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Civil Rights

Includes information on rights that we all have as citizens, such as the right to unionize and vote, as well as prevention of discrimination against specific groups, such as African Americans and LGBTQ people.

Information about Issues

This is a source for all things Issue-related.

If you wonderĀ  about the Affordable Care Act (aka "Obamacare") or the Republican war on women and women's rights, we will have some information for you,

If you wrote a letter to the editor about an issue, we would be glad to publish it whether or not the newspaper does.

If you want to know more about a current petition drive--whether to sign or to participate--we can help you find out more.

Rachel Maddow Show Nov 2011: Anti-gay marriage group fakes support using doctored photos from UAPA's web site

An anti-gay marriage group in New Hampshire, the National Organization for Marriage, doctored up a photo from a 2008 Obama rally that appeared on UAPA's web site. Fortunately, it wasn't long before the group 'Good As You' exposed this attempt to make it look like thousands of people are attending NOM's anti-marriage events.

Book Club Chooses "Half the Sky" for November Meeting

UAPA Book Club will meet on Monday, November 28 at the Upper Arlington Main Library, Room B. Our next selection is "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide" by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn.

Labor Honors MLK Jr.

We Are One
Labor Honors Martin Luther King Jr.
Monday, April 4
4-7:05 p.m.,
King Arts Complex, 867 Mount Vernon Avenue, Columbus

On the day MLK Jr. was assassinated, stand in solidarity with working people in Ohio. Gather in unity to honor Dr. King and stand up for the human rights to which he dedicated his life.

National day of action: We Are One: Respect Our Rights

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