Posts Tagged ‘Civil and political rights’

Impenetrable borders

Is border security a priority for the government? The president proposes adding $500 million to the Border Patrol budget, which seems significant until you remember he spent over $3 billion on the “cash for clunkers” program. Further, his solution for the 12 to 20 million illegal aliens already here is to create a way for […]

Selective law enforcement

          What do you do with a county sheriff who treats criminals like criminals, who enforces all the laws, not just the politically correct ones?  Simple. You claim racism, civil rights violations, and contact the Justice Department. His critics hoped it would seek to remove him from office. Instead, Loretta King, acting assistant […]

Should gay marriage be legal?

On November 4th three more states passed constitutional amendments refusing to legalize gay marriage, raising the total to thirty states with similar amendments.  Gays were outraged at the outcome and at those who did not support legalizing gay marriage. Gay rights activists are attacking the Mormon Church because it backed the initiative against gay marriage.  […]

Sarah Palin and the feminist movement?

The feminist movement must be rejoicing.  After four decades of advocating equality for women, we are witnessing the real possibility of a female Vice-President of the United States.  The National Organization for Women (NOW) should be congratulated for the doors they opened for women, the doors opened to equality.  Their advocacy for women’s rights started […]

Let’s work together to balance civil rights and national security

The Sikh man felt violated when asked to remove his turban by a court bailiff in Dallas, Texas.  Was that discrimination?  Was he treated any differently than anyone else entering the courthouse?  Should his faith have allowed him rights other individuals do not have? The airline captain removed six Muslim imams from the flight.  He […]