Published: Tue, 06 Dec 2016 11:12:08 +0000
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZInformation about laws banning the burning and other desecration of the American flag, Texas v. Johnson, the Flag Protection Act, and the Flag Desecration Amendment.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZThe pro-life vs. pro-choice debate is central to American social policy, religion and culture. Find out what each side believes.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZWhy is abortion legal in the United States? Tom Head explains.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZA timeline history of freedom of speech in the United States.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZWhy is marijuana illegal? Find out inside.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZThe 8 worst presidents ever on civil liberties issues.
2016-12-06T11:12:08Z12 common types of oppression and their origins.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZA timeline history of the War on Drugs.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZIs feminism relevant? Tom Head looks at the question.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZThe top 7 arguments against racial profiling.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZAbortion rights explained from a civil liberties perspective. Includes links to rulings, quotations, and relevant organizations.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZHistory of Racial Profiling - An Illustrated History of Racial Profiling in the United States
2016-12-06T11:12:08Z8 reasons why marijuana should be legalized.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZA timeline history of interracial marriage laws.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZThe Bill of Rights, as we call the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution, is the centerpiece of the civil liberties debate in the United States.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZA list of ten persistent myths spread by some activists within the anti-abortion movement.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZA guide to important dates in America's gun rights history. Learn the timeline of the Second Amendment and the challenges to gun rights.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZThe importance of the Bill of Rights isn't as obvious as it might first appear.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZDoes the fetus have rights? Yes, up to a point.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZA profile of the concept of the imperial presidency and the unitary executive theory.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZMarriage is established as a civil right by the Fourteenth Amendment. But does this apply to same-sex marriages? Read more to find out.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZA history of feminism in the United States. Includes illustrations and links to further resources on specific events.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZWhat is illegal question? Tom Head explains.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZDebunking five common arguments in favor of the death penalty.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZWhere did the right to privacy come from? This timeline explores the origins of the right to privacy.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZIs abortion murder? Some critics of the procedure say yes, but let's examine that a little more carefully.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZA timeline history of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK), a white supremacist terrorist organization that worked in collusion with Southern segregationist governments.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZWhat would happen if Roe v. Wade were overturned?
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZTen astonishingly racist Supreme Court rulings.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZAn overview of landmark Supreme Court death penalty cases.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZWhen did abortion begin? Civil Liberties.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZThe Fifth Amendment is arguably the most complex part of the original Bill of Rights. Here is a list of Supreme Court cases dealing with the Fifth Amendment.
2016-12-06T11:12:08Z8 common arguments against immigration reform, with responses.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZA summary of Pace v. Alabama (1883), the Supreme Court's first interracial marriage case.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZA timeline history of marijuana laws in the United States.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZA list of landmark Supreme Court cases on hate speech and the First Amendment.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZThis article provides background behind the DC handgun case and a look at how the Supreme Court's ruling impacts gun owners nation-wide.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZA description of the five major reasons why laws exist.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZA short history of American civil liberties.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZA short history of Supreme Court cases dealing with self-incrimination.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZAlcohol is, without question, our country's deadliest recreational drug - and one of the most addictive. Read six reasons why alcohol is legal.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZSupreme Court cases dealing with the Fourteenth Amendment.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZA timeline history of obscenity in the United States.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZDoes hate crime legislation threaten free speech?
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZThe history of racial segregationism in the United States is hard to pin down, as the key players have generally worked in secret.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZSupreme Court cases dealing with the Ninth Amendment.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZThe right to free speech is a U.S. tradition, but actually respecting the right to free speech is not. A timeline of censorship in the United States.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZLooking for information on different types of libertarians, including anarcho-capitalists, civil libertarians, classical liberals, fiscal libertarians, geolibertarians, left-libertarians, libertarian socialists, minarchists, neolibertarians, Objectivists, and paleolibertarians? You've come to the right place!
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZA timeline history of desegregation in the United States.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZHow will future Supreme Court cases address marijuana?
