Post Tagged with: "human rights"

The Science of When Life Begins

The Science of When Life Begins

December 18, 2013 at 9:50 am 3 comments

by Stephanie Gray: Have you ever heard someone who supports abortion claim, “No one knows when life begins”?  The funny thing is, these very individuals actually do claim to know when it begins.  If they ban abortion at 3 months, then they are implicitly saying life begins at 3 months.  If […]

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European Court Leads Europe Closer Towards a Right to be Killed

European Court Leads Europe Closer Towards a Right to be Killed

May 21, 2013 at 3:00 am 0 comments

by Paul Coleman: For several decades the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has taken an evolutive approach to the meaning of the European Convention on Human Rights, and the notion that the Convention is “a living instrument” now appears to be uncontested. Nevertheless, the Court’s evolutive approach towards assisted […]

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Dystopian Executions in Japan

Dystopian Executions in Japan

May 9, 2013 at 8:45 am 3 comments

by Laura Giunta The secrecy surrounding the death penalty in Japan is an egregious encroachment of basic human rights. Even proponents of the death penalty should support reform. Imagine you sit on death row.  You live in an isolated cell, where you are forbidden to speak to other inmates.  The […]

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The European “Right” to a Healthy Child

The European “Right” to a Healthy Child

October 10, 2012 at 9:00 am 0 comments

by Paul Coleman One of the great science fiction movies of modern times is Gattaca. More than being brilliantly shot, well-acted and supported by a moving soundtrack, the themes it explores are chillingly relevant for the times in which we live. Set in “the not too distant future,” the movie […]

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Why Pro-Lifers Should Care about the UN

Why Pro-Lifers Should Care about the UN

September 27, 2012 at 11:00 am 1 comment

by Meghan Grizzle This week, the General Assembly of the United Nations convened, as it does every September. Once again, leaders from around the world descended on New York City, causing the closure of streets on the East Side and major traffic jams.  News media focused on the speeches of […]

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