Human Rights, and Human Reality

According to the UN Human Rights Declaration, All people are born free and equal in dignity and rights.  This is not conferred by governments but is a birthright of all people.  “Because we are human, we therefore have rights.  Because we have rights, governments are bound to protect them.”

One of the great accomplishments of the last century came on the tailcoats of one of the our history’s greatest shames…In order to protect the humanity and dignity of all people, on December 10th, 1948, the UN Assembly voted in favor of adopting the UN Declaration of Human Rights.

Although a few abstained, there wasn’t a single vote that opposed this important declaration which was carried by an overwhelming majority.  Have a listen to Hillary Clinton’s landmark speech to the UN.  She couldn’t be more clear.  She has never been more persuasive.

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