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Freedom from Torture, Inhuman Treatment and Compulsory Labour

In this article I discuss three related rights that are found in sections 53, 54 and 55 of our Constitution. Section 53 is on freedom from torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, while section 54 is about freedom from slavery or servitude and lastly, section 55 talks of freedom from forced or compulsory labour. 584 more words

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Whose Rights Are They Anyway?

Albert Einstein spoke about how to determine the strength of a country’s constitution in the following manner; “The strength of the Constitution lies entirely in the determination of each citizen to defend it. 509 more words

Fundamental Rights

FREE News: 6th July

Greek Referendum: 61,3% Greeks vote “No”

Read: ” Greeks vote ‘No’ in landslide victory for Syriza”(Euractiv)

Follow the Greece votes here.

See also: European Commission – Statement: 215 more words

Why I think almost everyone is missing the point of Obergefell.

There is not a fundamental right to gay marriage. There is not a fundamental right to interracial marriage. Neither is there a fundamental right to female voting, white male privacy or left-handed speech. 781 more words

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Objection

27 June 2015

Dear Max,

I just read the Obergefell majority opinion (striking down state laws that ban gay marriage) and found myself having ungrateful thoughts, like, why does he have to write that way? 661 more words

2013