Sevier County Democratic Party Bylaws and Values

Our Values

PATRIOTISM
We are loyal, patriotic American citizens who love the United States of America.
JUSTICE
We fully respect and abide by our country’s Constitution and the Bill of Rights.
SERVICE
We voluntarily serve our nation, state, and local communities.
CITIZENSHIP
We believe positive citizenship in everyday life is our civic duty.
DEMOCRACY
We believe our government is truly legitimate only if it is “of the people, by the people,
for the people.”
FREEDOM
We believe no one’s freedom is secure until everyone’s freedom is fully protected.
OPENNESS
We believe healthy democracy requires informed citizens, so government must work
in transparency-not secrecy.
PEACE
We believe our nation’s best defense is a non-aggressive foreign policy that spreads
global equality and human rights by moral example.
OPPORTUNITY
We believe the greatness of any society is measured by how it treats those who are
most vulnerable and disadvantaged.
FAITH
We believe all forms of worship should be honored and respected, and we believe in
the separation of church and state.
TRUTH
We believe human reason and reality-based science are God-given gifts that help
reveal the wonders of the universe.
INDIVIDUALISM
We have absolute respect for human diversity and we defend the right to be different.
STEWARDSHIP
We are committed to protect planet Earth and preserve our natural environment for
the health and enjoyment of all generations.