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Human Rights that Aren’t So Universal: Modern Slavery and the World Cup

“No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms.”

This is Article 4 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a document passed by the United Nations General Assembly on December 10, 1948. On December 10 of 2014, a vigil will be held […]

John McCain and the Implications of Human Rights for Fertilized Eggs

During the Christian entrepreneurial evangelist pastor Rick Warren’s religious interrogation of John McCain on Saturday August 16, he made the following challenge (my transcription):

Rick Warren: 40 million abortions since Roe v. Wade. Some people who, people who believe that life begins at conception, would say that’s a Holocaust for many people. At what point […]