Category Archives: Human Right

Human Rights

Sources & Organizations Amnesty International Fair Matthew Hoh – North Carolina Senate Candidate Specific Information Human Rights – F Human Rights per Country – AI Nancy Pelosi – Speaker of House Reports – AI Abortion, Women’s Healthcare and Human Rights … Continue reading

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Human Rights Defenders

Sources & Organizations Amnesty International Specific Information HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS – AI . Specific Issues Index from Creating Better World

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Youth Rights

All human beings have the right to a life that will let them achieve their full potential. Young people are one of the least protected classes of human beings, yet they represent our future. We must ensure they have an … Continue reading

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Women – Violence and Oppression

Language is often used as a weapon by those with power, and women have traditionally borne the brunt of inflicted injuries. Freedom of speech is vital to democracy. However, this freedom should not be used to perpetuate oppression and abuse. … Continue reading

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Women’s Reproductive Rights

Women’s rights must be protected and expanded to guarantee each woman’s right as a full participant in society, free from sexual harassment, job discrimination or interference in the intensely personal choice about whether to have a child. Women’s right to … Continue reading

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Women’s Economic Equality

Women earn only 77% of men’s wages for equal work, despite outnumbering men in the workforce and despite the U.S. 1963 Equal Pay Act. Thus we should support intensified effort to see this unfair gap closed, including support for the … Continue reading

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Health Care – Single Payer

Enact a universal, comprehensive, national single-payer health plan that will provide the following with no increase in cost: A publicly funded health care insurance program, administered at the state and local levels, with comprehensive lifetime benefits, including dental, vision, mental … Continue reading

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Health Care

We should support single-payer universal health care and preventive care for all. Health care is a right, not a privilege. Our current health care system lets tens of thousands of people die each year by excluding them from adequate care, … Continue reading

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Drones- Surveilance and Weapons

Since the U.S. started drone attacks in Afghanistan in 2001, U.S. weaponized drones have, as of January 1, 2017, reportedly killed at least 7,511 people in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia and Yemen, according to statistics supplied to Knowdrones.com by the Bureau … Continue reading

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Consumer Protection

We should support strong consumer protections against fraud, dangerous products, usury, corporate greed and rip-offs. We should understand that prevention and justice are at the heart of consumer protection. Millions of lives will be saved or lost depending on the … Continue reading

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