolution condemning the Trump administration's tactic of threatening successive government shutdowns in order to secure funding for a border wall.

November 13, 2018

The Club adopted a resolution honoring Ruth Halberg for her many years of service to the community and Democratic Party. 

The Club endorsed a resolution supporting Robert Mueller's investigation.

October 15, 2018

A resolution was presented and adopted condemning white supremacist attacks at the Metropolitan Republican Club on Fri., October 12.

June 11, 2018

The Club passed a resolution on gun safety.

February 12, 2018

The Club voted to endorse a resolution supporting the passage of by New York City Council of bill 1130-A which seek to increase the power of small contributions in New York City elections through an increase in matching funds.

November 30, 2017

The Club voted to endorse a resolution endorsing the Baker-Shultz proposal as a starting point for the regulation of carbon-based fuels, and a list of healthcare "must-haves" that should be part of any healthcare legislation.

March 27, 2017
The Club voted to endorse a resolution calling for a special prosecutor and bipartisan investigative commission into Russian interference into the 2016 election, and whether to endorse a resolution in support of the New York Votes Act (A05312).

February 28, 2017
The Club voted to endorse the Reproductive Health Act (S02796/A01748). The full text of the resolution is available here.

June 29, 2016
The Four Freedoms Democratic Club votes to endorse Senate Bill 1747, to tax and regulate the sale of marijuana in New York state.

May 24, 2016
The Four Freedom Democratic Club hereby resolves that

1. The Democratic presidential nomination process should be reformed so that the Democratic nominee is chosen solely by delegates democratically elected for that purpose. Nothing in this resolution prevents the election of unpledged delegates as long as they are elected in a democratic process.

2. Superdelegates at the 2016 Democratic National Convention should initially vote for the Democratic candidate receiving the popular vote in the district, state, or territory they represent.

January 26, 2016
Four Freedoms Democratic Club endorsed the Vote Better NY Campaign.