During October, 24 UU Clergy (click HERE to see list) endorsed the following statement in support of amending the Elliott Larsen Civil Rights Act to extend equal rights to Michigan citizens from Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender communities.
"As clergy, we affirm the inherent worth and dignity of every person. We speak out to ensure equal protection for all who live and love in our State of Michigan. As people of faith, we call on our elected officials to amend the Elliott Larsen Civil Rights Act to protect Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender Michigan residents."
Click HERE to read a new Restaurant Opportunities Center - Michigan report, released October 22nd, that shines a light on race and gender segregation and discrimination in the Metro Detroit restaurant industry. MUUSJN is involved in this issue.
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Urge your State Representative (click HERE for list) to expand the rights of ALL LGBT persons in Michigan under the Elliot Larsen Civil Rights Act. Click HERE for news article about Harbor UU Church's Nov 12th forum on marriage equality. Click HERE for handout from a Nov 12th forum on Elliot Larsen at the UU Fellowship of
Mt. Pleasant with background on Elliot Larsen rights.