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  • Amendment 4, if passed, will have a huge impact byin enfranchising over 1.4 million people with past felony convictions. This will dismantle Jim-Crow era laws which disproportionately target people of color. Amendment 4 aligns with our UU values of dignity and democratic process by allowing...

Social Justice Statements

  • 1973 General Resolution
    WHEREAS, today's society appears to worship youth and neglect the talent and problems of its elderly citizens; BE IT RESOLVED: That the...
  • 2013 Action of Immediate Witness
    BECAUSE Unitarian Universalists believe in the inherent worth and dignity of every human person, and in the use of the democratic process...
  • 2013 Statement of Conscience
    A belief in “the inherent worth and dignity of every person” is core to Unitarian Universalism: every person, no exceptions. As religious...
  • 1971 General Resolution
    WHEREAS, the Unitarian Universalist Association opposes any kind of surveillance of private citizens or government employees; and WHEREAS,...
  • 2004 Statement of Conscience
    Preamble Liberty is at the core of our Unitarian Universalist faith. Civil liberties are at the heart of our American experiment in...
  • 1963 General Resolution
    WHEREAS, the United States is founded on the principles of individual rights and civil liberties, embodied in the Bill of Rights of the...
  • 1962 General Resolution
    WHEREAS, segregation and discrimination wherever practiced continue to be a matter of major national and international concern and reflect...
  • 1989 Resolution of Immediate Witness
    WHEREAS, the 1989 General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association has passed a resolution entitled AIDS/HIV CRISIS that condemns...
  • 1989 Resolution of Immediate Witness
    BECAUSE, the member congregations of the Unitarian Universalist Association covenant to affirm and promote the inherent worth and dignity...
  • 1990 Resolution of Immediate Witness
    GUIDED by the Unitarian Universalist Association's commitment to justice, equity, and compassion in human relations and the inherent worth...
  • 1991 Resolution of Immediate Witness
    WHEREAS the Supreme Court of the United States on May 23, l99l, upheld a Bush Administration regulation which withholds all funding...
  • 1986 Resolution of Immediate Witness
    WHEREAS, the Bylaws of the Unitarian Universalist Association affirm the inherent worth and dignity of every person, and justice, equity...
  • 2011 Action of Immediate Witness
    BECAUSE Unitarian Universalists (UUs) believe in the “inherent worth and dignity of every person,” and in the “use of the democratic...
  • 2011 Action of Immediate Witness
    BECAUSE Unitarian Universalist Principles affirm the goal of a just community, representing unity in our multiracial world; WHEREAS the...
  • 2009 Action of Immediate Witness
    As we support the struggles of the Iranian people to have their voices heard and their votes counted, we must ensure the same for voters in...
  • 1978 Business Resolution
    WHEREAS, the 1977 General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association adopted a general resolution on the Equal Rights Amendment,...
  • 1978 General Resolution
    WHEREAS, the heritage of religious freedom extends into the nature of life and destiny; and WHEREAS, through advances in science and...
  • 1977 Business Resolution
    WHEREAS, there are millions of persons in the United States and Canada who are blind, deaf, physically or mentally disabled, or otherwise...
  • 1977 Business Resolution
    WHEREAS, the Commission on Appraisal has studied the representative nature of the General Assembly; and WHEREAS, we ourselves...
  • 1977 Business Resolution
    WHEREAS, currently there are efforts being made to insert the creation story of Genesis into public school science textbooks; and WHEREAS,...
  • 1977 Business Resolution
    WHEREAS, since March 4, 1977, several states, including Florida, Illinois, Georgia, and Arizona, have considered and not passed the Equal...
  • 1977 General Resolution
    WHEREAS, an amendment to the United States Constitution to provide equal rights for women has been ratified by thirty-five states; and...
  • 1976 General Resolution
    WHEREAS, Philip L. Allen, an active member of the First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles and a student at Los Angeles City College, has been...
  • 1976 General Resolution
    WHEREAS, Senate Bill #1, the Criminal Justice Reform Act of 1975, in attempting to reform the outdated US Criminal Code, has presented us...
  • 1980 General Resolution
    WHEREAS, the Unitarian Universalist Association and its member societies have a longstanding commitment to use their power self-consciously...
  • 1980 General Resolution
    WHEREAS, both Houses of the United States Congress have voted to fund draft registration; and WHEREAS, previous General Assemblies of the...
  • 1976 General Resolution
    Because of our concern for freedom of conscience and the respect which should be accorded all persons at time of death, and because of our...
  • 1976 General Resolution
    WHEREAS, it has become public knowledge, as a result of investigative journalism and of subsequent Congressional hearings, that government...
  • 1980 Business Resolution
    WHEREAS, the US Congress is now considering proposals on a new charter for the federal intelligence community; and WHEREAS, US intelligence...
  • 1980 General Resolution
    WHEREAS, the Unitarian Universalist Association and its member societies have a longstanding commitment to use their power self-consciously...
  • 1981 Business Resolution
    WHEREAS, a new international Convention for the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women was approved by the United Nations...
  • 1974 Business Resolution
    WHEREAS, it has been one of the strongest traditions of our Unitarian Universalist religious movement to honor freedom of the press; and...
  • 1981 Business Resolution
    WHEREAS, the Radical Religious Right is a threat to the values of a free church and free society, values which the Universalist and...
  • 1974 General Resolution
    WHEREAS, the interaction of human and technological forces has become increasingly complex and has resulted in awesome power and...
  • 1981 Business Resolution
    THAT, while the Board of Trustees of the Unitarian Universalist Association supports the right of religious leaders of whatever persuasion...
  • 1974 General Resolution
    WHEREAS, US Supreme Court decisions announced on June 24, 1974 have returned the Supreme Court to a case-by-case determination of what is...
  • 1981 Business Resolution
    WHEREAS, the American Unitarian Association was one of the founders of the International Association of Religious Freedom (IARF); and as...
  • 1973 General Resolution
    WHEREAS, fewer than twenty states in the United States have enacted "shielding" legislation and there is no federal legislation of this...
  • 1973 General Resolution
    BE IT RESOLVED: That the 1973 General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association reaffirms its support of the principle of...

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