The Asatru Alliance promotes the native culture of the Northern European peoples. However , we do not practice , preach , or promote hatred , bigotry , or racism . We believe that Northern Europeans can believe and promote their own culture and heritage in a positive manner , this is expressed through our native religion . Asatru .
We do not promote or condone activities of the left or right within our religion , any manifestations of political activity is outlawed by the By Laws of the Asatru Alliance
Simply speaking . . . we have banded to actively promote the ancient culture and religion of Asatru . . . as practiced by our ancient Northern Eoropean Ancestors . . . that , and nothing more .
BY-LAWS OF THE ASATRU ALLIANCE
AS APPROVED AT ALTHING, JUNE 11, 2243 RUNIC ERA
1. Asatru is the ethnic religion of the NorthernEuropean peoples .
2. The Asatru Alliance is a free association of Independent kindreds seeking to preserve and protect the ancient faith of our ancestors .
3. The Alliance is organized along democratic lines . permitting the full expression of our religious opinions , opting for the preservation and sanctity of our Asatru Faith .
4. The Alliance is apolitical ; it is not a front for , nor shall it promote any political views of the ' Right ' or ' Left ' . Our Sacred temples, groves and Moots shall remain free of any political manifestations .
5. The Alliance does not espouse a priest class . Each kindred is free to determine its own spiritual and tribal needs .
6. The Alliance will promote the growth of Asatru through the sponsoring of national and regional Things and Moots . We will also publish books , magazines , and newsletters , as needed to achieve our goals .
7. A Thing Speaker will be chosen for Allthing by the host kindred . The Thing speaker may convene the Thing as needed . Althing Delegates of record shall serve as a standing legislative body with full authority of the Thing , until the commencement of the next Althing. The Thing Speaker or any delegate of record can call for a caucus of delegates for suitable cause .
8. The Thing has absolute authority in dealing with by laws or other issues of The Asatru Alliance.
1. The Alliance will promote the establishment and growth of kindreds .
2. The Alliance will not interfere with the functions of kindreds unless petitioned by a majority of members of said kindred for aid .
3. Kindreds are free to apply for membership to the Alliance , or leave the Alliance, as voted upon by a majority of the subject kindred membership .
4. A kindred shall consist of at least three members and meet on a regular basis .
5. Alliance kindreds are strongly urged to incorporate or be chartered by a legally incorporated Alliance kindred .
6. Each kindred is expected to send at least one delegate to the Althing each year . No attendance , no vote . Kindreds may address the Thing by proxy .
7. Any kindred can be removed for cause from the Alliance by the majority vote of Thing delegates after a fair hearing .
1. Any member of an Alliance kindred is a member of the Alliance .
2. Any person wishing to join the Alliance can only do so by joining a kindred of the Alliance .
3. Three or more individuals of the Asatru Community can band together and form a kindred , and apply to the Alliance for membership . They must send a representative to the Thing with a formal petition for membership . This petition will be studied and voted upon at the next or a future Althing .
1. These By-Laws are to be approved or amended at each Althing .