Read on and be informed about the work of UUJusticePA. Our newsletter masthead photo is of the back of the Capitol in Harrisburg.  Our Capital is a beautiful, opulent building but also hides a lot of corruption.  We are working to change that reality.  Our newsletter will be published and e-mailed to all of our supporters early each month.  If you want to include an article, please contact Rev. Joan at


Watching Out for Election Subversion
by Neil Goldstein, Good Government Justice Team Leader

Many knowledgeable observers warn that the legislature will be, or may already be, part of a national Republican effort to use a crazy, fringe legal doctrine to help subvert the 2024 presidential election results if the GOP candidate legitimately loses.

It’s the Independent Legislature Doctrine, which says state legislatures have absolute power to appoint electors. If that happens here and in other battleground states, the U.S. could end up with a president who was chosen not by voters but by partisan state legislators.

As one elections expert put it bluntly to the New Yorker,  Learn more


You must be bold, brave, and courageous and find a way… to get in the way.” – John Lewis

Our first lobby day on September 28 was a great success.  Seven Pennsylvania UUs from the Harrisburg area, Delaware County, Bucks County and Erie visited Representatives in their Capital office to discuss Environmental Justice Issues.

Our overall goal this Fall is to get to know our legislators and make legislators aware that UUs are advocates for justice.  More

Rev. Joan’s Blog 

A plea to UUs to be more than super voters . .. .

We are witnessing one side of our two-party political system literally trying to tear down our democracy.  What can we do to stop them?  Michelle Obama suggests, “You’ve got to vote, vote, vote, vote. That’s it; that’s the way we move forward.”  I’ve heard the same from others.  Our only hope is to elect sensible, democracy-minded and caring officials to our legislature and we can only accomplish that dream if we all vote.  Read On


Advocacy Day 2021: Saturday, November 13
9 am to 4 pm

  • Open to all Unitarian Universalists and our partners
  • A day to learn and strengthen our advocacy and organizing skills

Click Here for the full agenda & registration.

Our Mission:  Pursuing justice by voting, advocating, and making just policies


Tuesday, November 2, 2021  ~  What’s at stake?
A PA Justice of the Supreme Court
PA Judge of the Superior Court

PA Judge of the Commonwealth Court
 AND your local elected officials.



Economic Justice Lobby Day     Tuesday, October 26

ELECTION DAY      Tuesday, November 2

All UU Justice Team Call     Wednesday, November 3
Rescheduled to avoid Election Day

Reproductive Justice Lobby Day     Tuesday, November 9

UUJusticePA Advocacy Day     Saturday, November 13

Criminal Justice Reform Lobby Day     Tuesday, November 16

Happy Thanksgiving     Thursday, November 25           


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