During President Obama’s inaugural address, President Obama stated As for our common defense, we reject as false the choice between our safety and our ideals. Our founding fathers … our found fathers, faced with perils we can scarcely imagine, drafted a charter to assure the rule of law and the rights of man, a charter [...]
Category Archive for 'Civil Liberties'
Sport’s Illustrated has an article about the NFL prohibiting a church in Indianapolis from showing the Super Bowl. Initially, the church agreed to not charge and drop the trademarked term, “Super Bowl”, but the NFL still refused. According to the article, But the NFL objected to the church’s plans to use a projector to show [...]
I thought I’d post the entire speech that Dr. King gave from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC on 28th August 1963. I’ve seen this over and over again on television and may have seen it live as a child. I consider it a very powerful speach and it’s one that has [...]
A person posted a link to something that I didn’t care for on IRC today. One of the channel operators and I talked about it having racist undertones, and I was reminded of Martin Luther King’s “I have a dream” speech from the march on Washington in August 1963. The line I was remembering was [...]
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. Martin Luther King, Jr.