• Free speech on campus: Is it in danger? | FACTUAL FEMINIST
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    Free speech on campus: Is it in danger? | FACTUAL FEMINIST

    Is the campus free speech crisis a myth? Some say yes. They tell us not to be distracted by media stories of campus radicals shouting down speakers. “Look at the big picture,” they say. “Free speech is doing just fine.” Are they right? That is coming up next on the Factual Feminist. I was recently invited to Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon, to give a lecture making a case for more openness on women’s issues, such as the gender wage gap, or the patriarchal rape culture. These need to be questioned and debated, not accepted as gospel. Women—everyone—are best served by truth—not slogans, much less myths. But…

  • Peaceful Assembly: Your right to Protest S2E25 UDHR 20
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    Peaceful Assembly: Your right to Protest S2E25 UDHR 20

    Today we will look at the right to peacefully assemble hello good people my name is Janice your host here at dignity Human Rights in daily life thank you for stopping by if you’re new here welcome after watching this video and invite you to check out this playlist and please consider subscribing Congress shall make no law prohibiting the right of the people peaceably to assemble although used interchangeably freedom of assembly is often used in the context of the right to protest while freedom of association is used in the context of labor rights the right to peaceful assembly means that someone can gather with others without fear…

  • Does the Fourteenth Amendment Guarantee Birthright Citizenship? [POLICYbrief]
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    Does the Fourteenth Amendment Guarantee Birthright Citizenship? [POLICYbrief]

    Before the Civil War, it appears that the people who decided on citizenship were the states because the federal government was not really regulating it at all. Citizenship was done under what we call the common law, the law we inherited from England at the time of the Revolution. No one disagrees that that’s the rule that applied in England at the time of the Revolution. If you were born on English soil, you were English, and so the assumption has always been to the extent we can tell that the states all adopted the birthright citizenship approach. Now, the reason why this became important is because of Dred Scott.…

  • Common Sense 2017.  Constitutional Convention and New United States Constitution.  A New Republic.
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    Common Sense 2017. Constitutional Convention and New United States Constitution. A New Republic.

    Hello my name is Daniel Bruno Americans need to retire the two-party system Congressional approval ratings, hover around 8% yet most members are re-elected over and over again The old definitions of liberal and conservative left and rights no longer apply Come and join us to form a more perfect union Abolish the Department of Homeland Security Come clean about terrorism and mass shootings Decriminalize all drugs and the drug war Enforce the Second Amendment Stop putting people in cages for possession of an object Close down the lobbies end the wars Abolish the income tax Truth and reconciliation About September 11th break up the media monopoly No more fake…

  • Why the Articles of Confederation Were Actually a Success
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    Why the Articles of Confederation Were Actually a Success

    [ Music ]>>Paul A. Gilje: First lecture today I’m going to talk to you about — it’s really a question. Actually, both lectures are set up as sort of questions. So the first question is, “The Articles of Confederation: Success or Failure?” Let me begin by reminding you what the Articles of Confederation are; or were. The Articles of Confederation were — well I should change that phrase, have been considered sort of the first form of government of the United States. They were written in 1776, and that year is extremely important for lots of reasons. They were written in 1776, and have often been criticized as being —…

  • ‘Divided by a common language: British and American perspectives on Constitutional Law’
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    ‘Divided by a common language: British and American perspectives on Constitutional Law’

    Good evening ladies and gentlement. I’m David Feldman. I am the Director of the Centre for Public Law in the University, and it is my great pleasure to welcome you on behalf of the Faculty of Law and the Centre for Public Law to this the seventeenth Sir David Williams Lecture. The Sir David Williams lectures were founded in 2001 to mark Sir David’s contribution to the field of public law. David was and remains an inspiration to generations of us academic lawyers and students. Loved equally for his wisdow, his humour, and his kindness to people, especially younger and less experienced people. He was of those people who always…

  • Is The Confederate Flag Free Speech?
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    Is The Confederate Flag Free Speech?

    In March, 2015, the Supreme Court heard arguments about Texas’s ban on confederate flag license plates and whether the ban is in violation of the First amendment. 2015 marks 150 years since the end of the Civil War, and some have argued that the southern confederate flag is a symbol of national shame and institutionalized racism. So, do states have the right to ban the confederate flag? Well, the question is being posed by a group known as the Sons of Confederate Veterans. Their logo, which includes the confederate flag, has been approved for use on nine other state license plates. The group has also attempted to have a former…

  • How Does The President Get Elected? US Presidential Elections Explained
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    How Does The President Get Elected? US Presidential Elections Explained

    In America, the Presidential electoral system, the system whereby the President is elected to power, is pretty confusing. In this video, I hope to simplify this system as best as I can, so that you’ll be able to understand it in preparation for the 2016 election. So back when the Constitution was written, the founding fathers tried to make it as easy and democratic as possible for the Presidential to be elected. A couple of amendments later, they had a system which has now being going for 200 years. In the twelfth amendment it says ‘The Electors shall meet in their respective states, and vote by ballot for President and…

  • Understand the Constitution Blazing Fast (Freedomists Show Episode 6)
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    Understand the Constitution Blazing Fast (Freedomists Show Episode 6)

    It’s safe to say the Constitution is like the big cheese of political documents. Politicians talk about it all the time…wait a second…no they don’t…but they should. Anyway, that’s beside the point. Today in our country the Constitution is under attack, and this really isn’t good if you’re the kind of person that enjoy freedom. Because the Constitution is really what defends our freedom as citizens of the U.S. Without that document, there’s really nothing that can stop power hungry politicians from taking control. But here’s the idea being pushed to our young people. “the Constitution is an out of date, irrelevant document that simply does not work any more.…