Category Archives: Religion & Spirituality

On the agenda in Virginia

Scrambling to pass Virginia legislation “The Virginia General Assembly voted on hundreds of bills Tuesday, the midpoint of its 60-day session when the two chambers face a deadline to vote on their own pieces of legislation. Lawmakers introduced more than 2,500 … Continue reading

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San Diego Gay and Lesbian News: VIDEO: In Geneva, Secretary Clinton focuses on global LGBT rights in UN Human Rights Day speech

Source: http://sdgln.com/news/2011/12/06/secretary-clinton-focuses-LGBT-rights-united-nations-human-rights-day-speech?fb_ref=.Tt55ixGXb4Y.like&fb_source=profile_oneline (Editor’s note: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke about Human Rights Day to the United Nations today in Geneva. The entire transcript of the speech, provided by humanrights.gov, is below.) Good evening and let me express my deep honor and … Continue reading

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Sally Kern’s Years of Hate Speech Against Women, Islam, African Americans, Gays…

The saying goes: “Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me.” However, Oklahoma State Representative Sally Kern has been getting away with spreading hate for years. Just this morning, I received an email from the Human … Continue reading

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Hate Comes to Orange County

Islamic Circle of North America Hateful Protests Undermine American Values Preview: “Hateful protests recently held against the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) Relief fundraising dinner shed light on growing Islamophobia in our country and the participation of elected officials … Continue reading

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All Rights All Around the World (Feb. 1, 2011)

Assisted Death, Palliative Care And Human Rights Medical News Today Preview: “The issues of assisted death and palliative care in Canada should be discussed in the context of human rights, states a commentary published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).” … Continue reading

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All Rights All Around the World (Jan. 13., 2011)

A daily digest highlighting events around the world. US Human Rights Group Releases Freedom Rankings ERR News Preview: “The human rights organization, Freedom House, has counted Estonia among the freest nations in an increasingly undemocratic world.” Related: Freedom Gone South … Continue reading

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All Rights All Around the World (Jan. 12, 2011)

Iran, Switzerland hold human rights dialogue Tehran Times Preview: “Iran and Switzerland held their fifth annual meeting on human rights in Tehran on Wednesday.” Related: Iran, Switzerland Hold 5th Round of Talks on Human Rights Issues‎ (Fars News Agency), ‘Iran … Continue reading

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