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Comments on Anti-Discrimination Laws

Here are some of my comments regarding anti-discrimination laws. My main concern is that if we attempt to enforce anti-discrimination laws in a principled manner we end up infringing on important rights. 4,443 more words

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Funeral Protests: Selected Federal Laws and Constitutional Issues

Freedom of speech is one of the most important rights that we as Americans have.  In the United States, the First Amendment guarantees free speech, though the United States, places limits on this freedom. 461 more words

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Should any book be banned from access in libraries just for the fact that the ideas behind them are controversial?

Within our society and as people with many different points of view often times we want our own thought to be understood by everyone else. Although, at times debate and discussion are less emphasized and more focused on the simple desire to force others to conform to the same ideas as our own. 559 more words

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How should schools decide when and if praying is appropriate?

In 1962, a U.S. Supreme Court ruling of Engel vs. Vitale banned official school prayers (3). Today, many people, like Newt Gingrich, are fighting to pass a constitutional amendment that will allow such voluntary school prayer (1). 472 more words

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Speech is not violence

You may have heard that Ryan Spector, a Dartmouth student, got into big trouble for writing an op-ed in his college paper (The Dartmouth… 974 more words