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The three “I”s of human rights and why they matter

In the second edition of his book Universal Human Rights in Theory and Practice, Jack Donnelly describes human rights as universal, indivisible, interdependent and interrelated (Donnelly 27).  The universality of human rights is fairly straightforward: the foundation of human rights … Continue reading

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Is marriage a basic human right?

I recently found this comment on a friend’s Facebook (oh, the technology era): “I don’t think that marriage is a basic human right. The problem is all the stuff the government gives you for being married. If they just took … Continue reading

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