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Planned Parenthood Attacked by Gunman

Three people are dead and nine more injured after a lone gunman stormed Colorado Springs' Planned Parenthood and opened fire. The entire ordeal lasted for over five hours and ended with the gunman, Robert L. Dear, in c ...

Category: Disasters Human Rights Politics Social Justice Citizens Rights

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President Jimmy Carter Stands for Equality

A former president had to resign from his faith organization after decades of membership, over a disagreement on the group's views of women. Wage inequality that persists between women and men in the American workforce, ...

Category: Equal Rights Online Ordination Politics Social Equality Social Justice

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Building a Ministry of Service

96664943](/assets/ulc/blog/scaled/mlkmemorial.jpg){.alignleft .size-medium .wp-image-7856 width=200 height=300}The great people whom later generations admire and celebrate are never really superheroes with powers beyond ...

Category: Social Equality Social Justice

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The Tyranny of Extremism

Amid the grief and outpouring of support for those murdered in Paris comes the wailing of tears from another continent, where they are also suffering unspeakable brutality from extremists armed with weapons of war and eq ...

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Sweden Recognizes File-Sharing Religion

The Swedish government has officially recognized a new religion founded on the practice of file-sharing, called "Kopimism". Kopimists subscribe to the tenet that information and knowledge are sacred; for them the act of ...

Category: Equal Rights Freedom of Religion Religion Social Justice Spirituality

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Morality and the Death Penalty

This last week was a tough one for those who oppose the death penalty on moral grounds: i.e. thou shalt not kill. We saw two very different men put to death in two southern states. These men and their circumstances cou ...

Category: Social Justice

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The Legal Guide for Lesbian and Gay Couples

This Legal Guide is a great resource for lesbian and gay couples in almost every situation. Wading through red tape and legalities is never simple, however, for marginalized populations it can be astoundingly and eart ...

Category: Equal Rights Social Equality Social Justice ULC Books

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Presbyterians Vote to Allow Gay Clergy

After 33 years of debate, ranging from polite to contentious, the Presbyterian Church (USA) has voted to overturn a ban on gay clergy. This decision is in no way absolute however, it only states that congregations may al ...

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Freedom of Religion and Online Ordinations

Online ordination is a new hot button issue in religion today with some questioning its validity and bemoaning the secularization of a hallowed institution while others rejoice in the opportunity to have their most sacre ...

Category: Freedom of Religion Human Rights Religion Social Equality Social Justice

Religious Freedom

Hitting the Reset Button

by Neal F. Cox, Guest Blogger I am a liberal. I freely admit it. In fact, I will admit to being so liberal I could make Edward Kennedy look like a Ronald Reagan clone. So if what I have to say offends you, simply becau ...

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