Ten arrested demanding release of immigrant rights leader January 6, 2010
Four clergy and six community leaders were arrested January 5 after stopping traffic for a half hour at a rally attended by over one hundred people outside the Varick Street Immigrant Detention Center. Four lay leaders from Judson Memorial UCC and four UCC clergy were among those arrested.
Before quitting, Dobbs misleads CNN viewers about UCC-supported media coalition November 12, 2009
CNN commentator Lou Dobbs abruptly announced that he was quitting the news network last night, but not before he included misleading and inaccurate information about the United Church of Christ and its support for the interfaith media justice coalition, So We Might See. In October, the coalition asked the Federal Communications Commission to conduct a public hearing into the effects of anti-immigrant hate speech in the media.