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While some churches have responded to the Boy Scouts of America’s recent decision to end a ban on openly gay scout leaders by cutting ties with the organization, Unitarian Universalist churches are considering reconnecting with the group. The Rev. Leah Hart-Landsberg of Fox Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Appleton, Wisconsin, is celebrating the move towards equality. (Post-Crescent – 2.26.16)
People from many different religious backgrounds came together at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Boulder, Colorado, to discuss gun violence prevention. The Rev. Kelly Dignan led the multifaith worship service, which highlighted the unity among religious and community groups to strengthen gun violence prevention in Boulder. (Daily Camera – 2.28.16)
“Jews, Christians and Muslims unite to talk about gun violence prevention” (Denver 7 ABC – 2.29.16)
Attorney Thomas Kielty is representing three Unitarian Universalists who participated in a counter protest of a Ku Klux Klan rally in Anaheim, California, over the weekend. The counter protesters were arrested after violence broke out between them and the Klan members. (The Orange County Register – 3.2.16)
“3 People Stabbed After KKK Rally in Anaheim Turns Violent” (NBC Los Angeles – 2.28.16)
UU World reported on this story as well.
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Rachel Walden is the communications specialist in the UUA Office of Information and Public Witness.
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