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Challenge To Pennsylvania Legislative Prayer Practices Survive Motion To Dismiss

In Fields v. Speaker of  the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, (MD PA, April 28, 2017), a Pennsylvania federal district court in a 33-page opinion refused to dismiss on the pleadings... [read more]

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Arkansas Disorderly Conduct Law Upheld Against Abortion Protesters

In Duhe v. City of Little Rock, Arkansas, (ED AR, April 27, 2017), an Arkansas federal district court upheld the constitutionality of Arkansas' disorderly conduct statute in a suit by two par... [read more]

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Daisy Hernández Woke My Duende and Led Me To Start a Bookstore By and For People of Color

By Angela Maria Spring Sometimes it takes a cataclysmic event to unearth who we are. Even though I’ve been a bookseller of color for sixteen years, I didn’t fully realize until last year how gr... [read more]

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Toward Democratic Possibilities: Revisiting “Another Kind of Public Education”

By Patricia Hill Collins On August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D. C. , and delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech to an esti... [read more]

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Updates from the Interim Co-Presidents

UUA Interim Co-Presidents, the Revs. Sofia Betancourt and William Sinkford and Dr. Leon Spencer, offer updates on their work and comment on recent Board of Trustees decisions to financially suppo... [read more]

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India's Supreme Court To Hear Constitutional Challenge To Personal Status Laws

News Click yesterday carried a lengthy article surveying the background and importance of the Shayara Bano case which will be heard by a 5-judge panel of India's Supreme Court next month. ... [read more]

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Reconnecting with Ma by Setting Her Story to the Page

A Q&A with Marianne Leone My mother was a singular, irrepressible individual. Her wake, held in the working class area of Newton where I grew up called “The Lake,” was like a celebrity’s... [read more]

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Love Resists

Since January, nearly 15,000 Unitarian Universalists have signed the Declaration of Conscience. Continue reading Love Resists. [read more]

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Show Your Solidarity

Unitarian Universalists are known for showing up--and wearing distinctive yellow Standing on the Side of Love (SSL) shirts when they do. Get your own SSL shirts, signs, stoles, and more at in Sp... [read more]

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Olbermann: GOP self-destruction imminent

In a Special Comment, Countdown’s Keith Olbermann advises Republicans that clinging to obsolete ideas and resorting to extremist rhetoric will only undermine the party's relevance and America wi... [read more]

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An American cry for help

In a Special Comment, Countdown’s Keith Olbermann shares his personal experience with a real life 'death panel' situation and scorns the unfairness of health insurance in America. [read more]

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Action Alert: Gaza

Sadly, the dismal conditions in Gaza are causing enormous hardship for the people there, with particularly harsh effects on children. Churches for Middle East Peace, a coalition founded in part by ... [read more]

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Olbermann: Beware fear's racist temptation

In a Special Comment, Keith Olbermann explores the relationship between fear and racism and encourages Americans who are distressed about the nation's future to avoid political groups that appeal ... [read more]

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Creating Change

I hadn’t been in 15 years! But last week I packed up and headed for Dallas to the Creating Change Conference, an annual gathering of the glbtq clan. My 13 year old said, “I don’t get it. W... [read more]

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American Prayer Hour a Success

Hundreds of people of faith gathered on Thursday, February 4th in more than 20 cities around the country for the American Prayer Hour, an interfaith response to the National Prayer Breakfast, which... [read more]

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New Survey

Want to do this survey of 18+ individuals who grew up in a UU religious education program and/or participated in YRUU/LRY? All responses are anonymous and confidential. No personal or private info... [read more]

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Media Nation's new home

I ended up moving a little more quickly on this than I had intended. But Media Nation, hosted on Blogspot. com since 2005, has now moved to its own server. Please click here to keep reading. And ad... [read more]

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Alpha-testers wanted

Shhhh . .. no one is supposed to know. But would you mind taking a peek at an early version of what may wind up as the new Media Nation? It's built with Word Press, and you'll find it here. Don'... [read more]

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A Taylor-made Globe?

In what may prove to be very good news for readers of the Boston Globe, a group led by Stephen Taylor — a prominent member of the family that sold the paper to the New York Times Co. in 1993 — ... [read more]

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Letter from Bill Sinkford acknowledging end of YRUU - September 13, 2008

Dear Friends,I am excited to share with you recent positive developments in the transition in our Unitarian Universalist (UU) youth ministry. Based on feedback from the UU youth community and othe... [read more]

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URGENT: Committed youth advocates needed!

Hello All,I have just returned from General Assembly in Fort Lauderdale, FL, the UUA's annual business meeting. The Youth and Young Adult Empowerment Resolution which you may have heard of was pas... [read more]

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Duncan Metcalfe

Okay. I have spent a lot of time thinking about how I feel about this. I have spent a lot of time thinking about what I want to add to this discussion, and I want people to read these things as org... [read more]

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Consultation History...

UUA HISTORY OF CONSULTATION ON MINISTRY TO AND WITH YOUTH [read more]

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Ben Alexander

Thanks to the bloggers for recognizing the importance of an institutional memory for YRUU. I wish we had this technology during LRY's existence. I am so sad that the UUA still seems to have it's ... [read more]

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