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Washington Passes Law Prohibiting Conversion Therapy

A Michigan civil rights commission recently decided that discrimination based on gender identity or sexual orientation are included in sex discrimination.

June 6th, 2018

  Washington’s Governor Jay Inslee recently signed into law SB 7522, which protects LGBTQ individuals from conversion therapy. The bill is the result of efforts by the National Center for Lesbian Rights and Equal Rights Washington. These groups have long advocated for the prohibition of conversion therapy throughout the country. In response to this decision, Read More


Lawsuit Against Ohio’s Prohibition of Gender Changes on Birth Certificates

New Jersey advanced a bill that would require children to receive a vaccination unless their parents explained how it violated their religious beliefs.

May 18th, 2018

Lambda Legal, in combination with the American Civil Liberties (ACLU) of Ohio, recently initiated legal action against the state of Ohio for its policy that prohibits people from changing the gender marker on their birth certificates. Ohio, as well as Kansas and Tennessee, are the only states that decline to change gender designations even after Read More


The Role of Released Time Programs

Released time refers to programs in which students voluntarily receive religious education during the course of the school year.

January 26th, 2018

  An increasing number of schools throughout the United States have begun to offer released time programs. Released time refers to programs in which students voluntarily receive religious education during the course of the school year. These programs are almost always required to occur outside of school buildings and are limited to how many hours Read More


What is a Hate Crime?

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September 17th, 2016

Oklahoma is often in the news with regards to religious matters and we have even recently discussed the state’s controversial handling of religious Christian symbolism in the form of the Ten Commandments being placed upon the Capitol’s lawn. You can read about that matter here. Recently, a tragic story made headlines when a man who Read More


Understanding Summary Judgment: A Useful Way to Win

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October 23rd, 2015

Understanding the legal process may be seen by some as within the sole confines of a lawyer’s job, and that they as laypersons in the legal field are on a ‘need to know’ basis.  It might be helpful, though, to be able to know what happens to the majority of lawsuits that are filed in Read More


Pardon me: A Church’s Call for an End to Hypocrisy

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August 27th, 2015

The waves that Pope Francis I has been making across the globe have made numerous headlines in recent news history.  What has not gotten as much attention, but is along similar lines as much of the papal doctrines against hypocrisy, is the United Life Church’s call to President Obama.  The Church is calling for the Read More


Blogger and Universal Life Church Minister Faces Mormon Excommunication

Blogger faces mormon excommunication for ULC affiliation

February 11th, 2015

A Mormon blogger faces disciplinary action by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for supporting same-sex marriage, backing the ordination of women to the priesthood, criticizing Mormon orthodox teachings, and for becoming ordained as a Universal Life Church Minister.  The Universal Life Church supports equal rights for all whether it be marriage equality Read More


Religious Displays on Public Property

Statue of Moses bearing the 10 Commandments in a courtroom.

January 7th, 2015

This time of year news articles and blogs from all around the nation are filled with stories of the controversy over whether religious displays can be on public property.  Holiday displays with religious symbolism are at the center of these debates.  Universal Life Church takes an interest in the constitutional debate over separation of church Read More


Non-Denominational Ordination on the Rise

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March 13th, 2013

The number of people turning away from traditional churches has never been higher in our society. However, interest in spirituality itself is continuing to increase, and many people are seeking a more personal spiritual path. Following a flock just doesn’t have the same depth of meaning that most people today are searching for in their Read More


Universal Life Church Thanks David Cameron on Supporting Gay Marriage

British Prime Minister David Cameron, gay marriage, same sex weddings

December 11th, 2012

British Prime Minister Announces Plans to Allow Gay Weddings in Churches British Prime Minister David Cameron is expected to announce plans to allow gay marriage inside British churches within the next week. This development shows that Cameron, who began his first term as Prime Minister in 2010, has made a 180 degree turn on his Read More