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What is moral consideration?

Moral consideration is a fairly simple concept. Although it's weight depends greatly on the context. Generally speaking, moral consideration is simply giving careful thought to proper conduct. In the legal sense, moral consideration is given apart from legal...

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Introduction to Human Rights

Introduction to Human Rights The issue of human rights is important. In fact, when checking google trends on this and some related terms, the topic of human rights was markedly higher to related topics like women’s rights or civil rights. In this introduction to human...

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3 Reasons Gary Johnson is right on religious rights

In a libertarian debate with John Stossel, Johnson said that "religious rights" are a "black hole" and that a Jew should have to bake a cake for a Nazi wedding. You can see his full statements here: So what gives? I thought libertarians were all about freedom to do...

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How Should We Respond to Free Speech?

Free speech can be controversial and offensive. It can introduce ideas we aren’t comfortable with or reaffirm moral trends that we don’t like. It can speak about politicians who may be violating their oaths, or supporting their ideas instead. It can speak against all...

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What Free Speech is Not

← Free speech series: Introduction ← The First Amendment as the Standard Bearer ← Is offensive speech free speech? So we know that speech encompasses many forms of expression and we also know that free speech is, generally, going to result in controversial and...

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Is Offensive Speech Free Speech?

← Free Speech-Introduction ← The First Amendment as the Standard Bearer (Part 1 of 4) Some forms of speech under the First Amendment are relatively innocuous, but what about offensive speech? Is offensive speech free? The penalty for penning the Declaration of...

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Libel Law-Pros and Cons

Do libel laws cause newspapers and publishers to kill stories that might land them in a libel suit, even if it can be defended in court? Court cases cost money and newspapers are businesses who want to make money. Same with book publishers. But what about our...

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