Civil liberties are human rights

UUSC upholds individual freedoms in the United States and abroad. In collaboration with diverse coalitions, UUSC works to stop violations of civil liberties — like racial and religious profiling, torture, and more. Most recently, UUSC has focused on protecting the rights of asylum seekers and refugees, including torture survivors, in the U.S. immigration process.

Yesterday marked the 50th anniversary of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964 , an "act to to enforce the constitutional right to vote." It was also...
Watch UUSC President and CEO Bill Schulz deliver UUSC's report at the recent General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association !
Today, June 26, is the U.N. International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. Juan Mendez, the U.N. special rapporteur on torture and other cruel,...
Reflections from Rev. Bill Schulz, UUSC's president, on the 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square. Post by Bill Schulz .
In 2011, UUSC’s Civil Liberties Program worked with the East Shore Unitarian Church in Bellevue, Wash., to put on a Building Bridges workshop...
I sent the following e-mail to our supporters this morning to show that redaction makes it difficult to understand the content of the document. UUSC...

Americans have a right to know about CIA use of torture. Tell President Obama to make the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on torture public...

The Senate Intelligence Committee will likely vote soon on releasing the committee’s comprehensive report on the CIA’s detention and interrogation...
Unitarian Universalists in Maine can make a crucial difference right now in advancing civil liberties. This week, the U.S. Senate could take a major...
General Assembly (GA) is a special opportunity for Unitarian Universalists to join together in advancing human rights. UUSC and the UU College of...

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