Responsive resolutions on Article II, Article XV, and African visas

Monday, July 13, 2009

The final texts of the responsive resolutions adopted by the UUA General Assembly during the final plenary session June 28 are now online: “Responsive Resolutions on Inclusion: Two…

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Final texts of Actions of Immediate Witness now online

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

The six social witness resolutions introduced by petition and adopted by the 2009 UUA General Assembly in Salt Lake City last month are now online: Action of Immediate…

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Gini Courter thanks all who took part in elections

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

UUA Moderator Gini Courter, who was elected to a second full term at the General Assembly in Salt Lake City June 27, sent the following letter to the…

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Official 2009 UUA election results

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Here’s a PDF of the official final vote count in this year’s UUA elections, showing vote totals by on-site and absentee ballots for all races.

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Courter apologizes for missing post-election event

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

UUA Moderator Gini Courter apologized to the General Assembly during her annual report Sunday afternoon for not attending a post-election celebration Saturday night. Some delegates had interpreted her…

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Trustees start awkwardly, but seek common vision

Monday, June 29, 2009

After a mid-morning break, the UUA Board of Trustees—which is meeting for the first time with newly-elected UUA President Peter Morales—acknowledged that they started awkwardly this morning. “We…

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Board welcomes Morales, asks about new relationship

Monday, June 29, 2009

After each trustee briefly introduced himself or herself at this morning Board of Trustees meeting in Salt Lake City, UUA Moderator Gini Courter said, “I don’t know if…

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UUA Board gathers with newly elected president

Monday, June 29, 2009

The UUA Board of Trustees is meeting this morning with newly installed UUA President Peter Morales in Salt Lake City. At the opening of this morning’s meeting, the…

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General Assembly is over, but our coverage continues

Sunday, June 28, 2009

With a benediction from President Peter Morales, the 2009 General Assembly has concluded—but UU World will continue to publish news related to the General Assembly here at the…

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Peter Morales installed as UUA president

Sunday, June 28, 2009

The Rev. William G. Sinkford has given a charge to his successor as UUA president, the Rev. Peter Morales, quoting from each of his surviving predecessors in the…

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Saying goodbye to Sinkford, welcoming new leaders

Sunday, June 28, 2009

During the closing ceremonies of the 2009 General Assembly, UUA Executive Vice President has just thanked the Rev. William G. Sinkford for his ministry as president of the…

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A few final figures from the 2009 General Assembly

Sunday, June 28, 2009

The General Assembly raised $29,726 in Sunday morning’s collection for the Salt Lake City Pride Center. UUA Secretary Paul Rickter reported Sunday afternoon that 1,991 delegates attended the…

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Resolution calls for inquiry into African visa denials

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Dale Hill, from River Road UU Congregation in Bethesda, Md., proposed a responsive resolution in response to President Sinkford’s report on his trip to Africa and his introduction…

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Assembly rejects proposal to delay Mosaic Project

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Finley C. Campbell, a member of First Unitarian Church of Chicago who called himself an “Old Black Dude, ’34,” offered a responsive resolution urging the UUA to delay…

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G.A. responds to failed Article II revision

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Delegates brought a variety of responsive resolutions to the final plenary of the 2009 General Assembly in response to the Commission on Appraisal’s proposed revision of Bylaw Article…

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G.A. opposes violence against sexual minorities in Iraq

Sunday, June 28, 2009

The General Assembly has adopted Action of Immediate Witness 6, “Oppose Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity-Based Violence in Iraq,” which urges UUs to pressure the U.S. government to…

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Delegates call for commission of inquiry into U.S. torture

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Delegates to the UUA General Assembly have just adopted Action of Immediate Witness 5, “U.S.-Sponsored Torture: A Call for a Commission of Inquiry,” which endorses the National Religious…

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Delegates support Bolivian UU human rights struggle

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Delegates are adopting Actions of Immediate Witness so quickly we’re falling just a bit behind here in the blogging department! The General Assembly adopted Action of Immediate Witness…

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General Assembly supports Red Rock Wilderness Act

Sunday, June 28, 2009

The UUA General Assembly has just adopted Action of Immediate Witness 3, “In Support of America’s Red Rock Wilderness Act,” which calls for the passage of S 799/HR…

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Delegates urge ratification of nuclear test ban treaty

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Delegates to the UUA General Assembly have just adopted Action of Immediate Witness 2, “U.S. Ratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty,” which urges the United States…

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