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First Principles: The Importance of the Right to Bear Arms

“The ultimate authority … resides in the people alone. … [T]he advantage of being armed, which the Americans possess over the people of almost every other nation … forms a barrier against the enterprises of ambition, more insurmountable than any…”. 155 more words

First Principles

Basic Rights Infringed

If it was some other day I would have written a story, story of some sad Indian village girl of a different era probably, trying cope with her child marriage, her dismal life, and probably her undying attempts to please her disdain in laws…Now that’s a good plot isn’t it, but today, nay this afternoon I was confronted with a situation which inspired, nay forced me to write this article. 1,049 more words

Abuse Of Authority

Rights In India


“All men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness”. 803 more words


The Future

Article 3

Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person.

Article 5

No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. 12 more words

Mood Of The Day

The legal significance of individual choices about privacy and personal data protection

The book Surveillance, Privacy and Security: Citizens’ Perspectives, edited by Michael Friedewald, J. Peter Burgess, Johann Cas, Walter Peissl and Rocco Bellanova, has been published by Taylor and Francis, and available as open access PDF through… 27 more words


European democracy reloaded (or pruned)

In this blog post, Leonardo De Melo talks about the future of the European Union, primarily for young people who do not remember a time when the Union didn’t exist. 863 more words