Peter Morales has responded to the invitation from the leaders of the North Carolina movement to assemble a UU contingent. His statement is here.
The NC NAACP, led by Rev. William Barber has pulled together a powerful coalition of African American organizations and white progressive organizations to oppose the imposition of Republican governance on their state:voting suppression, drastic cuts to the safety net for the poor, draconian restrictions on abortion, and regressive taxation.
It is the same GOP agenda that is being implemented in many states, including Michigan where I live, Ohio, Wisconsin, and elsewhere.
But in the North Carolina, a vigorous movement has been mobilized to take a stand against it, using some of the protest tactics of the Civil Rights Movement: repeated mass marches, and civil disobedience.
It is not clear what will come of this, but that does not matter. We should engage now and sum up later. One of the lessons of Justice GA, in Phoenix in 2012, is that engagement with others in their struggles for justice breathes life and vitality into our religious movement. Let's do this.