Unity Principles

  • Ending Violence
    • We believe domestic violence against men and women should be eradicated
    • We believe sexual harassment in the workplace should be eradicated
    • We believe assault and rape should be eradicated
  • Reproductive Healthcare
    • We believe in science based sexual education for our youth
    • We believe in STD preventative materials, available to all
    • We believe sanitary products must be available for all women, including those incarcerated
    • We believe in birth control and family planning services for all
    • We believe in a woman’s right to choose (Pro-choice)
  • Gun Violence
    • We believe that education and responsibility are a necessity to gun ownership
    • We believe in mandatory background checks
    • We believe in banning semi-automatic and automatic weapons
    • We believe in banning gun parts which make legal guns illegal
    • We believe in banning bump stocks and excessive ammunition clips
    • We believe that a history of mental illness should disqualify and/or restrict the ownership of guns
    • We believe previous criminal history or a history of domestic violence should disqualify and/or restrict the ownership of guns
    • We believe people in our society deserve the right to go to school, concerts, movies, clubs, malls, and anywhere else in a free society without the fear or threat of gun violence
  • Criminal Justice System
    • We believe that all people should be free from police brutality
    • We believe that deadly force should only be used as a last resort when the police officer’s or a citizen’s life is at risk
    • We believe in a justice system that holds police accountable for their actions
    • We believe police certification should include more de-escalation training and identification of mental health issues
    • We believe that marijuana should be decriminalized
    • We believe that treatment should be available to all substance abusers regardless of race, socioeconomic status or drug of choice
    • We believe in the abolition of privatized prison systems
  • Immigration Reform
    • We believe that immigrants strengthen the fabric of America
    • We believe immigration policy should center on keeping families together
    • We believe that immigrant children who were brought into this country as a minor should be provided a path to citizenship
  • Freedom of Religion (All Religions)
    • We stand against harassment or violence against any person based on their religion or lack thereof
    • We do not believe that this is a Christian nation. This nation was built on freedom of religion.
    • We believe that people should not be subject to laws based on any religion
  • Voting Rights
    • We believe that all citizens have the right to vote
    • We believe in automatic voter registration on citizens 18th birthday
    • We believe in automatic voter registration upon completion of a prison sentence
    • We believe in no intimidation at the polls
    • We believe in easy access to cast ballots for every person
    • We believe in uniform national laws regarding voter registration, voting procedures and vote recounts.
  • LGBTQIA Rights
    • We believe all people should have the right to marry who they please
    • We believe that all people have the right to control their own body
    • We believe that all people have the right to use the bathroom in which you feel comfortable
    • We believe that the LGBTQIA community deserve the same rights as their straight counterparts
  • Workers Rights
    • We believe in the right to form and stand with a union
    • We believe in the right to equal pay for all people
    • We believe in paid Medical and Parental Leave
    • We believe in a living wage and timely compensation
    • We believe in the right to a workplace free of all harassment and discrimination
  • Disability Rights
    • We believe in equal access for all people
    • We believe every individual should have the opportunity to contribute in a purposeful way to society
    • We believe in helping all people live independently in the setting they choose
  • Saving Our Earth
    • We believe in the right to free clean water, soil and air
    • We believe in saving our public lands
    • We believe in national and state policies based upon research, data and science
    • We believe in climate change
    • We believe our country should be doing it’s part to preserve our earth for future generations
  • Healthcare
    • We believe in affordable healthcare for everyone
    • We believe in mental healthcare available and affordable to everyone
    • We believe in drug addiction treatment available to everyone
    • We believe in free needle exchange programs
    • We believe all public safety officers including EMTs, Fire, and Police able to save all lives through the use of Narcan
  • Nonviolent Actions
    • We will follow Dr. King’s 6 principles of nonviolence
      • PRINCIPLE ONE: Nonviolence is a way of life for courageous people.
      • PRINCIPLE TWO: Nonviolence seeks to win friendship and understanding.
      • PRINCIPLE THREE: Nonviolence seeks to defeat injustice not people.
      • PRINCIPLE FOUR: Nonviolence holds that suffering can educate and transform.
      • PRINCIPLE FIVE: Nonviolence chooses love instead of hate.
      • PRINCIPLE SIX: Nonviolence believes that the universe is on the side of justice.