Our right to march was hard won.
Tag: civil rights
Thoughts About MLK Day 2023
Some things to think about on MLK Day and every day.
What are the advantages of dual federalism? Find out here!
Political and Civil Liberties Elsewhere 2
What about freedom of religion?
Gaps in the Quality of Government?
Gaps between what should be and what is?
Political Trust & Distrust 12
Political trust is strengthened by guaranteed political and civil rights.
Supreme Court and Democracy
With the composition of the Supreme Court being so consequential, the Senate has an eternal obligation to confirm justices who will defend the constitution on a non-partisan basis for all people within our borders. We hope citizens will ask their senators to go beyond that and make support for free, fair, and accountable democracy one of their major confirmation criteria.
Martin Luther King Day 2018
In a democracy, people need to trust that they will be treated fairly. They need to know they can vote like anyone else, that they will be treated just as well as anyone else, regardless of how they vote, and that elected officials will feel as accountable to them as anyone else.