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Voters waiting in line to place their "I voted!" stickers on the gravestone of Unitarian Susan B. Anthony, Nov. 8, 2016, Rochester, NY 

We have voted!


Rev. Sue Gabrielson: "What do we do now? The same thing
we did yesterday... love fiercely, be our best selves,
hold hands, lift each other up, and do it together."

  
  
MUUSAN Network Meeting
 
Saturday, Nov. 12, 10:00-noon

(second Saturday, every other month)

UU Community Church of Augusta  

69 Winthrop St., Augusta 04330

 
After this grueling election season, we gather for spiritual re-centering, warm fellowship, celebrating the good work of our congregations on behalf of endorsed ballot initiatives and getting out the vote, and looking ahead to the next legislative session with some new faces!  


To begin, we will gather at 10:00 AM in the sanctuary for a 30-min. service led by Rev. Carie Johnsen.

Please do not enter the sanctuary before 10:00 AM, as the UUCCA orchestra is rehearsing.  Enjoy coffee and refreshments in the Fellowship Hall until 10:00.


Our Issue Groups (Democracy in Action, Health Care for All, Climate Change) will have a significant chunk of time to meet in person. 

 
Hope to see you there!
 

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THREE of four MUUSAN-endorsed ballot initiatives

PASSED!


Thanks for all the devoted volunteer work of your congregations
to educate and promote UU values!
 


• Question 2: Stand Up for Students (fully funding public education through a 3% tax on household incomes over $200,000) - PASSED

• Question 3: Background Checks for Firearms (closes legal loophole for 40% of Maine firearm sales or transfers not now requiring background checks) - DID NOT PASS

• Question 4: Raise the Minimum Wage (to $12/hr by 2020) - PASSED

• Question 5: Ranked Choice Voting (enhances voter voice and civil discourse) - PASSED

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WELCOME to all our MUUSAN newcomers!

 

  

MUUSAN has been rapidly expanding our mailing list to Maine Unitarian Universalists and others who share our values in the public arena.  We hope you will enjoy all the opportunities that our newsletter, website and active Facebook Page provide for social justice actions in Maine, especially on our three primary issues:  1)  democracy in action, 2) health care for all, and 3) climate change.

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