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Social Justice Statements

  • 1969 General Resolution
    BE IT RESOLVED: That the 1969 General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association affirms its adherence to the following principles...
  • 1986 General Resolution
    WHEREAS, the principles of religious liberty require the protection of the right of conscience in reproductive matters as deeply religious...
  • 1987 Business Resolution
    WHEREAS, the 1970 General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association ("UUA") adopted a resolution calling on all UUA churches,...
  • 1970 General Resolution
    OBSERVING: That for seventy years the citizens of the District of Columbia enjoyed local home rule, then in the troubled period following...
  • 1987 General Resolution
    BECAUSE, Unitarian Universalists believe that the inherent worth and dignity of every person, the right of individual conscience, and...
  • 1970 General Resolution
    SHARING the fears of such authorities as Arthur Goldberg and Roy Wilkins, etc., regarding governmental terror campaigns against dissenting...
  • 1968 General Resolution
    BE IT RESOLVED: That the 1968 General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association: Reaffirms its call for the abolition of the House...
  • 1968 General Resolution
    BE IT RESOLVED: That the 1968 General Assembly commends the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders for its comprehensive and...
  • 1970 General Resolution
    WHEREAS, the present local, state or provincial and federal laws in the United States and Canada regarding the growing, sale, trade,...
  • 1968 General Resolution
    BE IT RESOLVED: That the 1968 General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association: Commends the President and the United States...
  • 1967 General Resolution
    AFFIRMING: That a strong legislative branch of federal government is a necessary component of the United States constitutional system and...
  • 1991 General Resolution
    BECAUSE Unitarian Universalists affirm the worth and dignity of every individual; and BECAUSE we affirm justice, equity, and compassion in...
  • 1968 General Resolution
    WHEREAS, controversy over foreign policy and civil rights has been attended by violence, including physical assault and public abuse...
  • 1991 General Resolution
    BECAUSE Unitarian Universalists affirm the inherent worth of every human life; and BECAUSE safe coexistence within society requires...
  • 1970 Business Resolution
    In keeping with the long-standing moral commitment of Unitarian Universalists expressed by the 1966 General Assembly in its Statement of...
  • 1967 General Resolution
    NOTING: That present administration of the Selective Service System has resulted in many inequities and uncertainties for the young men...
  • 1967 Business Resolution
    DECLARING: That tax exemption for churches and church property may amount to a government subsidy to religious organizations which is...
  • 1970 General Resolution
    RECOGNIZING: That women have minority status in terms of employment opportunities, legal rights, the educational system, political power,...
  • 1996 General Resolution
    BECAUSE Unitarian Universalists covenant to affirm the right of conscience and the use of the demo-cratic process within our congregations...
  • 1997 Action of Immediate Witness
    The University of Arizona, in conjunction with Ohio State University, the Max Planck Institute of Germany, and the Arcetri Observatory of...
  • 1997 Action of Immediate Witness
    WHEREAS US Representative Ernest Istook of Oklahoma, along with 116 co-sponsors, introduced the following proposed amendment to the US...
  • 1997 Business Resolution
    BECAUSE Unitarian Universalists affirm the inherent worth and dignity of every person; and BECAUSE Unitarian Universalists promote justice...
  • 1998 Business Resolution
    WHEREAS the year 1998 marks the 150th anniversary of the women's rights convention in the United States, held at Seneca Falls and Rochester...
  • 1998 Action of Immediate Witness
    Among the issues of national and state political importance in the United States, none is of more vital and immediate concern to the...
  • 1999 Action of Immediate Witness
    WHEREAS Unitarian Universalists affirm the inherent worth and dignity of every person and a free and responsible search for truth and...
  • 1999 Action of Immediate Witness
    In the early morning hours of Friday, June 18, 1999, three synagogues in Sacramento, California, were set on fire. The three synagogues—...
  • 1999 Statement of Conscience
    We live in a global village that brings people of diverse economic, cultural, and religious backgrounds into close and interdependent...
  • 2000 Action of Immediate Witness
    Scope: Continental On April 26, 2000, the exiled Tibetan government issued a report on Environment and Development Issues since the...
  • 2000 Action of Immediate Witness
    Scope: US Whereas the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, an organization formed by the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. to aid in the...
  • 2000 Action of Immediate Witness
    Scope: US Because Unitarian Universalists believe in the worth and dignity of everyone and have respect for all life; Whereas General...
  • 1966 General Resolution
    FURTHER RESOLVED: That we urge the Unitarian Universalist Association to become increasingly aware of the problems and potentials of older...
  • 1966 General Resolution
    RESOLVED: That the Unitarian Universalist Association urges the complete abolition of capital punishment in all United States and Canadian...
  • 2000 Action of Immediate Witness
    Scope: US As the 39th Annual General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association held its Opening Ceremony the evening of June 22,...
  • 2000 Action of Immediate Witness
    Scope: US The health and integrity of the American democracy at the national, state, and local levels depends, in large measure, on fair...
  • 2001 Action of Immediate Witness
    For decades, the federal government has awarded grants and contracts to religious groups to provide social services. However, to protect...
  • 1965 General Resolution
    WHEREAS, federal, state and city narcotics laws declare the habitual use of narcotics to be a crime, while narcotics addiction is...
  • 1965 General Resolution
    WHEREAS, registration procedures and the November 1964 elections in the state of Mississippi were conducted by the officials in that state...
  • 1965 Business Resolution
    BE IT RESOLVED: That whenever an effort is made to impose on the membership of a local congregation restrictions based on race, color, sex...
  • 1965 General Resolution
    Freedom of thought, speech and assembly being particularly essential in colleges and universities where minds must be completely unfettered...
  • 1965 General Resolution
    AFFIRMING that the right to vote is elemental in our American society; NOTING that major obstacles are still being put by some states...
  • 2002 Statement of Conscience
    Background: This final draft Statement of Conscience of the Unitarian Universalist Association builds upon four social witness statements...
  • 2003 Action of Immediate Witness
    WHEREAS our Unitarian Universalist Principles call upon us to affirm and promote the inherent worth and dignity of every person and to seek...
  • 1964 General Resolution
    WHEREAS, persistent delays in the legislative process of the Congress of the United States result from certain of its traditions,...
  • 1964 General Resolution
    WHEREAS, every phase of the religious education of children ought to be entirely in the hands of their respective parents or of the persons...
  • 1964 General Resolution
    WHEREAS, meeting the medical needs of our aged population is a pressing social problem, and meeting the cost of medical care is frequently...
  • 2004 Responsive Resolution
    The delegates of the 2004 General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations hereby condemn the use of torture by...
  • 2004 Action of Immediate Witness
    The 1994 Assault Weapons Ban Law expires on September 13, 2004. This law outlaws nineteen specific semi-automatic and other weapons. Some...
  • 1964 Business Resolution
    RESOLVED: That in accordance with the purposes and objectives of the Unitarian Universalist Association, this Association and its members...
  • 1964 General Resolution
    RESOLVED: That the Unitarian Universalist Association, at its 1964 General Assembly, reaffirm, defend and promote the supreme worth of...
  • 2005 Study-action Issue
    As detailed on the Commission for Social Witness website .

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