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1.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... controversy.  BB How It Works, p.69  
We want to stay out of this controversy.


2.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... controversy.  BB A Vision For You, p.154  
The proceeding was shot through with much hard feeling and controversy.


3.
View APPENDIX I, The A.A. Tradition   ... controversy.  BB Appendix I, The A.A. Tradition, p.562  
Ten -- Alcoholics Anonymous has no opinion on outside issues; hence the A.A. name ought never be drawn into public controversy.


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View CONTENTS   ... controversy."  12&12 Contents (Tradition Ten), p.12  
Tradition Ten -- "Alcoholics Anonymous has no opinion on outside issues; hence the A.A. name ought never be drawn into public controversy."


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View CONTENTS   ... controversy.  12&12 Contents (Tradition Ten), p.12  
A.A. does not take sides in any public controversy.


6.
View TRADITION SIX essay   ... controversy.  12&12 Tradition Six, p.158  
A.A. would land exactly in the middle of the wet-dry controversy.


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View TRADITION TEN essay   ... controversy."  12&12 Tradition Ten, p.176  
"Alcoholics Anonymous has no opinion on outside issues; hence the A.A. name ought never be drawn into public controversy."


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View TRADITION TEN essay   ... controversy.  12&12 Tradition Ten, p.176  
All history affords us the spectacle of striving nations and groups finally torn asunder because they were designed for, or tempted into, controversy.


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View TRADITION TEN essay   ... controversy.  12&12 Tradition Ten, pp.178-179  
As we surveyed the wreck of that movement, early A.A. members resolved to keep our Society out of public controversy.


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View TRADITION TEN essay   ... controversy."  12&12 Tradition Ten, p.179  
Thus was laid the cornerstone for Tradition Ten: "Alcoholics Anonymous has no opinion on outside issues; hence the A.A. name ought never be drawn into public controversy."


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View TRADITION TEN essay   ... controversy, because we know that our Society ...  12&12 Tradition Ten, p.177  
In this respect, we do not enter into public controversy, because we know that our Society will perish if it does.


12.
View TRADITION TEN essay   ... controversy, but it didn't have a chance ...  12&12 Tradition Ten, p.178  
Maybe the society could have survived the abolition controversy, but it didn't have a chance from the moment it determined to reform America's drinking habits.


13.
View PREAMBLE   ... controversy, neither endorses nor opposes any causes.  Grapevine Preamble  
A.A. is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy, neither endorses nor opposes any causes.


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View APPENDIX VII, Twelve Concepts (Short Form)   ... controversy; that it never perform acts of ...  BB Appendix VII, Twelve Concepts (Short Form), p.575  
XII. The Conference shall observe the spirit of A.A. tradition, taking care that it never becomes the seat of perilous wealth or power; that sufficient operating funds and reserve be its prudent financial principle; that it place none of its members in a position of unqualified authority over others; that it reach all important decisions by discussion, vote, and, whenever possible, by substantial unanimity; that its actions never be personally punitive nor an incitement to public controversy; that it never perform acts of government, and that, like the Society it serves, it will always remain democratic in thought and action.


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