Georgia Minister's Hunger Strike Protests Immigration Law

Rev. Jeff Jones joined two Georgia men, Salvador Zamora and Martin Altamirano, in protesting their state’s anti-immigrant legislation by fasting for seven days. “I want to stand in affirmation with them and the inherent worth and dignity of every person,” said Jones, minister of the Emerson Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Marietta. “We’re living the struggle of the civil rights movement. We have to keep lifting up what we value.” Read More

Reflections on a Seven Day Fast in Solidarity with Salvador Zamora and Martin Altamirano

Unitarian Universalist minister, Rev. Jeff Jones, reflects on his decision to join two Cobb County, Georgia men, Salvador Zamora and Martin Altamirano, in protesting their state’s implementation of anti-immigrant legislation by fasting for seven days. Rev. Jones sees immigration becoming the moral question of the day and finds hope and strength in recent successes in the GLBT rights movement to continue fighting for meaningful immigration reform.  Read More