The Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry of New Jersey (UULMNJ) is called to uphold justice, equity and compassion in human relations. As such, we affirm, along with the Unitarian Universalist Association, that creating "a universal, nonprofit national health care program that will provide guaranteed choice, quality affordable health care and prescription drugs to everyone in the country" is a moral and ethical imperative.
Because we uphold the inherent worth and dignity of all people, we believe that all people are deserving of health care and it is our responsibility to come together as a nation to provide fair and accessible health services. The current system which puts profit before care is not equitable, compassionate or sustainable.
The UULMNJ encourages and supports congregational involvement on this issue. We recognize that there are many opinions about what comprehensive health care should look like, but we can stand together in faith to demand the development of a system which provides adequate care and treatment for all.
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