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Human Rights

Human Dignity in Halloween Culture?

When Halloween rolls around, especially in American culture, we see a wide array of films and entertainment centered around zombies, vampires, monsters, and horror. But whether we realize it or not, these films—sometimes icons of culture—involve much violence and gore. We embrace this blood and gore without thinking about it, as if it’s completely normal. […]

Kiersten Lynch | October 31, 2017
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Human Rights

“Freedom of speech” in the United Kingdom?

  In the United Kingdom, freedom of speech is under threat. Two crucial events show this clearly: the banning of the Christian Union from Oxford’s fresher’s fair, and the banning of a pro-life vigil outside a Marie Stopes abortion clinic.   At Oxford, Balliol College banned the Christian Union from its fresher’s fair, an event […]

Caterina Milo | October 17, 2017
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Human Rights

La importancia de alzar la voz por el bien común

Todos los días, sin excepción, somos espectadores de una serie de noticias y participantes de acontecimientos en donde las crisis económicas, las decisiones políticas y los problemas sociales son ya, parte de nuestra cotidianidad y aveces, consecuencia de nuestra agitada vida lo dejamos pasar con gran indiferencia. En nuestras conversaciones habituales solemos quejarnos de temas […]

María José Valdes Rodriguez | October 12, 2017
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Human Rights

A Thought on End-of-Life

“People overlook the beauty of end-of-life.” Recently a friend of mine stopped to talk while I was eating lunch alone in the cafeteria, and brought this situation to my attention. At first, I was confused as to what he meant. We were both active in the pro-life group on our college campus, could we really […]

Kiersten Lynch | September 20, 2017
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Abortion

Witches and Children

It is a simple shirt. Black with white block letters across the chest reading, “REPEAL.” A simple design with a sinister goal behind it. A quick search online led to a website that sells these shirts, and promotes the message that abortion must be legalized across Ireland by repealing the eighth amendment. This site displays […]

Grace Hoffman | September 20, 2017
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Human Rights

Nuclear Warfare and a Defense of Life

With the publicity surrounding the rising tension between the United States and North Korea on the topic of nuclear warfare comes a question for many people concerned about life: how do we approach this issue in a way that preserves the defense of life? Rehumanize International’s Efforts An organization called Rehumanize International recently put together […]

Kiersten Lynch | August 31, 2017
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Human Rights

Representative Wagner’s Fight Against Human Trafficking

Congresswoman Ann Wagner joined a group of interns, Family Research Council (FRC) affiliates, and others to discuss her bill: Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017. She plans to amend section 230 of the CDA (Communications Decency Act) in order to lift barriers that have prevented the court system, federal government, and victims of sex trafficking […]

Jordan Hayley | July 25, 2017
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Bioethics

Charlie Gard: The Courts Ruling on his “Quality of Life”

The United Kingdom’s system of healthcare is under the National Health Service (NHS), which is a publicly funded, primarily through taxation, national healthcare system and is overseen by the Department of Health. The system provides healthcare to every legal resident in England, with most services free [1].  The CCGs (clinical commissioning groups) now commission most of the hospital […]

Jordan Hayley | July 6, 2017
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Human Rights

Where are we going with discrimination?

Mexico’s legal system is still young and struggling to work out how to face the main issues in today’s society. One of them is discrimination. Today, “discrimination” is a strong word with cultural and legal consequences developing into other concepts like “micro-aggressions” or “privileges” which now have a very different meaning than the one they […]

J. Francisco Macías | July 6, 2017
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