In the Declaration of Independence Thomas Jefferson wrote “We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are endowed by their creator with certain inalienable rights, chief amongst these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness” at the time it was a radical idea. Today Conservatives think that our gay citizens wanting to redeem this promise for themselves is a still a radical idea. Who would have thought that people who want to wrap themselves in the mantle of the Founders would wind up on the side of the Monarchists?
|By: Bill Egnor Wednesday September 29, 2010 6:25 am|
|By: Bill Egnor Wednesday May 20, 2009 7:59 am|
While torture accountability is of critical importance, it is but one of a host of issues that need to be addressed under the ideal of the rule of law. Full rights for all citizens is one of these areas. It should not be shunted aside just because there is a lot on our plate.