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Fundamental Rights

The Same-Sex Marriage 'Debate' Is Based Upon Ignorance and Inaccurate Information

Mark Baer | Posted 11.11.2014 | Politics
Mark Baer

It seems as though Judge Feldman allowed his own prejudices get in the way of his duties as a judicial officer. He showed his ignorance by making such comparisons and referring to homosexuality as a 'lifestyle choice.'

Constitution Check: Must Gay Marriage Be a Fundamental Right in Order to Exist?

Lyle Denniston | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics
Lyle Denniston

If a right gains "fundamental" status, it would, indeed, sweep all across the nation, nullifying every contrary law or court case. But the test poses a high hurdle for anyone seeking to establish a new right.

President Obama, Religious Freedom And The Arab Summer

Joseph K. Grieboski | Posted 07.17.2011 | Religion
Joseph K. Grieboski

The new Arab world must revere human rights unfailingly, chief among which is the right to religious freedom.

Facebook: Keeping Your Friends Close and Strangers Even Closer

Christina Gagnier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

From the days of their initial launch, as a network just for college students to connect with other college students, Facebook has been the master of illusion.

Should Children Have A Right to Die?

Jacob M. Appel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob M. Appel

Pediatric aid-in-dying is coming out of the medical closet. In an era of parental rights and child welfare, maybe we are finally ready to grant suffering minors the right to die.