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UUA President Issues Statement on Maine Marriage Equality Defeat

Rev. Peter Morales, president of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), released the following statement today:

"I am deeply disappointed by yesterday’s vote by the people of Maine to withhold the right of equal marriage from same-sex couples. As is too often the case, fear and misinformation have stood in the way of justice.

"Unitarian Universalists and other people of faith across America remain firmly committed to equality, and we will not be deterred from working for a better future for same-sex couples and their families. Guided by our religious commitments to justice and compassion, supporters of marriage equality will continue to stand on the side of love."

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Peter Morales

Peter Morales

The Rev. Peter Morales is the eighth president of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA). He was elected in June 2013 to a second four-year term. Prior to his election, Morales served as the senior minister at Jefferson Unitarian Church in Golden, Colorado. From 2002 to 2004, Morales was the UUA Director for...

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