UUA President Convicted in Civil Disobedience Case
On the one-year anniversary of his civil disobedience in Phoenix, while protesting Arizona’s crackdown on undocumented immigrants, UUA President Peter Morales stood trial in the Maricopa County Justice Court. With him in the July 29 trial were Salvador Reza, a lead organizer with the immigrant rights group Puente Arizona, and two others. On Friday, August 5, all four defendants were found guilty on misdemeanor charges of failing to comply with a police officer.