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I’m not sure who to ask this: Why does my bold and strike-through that I so carefully put in my post not show up?!! Can it be corrected? Thanks for any help you can offer. It’s very discouraging that my Fellowship and I put so much thought into Amendment ideas, but the ideas don’t come across clearly in the post because of formatting problems.
I have a similar issue, and haven’t been sure where/how to ask a question about it: I submitted 3 suggestions in one day, and got emails confirming 2 of them. I never received an email about the 3rd one.
My understanding is that the form was live for the month of April ONLY. After that, there will be open discussions which you can attend virtually. See this link and Heading "Discussing Amendment Ideas: May: Article II Study and Amendment Process | UUA.org
You will need to register to attend the discussions.