Notes From the Social Justice Committee, Hopedale UU Community

Our Second Sunday Collection on May 14: Reproduction Rights
Ohioans for Reproductive Freedom and Ohio Physicians for Reproductive Rights are the organizations planning a ballot issue in 2023 that would enshrine abortion rights in the state constitution. Now the anti-choice majority in the Ohio legislature is planning to replace the 50% + votes needed to pass a ballot issue with a 60% + requirement! Let’s help these organizations beat the extremists in the Statehouse. For more information go to: &

To donate for the Second Sunday collection, make checks payable to “HUUC” and put “Freedom” in the memo space. Donations can be placed in the rainbow basket on May 14th or sent to the Hopedale Treasurers.

Issues on the Ballot at the Ohio Legislature
The Ohio Representatives and Senators may have a gerrymandered advantage to bully higher education, but college students, university faculty and staff, and advocates ae turning out to voice concern over how SB 83 will force authoritative state laws that threaten freedom and diversity on college campuses. Go to:

There is so much going on. To better keep an eye on what’s going on in the Legislature, set up notifications of your favorite issue at:

Upcoming Social Justice Dates (denominational events in bold)

Thursday, May 11 HUUC Social Justice Zoom meeting 7:00 (contact Liz Woedl for link)

Saturday, May 13 UU Council of Greater Cincinnati Meeting, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, May 17 International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, Biphobia.

Thursday, May 17 PFLAG Community Meeting, 6:00 pm at Lane Library (Legal Takes with Scott Knox, attorney)

Author: lizwoedl


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