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:
The UUA's Standing on the Side of Love campaign has created an electronic petition to discourage corporate membership in ALEC. In the past days alone, McDonald’s, Pepsi, Coca-Cola, Kraft, and Wendy’s have all agreed to cut ties with ALEC due to pressure from consumers like you and me. Let’s keep up the pressure.
Please join the leadership of our denomination in asking Amazon, Visa, Federal Express, and UPS to cut their ties with ALEC. For more information and to sign the petition, just click on the link below:
Petition from the Standing on the Side of Love campaign: