The OIC (Organization of Islamic Cooperation) is ramping up their efforts to make criticism of Islam an international crime.
In America we consider our right to free speech “a given.” Guaranteed in our Bill of Rights we believe this freedom can never be taken from us. However, it is being threatened every day. The threat can be very subtle or blatant. The subtle comes in the form of our feeling compelled to say, “Happy [...]
Following up on the passage of the UN Resolution 1618 – I remember learning in my political science class of the debate in 1977 over a Neo-Nazi demonstration scheduled in a predominately Jewish neighborhood outside Chicago – Skokie, Il. The Neo-Nazi’s (defended by the ACLU) claimed their First Amendment right of free of speech; the [...]
Have we lost the vision and purpose behind the words inscribed on Lady Liberty? Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door! (Emma Lazarus, 1883) It is an important question [...]