ALEC Action Alert

UULMNJ’s Economic Justice Task Force as been looking at the corporate influence of ALEC (American Legislative Exchange Council) in our legislative process.  The laws ALEC promotes stand in stark contrast to several of our Unitarian Universalist principles.  For example, they  have drafted the following legislation:

  • SB 1070 and its anti-immigrant copycats violate the spirit of “The inherent worth and dignity of every person.
  • Voter I.D. proposals that disproportionately disenfranchise minorities fly in the face of “The right of conscience and the use of the ...
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Ridgewood: Education Equity

At the UULMNJ recent Plenary, the emerging issues group decided upon the following action. We are looking for volunteers for this worthwhile emerging task force. The message below is from Rev. Charlie Ortman who chaired the meeting.

Dear Members of UULMNJ Congregations,

Our friends at the Ridgewood UU Congregation, under the leadership of Helen Lindsay, have written a letter that can be addressed to either the Governor or to state Legislators regarding Education Equity. We want to get this letter out to ...

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