• Privacy Rights
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    Privacy Rights

    Civil rights and civil liberties are very important to Americans. In the United States, these rights and liberties come from the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, or the first 10 amendments to the Constitution. Although the right to privacy is an important one to many Americans, it is not specifically mentioned in the Constitution. The right to privacy is afforded by what many call the penumbra of privacy, or the shadow of privacy. This means that the right to privacy is referenced in several amendments, despite not being written into the Constitution explicitly. The main source of this ‘shadow’ is the Due Process clause of the 14th Amendment. Simply…

  • 4 Origins of the Bill of Rights
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    4 Origins of the Bill of Rights

    A Bill of Rights was not included in the provisions of the Constitution that was drafted by the Philadelphia Convention in 1787. It was added as an afterthought so to speak. When the first Congress met under the new Constitution in 1789, it drafted twelve amendments which were submitted to the states for ratification, however, only ten were approved. These first ten amendments to the Constitution are known as the Bill of Rights. Why did the framers of the Constitution not include a bill of rights in the original document? Was the omission of a bill of rights an oversight or a deliberate act by the delegates? Well, there were…

  • Ben Shapiro: Telos, Responsibility and Cultivation
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    Ben Shapiro: Telos, Responsibility and Cultivation

    I’m here today with Ben Shapiro. Ben and I met about eight months ago, eh? He came up to Toronto and gave a rousing talk and… Talk about political correctness at that point, quite a politically appointed political talk, and I got a couple of questions for you. One is what are you planning to do in 2018? What do you want to see happen in 2018, personally? And what are you aiming at, and why? So I’m aiming at broadening the reach of the the political messages that I espouse and the messages of, I think, personal responsibility and virtue that I try to espouse. I’m also working on…

  • Too Far? NAACP Magazine Shows Scalia With Confederate Bandana
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    Too Far? NAACP Magazine Shows Scalia With Confederate Bandana

    the calmer all of the n_ double a_c_p_’s official magazine features justice antonin scalia with the confederate bandana so the question is did they go too far why or why not so let me give you got some of the backstory here real fast why did they make this cover well it was in direct response to a comment that scalia made about the voting rights act he called it they perpetuation of racial entitlement i cringe just when i repeat it so those of you who know the history of the voting rights act know how profoundly ridiculous that comment is the voting rights act of nineteen sixty five…

  • Introduction to Human Rights | Lesson 4: “The Historical Evolution of Human Rights”
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    Introduction to Human Rights | Lesson 4: “The Historical Evolution of Human Rights”

    In this lesson we will deal with the historical evolution of human rights. To sketch such evolution we may highlight several mileposts: The struggle to limit political power is as old as the history of humankind. But it would not be until the Low Middle Ages that limits to power would be expressed in binding commitments. Thus, in the 12th Century Spain, with the Magna Carta for the Kingdom of León (1188) and in the early 13th Century England, with the British Magna Carta (1215), the growing power of central kings was prevented from being arbitrarily used against their subjects, through the enshrinement of due process of law and home…

  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights: 10 Facts S1E10 UDHR 1
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    Universal Declaration of Human Rights: 10 Facts S1E10 UDHR 1

    Ten Facts about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, that’s the title of today’s video. Hello Good People, my name is Janiece and welcome to Dignity, the channel that illustrates how human rights impacts our daily lives. If this is something that interests you, then I invite you to subscribe now and hit the notification icon so that you do not miss future videos. Ten things about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, before continue with today’s topic, today was the day I had planned on giving away a book entitled “The Judge and I’ by Phillis Lu Simpson, a women who I interviewed about her experience with workplace bullying.…

  • Introduction to Human Rights | Lesson 18: “Universal and Regional Protection Mechanisms”
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    Introduction to Human Rights | Lesson 18: “Universal and Regional Protection Mechanisms”

    The United Nations Charter is a key milestone in the development of international human rights law. It made it clear that human rights, even those of a State’s own citizens, is a legitimate part of international law. The UN Charter was followed three years later by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and since then it has developed nine core human rights treaties. The UN has also developed an array of human rights institutions, which have been developed to promote and protect human rights. Today I’m going to focus on two of these institutions: the UN treaty bodies and the UN Human Rights Council. These are, respectively, the quasi-judicial wing…

  • Confederate Anthem
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    Confederate Anthem

    Oh, i’m a good ole rebel, now that’s just what i am And for this Yankee nation, I do not give a damn I’m glad i fought against her, I’d only wished we won I aint ask any pardon for anything I’ve done I hate the Yankee nation and everything they do I hate the Declaration of Independence too I hate the glorious union, tis dripping with our blood I hate this stripped banner, I fit it all I could I rode with Robert E. Lee for three years, there about Got wounded in four places and I starved at Point Lookout I caught the rheumatism a camping in the…

  • U.S. House approves Hong Kong human rights bill, sends measure to Trump for signature or veto
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    U.S. House approves Hong Kong human rights bill, sends measure to Trump for signature or veto

    the US House of Representatives has approved legislation aimed at protecting the rights of Hong Kong citizens and it has already passed through the Senate on Tuesday our Kim W reports after the approval the Hong Kong human democracy Act and now just needs president Trump’s a signature to become law Wednesday’s House vote was an overwhelming 412 to 1 in favor of the bill aimed at protecting the human rights of people in Hong Kong the Senate had already passed a bill unanimously on Tuesday if signed into law by Trump the US would need to certify at least once a year the Hong Kong retains enough autonomy to…