Tag: rights

The Natural Function of Marriage

Natural functions and marriage Over at MarriageDebate.com Maggie Gallagher has been dealing with one of the standard arguments for "gay marriage", that there can't be an essential connection between marriage and procreation because after all 70-year-old women are allowed to marry even though they can't have babies. Miss Gallagher handles the question very well, but …

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Neutering Christmas

” The attempts to de-Christianize Christmas are as absurd as they are relentless. The United States today is the most tolerant and diverse society in history. It celebrates all faiths with an open heart and open-mindedness that, compared to even the most advanced countries in Europe, are unique.” “Yet more than 80 percent of Americans …

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ACLU Mining Member Data

A.C.L.U.’s Search for Data on Donors Stirs Privacy Fears The American Civil Liberties Union is using sophisticated technology to collect a wide variety of information about its members and donors in a fund-raising effort that has ignited a bitter debate over its leaders’ commitment to privacy rights. Some board members say the extensive data collection …

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Politics From the Pulpit

There are great discussions going on in the comments to these posts, both of which touch on faith in public life. I encourage those who haven’t done already to hop in. 🙂 Merry Christmas, ACLU Still Hope I’d like to thank all those who’ve been participating. I don’t usually get such lively debate in my …

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What Ever Happened to Fair Use?

This really bugs me. Once I have recorded material in my posession, I should be permitted to do whatever I please with it, provided I don’t violate any copyrights or harm someone (Other reasonable restraints of 1st amendment rights might also apply.). From Public Knowledge: H.R. 4586 The Family Movie Act The provisions were included …

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