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Quote of the Day 9-7-16 (Wendell Phillips)

“The time to assert rights is when they are denied, the men to assert them are those to whom they are denied. The community which dares not protect its humblest and most hated member in the free utterance of his opinions, no matter how false or hateful, is only a gang of slaves.” 13 more words

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Can religious universities discriminate? TWU and #LGBTQ rights #canpoli

LGBTQ rights and religious freedoms continue to collide in Canadian law. On June 29 2016, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its much-anticipated decision in Trinity Western University v. 1,101 more words

Discrimination

Utah Fails To Learn What "Small Government" Is

Utah Senator Todd Weiler has proposed a bill to rid the state of porn by adding Internet filters and anti-porn software on all cell phones and requiring citizens to opt-in before viewing porn online.

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Republicans

America – the Most Frightened Nation on Earth - Finian Cunningham

America is exceptional alright. It is the most frightened nation on Earth, subjected to hysterical propaganda over decades warning about foreign enemies and ideologies. No wonder its supposed democratic freedom is in so appallingly bad shape, when the preponderant population is imprisoned by their rulers in a virtual cage of fear. 92 more words

Commentary

Quote of the Day 5-3-16 (Ed Snowden)

“Governments can reduce our dignity to that of tagged animals.”

–Ed Snowden, quoted in The Guardian 5-3-16

Civil Liberties

Definition of the Day 3-24-16 -- Fire

FIRE, n. The centerpiece of an ancient half-witticism parroted by the chronically unoriginal to justify censorship.

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