Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others. I do not add 'within the limits of the law' because law is often but the tyrant's will, and always so when it violates the rights of the individual.
We have talked long enough in this country about equal rights. It is time now to write the next chapter - and to write it in the books of law.
I'm not an activist; I don't look for controversy. I'm not a political person, but I'm a person with compassion. I care passionately about equal rights. I care about human rights. I care about animal rights.
The demand for equal rights in every vocation of life is just and fair; but, after all, the most vital right is the right to love and be loved.
If you don't believe this election is important, if you think you can sit it out, take a moment to think about the Supreme Court justices that Donald Trump would nominate and what that would mean to civil liberties, equal rights, and the future of our country.
I believe in a relatively equal society, supported by institutions that limit extremes of wealth and poverty. I believe in democracy, civil liberties, and the rule of law. That makes me a liberal, and I’m proud of it.
The equal right of all citizens to health, education, work, food, security, culture, science, and well being - that is, the same rights we proclaimed when we began our struggle, in addition to those which emerge from our dreams of justice and quality for all inhabitants of our world - is what I wish for all.
“For all those that have to fight for the respect that everyone else is given without question.”
"In the end we must remember that no amount of rules or their enforcement will enforce those who struggle with justice on their side."
Silencing women silences justice.
Dec 06, 2017