human rights

Opinion: Chicago Mayor Lightfoot Calls for Democratic Party that Unequivocally Supports Women’s Equality and Abortion Rights

On this day of the 2020 Women’s March, masses of people across the nation will gather and march to call…

2 years ago

Opinion: We Know We’re In Trouble when Gitmo Looks Fair

If you’re a child and an immigrant, this was the week you were told that your rights matter less than…

2 years ago

Opinion: Trump Immigration Policy Is a Reality Horror Show

In Donald Trump’s world, immigrants provide two essential services:  as free or nearly free labor and as a political piñata.…

3 years ago

Opinion: Haley’s UN Vote Tells The World We Are Not A Champion Of Human Rights

When Niki Haley voted no on a UN resolution to ban the death penalty for apostasy, adultery, blasphemy and same…

4 years ago

Pro-Life Justice Neil Gorsuch Votes For Death in Capital Punishment Case

In a sign of votes to come Justice Neil Gorsuch set aside his regard for human life and cast his…

5 years ago

Marching Towards Healing and Rallying for the Rights of All

The marches across the country manifested the grassroots energy to continue bending the moral arc of the universe towards justice…

5 years ago

Largest LGBT Organization In America Endorses Hillary Rodham Clinton For President

Clinton has made protecting and expanding LGBT rights a pillar of her campaign, and she says she will end gay…

6 years ago

U.N. Human Rights Review Of America Will Be Damning

The so-called Universal Periodic Review (UPR) regularly looks at all of the 193 U.N. member nations, and if a special…

7 years ago

NRA-Republicans Blocked Treaty Banning Arms Sales To Terrorists

One might wonder what kind of malcontent opposes a worldwide treaty that limits the transfer of conventional arms and battlefield…

7 years ago

Scalia Is Wrong: The Constitution Prohibits Torture and GOP Civil Rights Violations

Conservatives have proffered every possible scenario to justify torture, including Supreme Court Justice Scalia invoking a fictional television counter-terrorism agent,…

7 years ago

Human Rights Watchdog Demands End to America’s Racial Discrimination

After a thorough examination of America's pathetic record of disparate treatment of minorities, a United Nations watchdog reported what people…

7 years ago

On Independence Day Republicans Crusade To Eliminate the Rights of Half The Population

Republicans at all levels of government, at the behest of the religious right, have launched a vicious crusade to eliminate…

7 years ago

Gov. Rick Snyder’s Emergency Manager Is Denying Poor People Running Water In Detroit

A coalition working with organizations and activists the world over to promote water as a basic human right filed a…

7 years ago

The Devil Inside Paul Ryan and Todd Akin’s Redefinition of Rape

Romney and Ryan are trying to run away from Akin this morning, saying they are for abortion in the case…

9 years ago

American Fatwa: Challenging the Drone Killing of Progressive Values

We should be really clear about the lines we're crossing if we don't challenge the undemocratic killing of what are…

10 years ago

Americans Are Less Opposed to Same-Sex Marriage, Poll Shows

"The shift in opinion on same-sex marriage has been broad-based, occurring across many demographic, political and religious groups," Pew announces.

11 years ago

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