Action Alerts” are urgent messages posted on the UUJMNC Forward Together website and sent to subscribers urging them to take immediate action with respect to important social justice issues.

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  • Call to Action: Our Vote Is Our Voice October 30, 2018 Election Day (November 6, 2018) is just one week away and early voting (with same day registration) ends this Saturday, November 3rd. As Unitarian Universalists, we covenant to affirm and promote the use of the democratic process in our local communities, in North Carolina, and in our nation. We know that our vote is our voice ...
  • Call to Action: Defeat All Six Constitutional Amendments October 10, 2018 Our Unitarian Universalist faith and values call us to affirm and promote the democratic process in society at large, the inherent worth and dignity of every person, and justice, equality, and compassion in human affairs. Those values are threatened by most, if not all, of the proposed amendments to the North Carolina Constitution that voters will ...
  • Call to Action: End Detention and Separation of Immigrant Families September 20, 2018 The Trump administration recently announced new proposed regulations that would slash long-standing legal protections for immigrant families, allowing the government to detain children indefinitely. This move is the latest in a series of efforts to undermine the 1997 Floressettlement – a crucial legal safeguard that ensures children cannot be detained in federal custody for longer ...
  • Say “No” to Trump Administration’s Policy Separating Undocumented Children and Parents June 18, 2018 The Trump Administration’s “zero tolerance” policy of prosecuting undocumented immigrants who enter the US has has resulted in the separation of almost 3,000 children from their parents over recent weeks (about 45 family separations each and every day) and the construction of massive tent cities to hold these children along the Mexican border. More than two ...
  • Action Alert! Speak Out Against Gun Violence! February 20, 2018 The nation is still reeling after the recent shooting at a high school in Florida that killed fourteen students and three teachers–the 18th school shooting since January 1st and the latest in a long string of mass shootings including Columbine, Virginia Tech, and Sandy Hook, an African American church in South Carolina, a Baptist Church ...
  • Oppose Republican Proposal for Legislative Appointment of Judges December 13, 2017 It’s clear that North Carolina’s Republican-controlled legislature will be pushing to change the way that judges are chosen in North Carolina–repealing the laws that have allowed voters to choose judges and, instead, giving the state legislature the power to appoint judges. (Read more.) There is, perhaps, that could be said in favor of a merit-based appointment ...
  • Call Senators Murkowski & Collins September 25, 2017 Please pick up the phone and call (Republican) Senators Lisa Murkowski of Alaska (202 224 6665) and Susan Collins of Maine (202 224 2523) to ask them to vote against the Graham-Cassidy repeal/replace of the Affordable Care Act which is no better than the last version that the Republicans tried to push through the Senate ...
  • Oppose Graham-Cassidy ACA Repeal! September 23, 2017 Despite opposition from Senators Rand Paul, John McCain, and Susan Collins, the Graham-Cassidy Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) repeal legislation may come up for a vote in the U.S. Senate next week (September 25) despite the fact that the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office has not had time to determine its fiscal and personal impact. A story in ...