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZThe Declaration of Independence was an angry, desperate response to British oppression of colonists. The signers objected to 10 British policies.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZThird-wave feminism and the future of the feminist movement.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZA human rights profile of the government of North Korea, known as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), which is guilty of systemic human rights abuses and human rights violations.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZPicking up a protest sign and going out to march, in the heat or the cold, is not a very natural thing to do. But it's not a waste of time, and here's why.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZHow much money does an abortion cost? Learn the average cost of an abortion.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZThe First Amendment and its text, origins, and meanings. Includes links to information on specific clauses.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZWhy I use the term. Civil Liberties.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZAbortion is addressed indirectly in the Bible. What does the Bible have to say about the procedure?
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZA summary of McLaughlin v. State of Florida (1964), the Supreme Court's second interracial relationships case.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZA short illustrated history of xenophobia in the United States.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZFacts about the War on Drugs. Civil Liberties.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZThe 5 most common arguments against the separation of church and state, with rebuttals.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZThe text, origins, and meaning of the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which protects the right to bear arms.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZAn illustrated guide to various types of execution, capital punishment and death penalty enforcement in use by various governments today.
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2016-12-06T11:12:08ZCommunity organizing is often criticized but seldom understood.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZThe three most common opinions and views on abortion rights.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZIn the case of McDonald v. Chicago, the U.S. Supreme Court specifically confirmed the individual right to possess guns under the Second Amendment.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZThe Miller test is the standard used by courts to define obscenity. It comes from the Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling in Miller v. California (1973).
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZGun rights took a step forward during President Ronald Reagan's administration, but took a step back after his presidency due in part to legislation that he supported. Learn about the important Second Amendment-related measures of the Reagan era, how they related to gun rights, and President Ronald Reagan's stance on them.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZThe text, origins, and meaning of Eighth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which protects defendants from cruel and unusual punishment.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZSupreme Court cases dealing with the Second Amendment and gun control.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZA timeline history of pornography, from 5200 BCE to the present.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZWhat is abortion? Find out here.
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2016-12-06T11:12:08ZThe text, origins, and meaning of the Fifth Amendment, which governs confessions and protects property rights, among other things.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZA timeline history of transgender and transsexual rights in the United States.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZPage 5. The last page of a formidable pro-gay marriage article on legal gay marriage supporting a pro-same sex marriage position in opposition to the Federal Marriage Amendment.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZSupreme Court cases dealing with double jeopardy.
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2016-12-06T11:12:08ZA timeline history of state's rights.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZWhy do we need government? Without it, individuals will create their own, a system political theorists refer to as despotism.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZGun rights came under fire during the administration of President Bill Clinton. The Clinton administration brought about the Assault Weapons Ban and the Brady Bill, as well as several executive orders that pushed through new gun control measures.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZAn illustrated history of the American gay rights movement.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZComprehensive immigration reform explained. What is it, and why is it controversial?
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZWhere do we get our rights? Tom Head reflects on the question.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZGun rights took a step forward under the administration of President George W. Bush. A federal ban on assault weapons expired during the administration of George W. Bush and nominations to the U.S. Supreme Court led to two major court victories favoring the Second Amendment. However, President Bush also supported some mild gun control measures.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZA timeline history of Miranda rights and the Miranda warning.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZThe concept of the Religious Right has always been vaguely insulting towards the tens of millions of evangelical voters who are counted among its ranks.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZSupreme Court cases dealing with pornography.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZA timeline history of the right to die movement.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZProstitution has existed in nearly every civilization on earth, stretching back throughout all of recorded human history.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZFive questions (and answers) about transgender rights. Explains why it's a civil liberties issue, and what you can do to help.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZTen great literary classics that were targeted by obscenity trials. Includes James Joyce's
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZA timeline history of the Religious Right.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZIs torture justified? It isn't necessarily an easy question.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZAn illustrated guide to current women's rights issues.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZIn recent years, the political debate over gun rights in America has centered on the aspect of self-defense. How often are guns actually used in self-defense? Often, as it turns out.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZWho wrote the First Amendment? Find out inside.
2016-12-06T11:12:08ZShould human cloning be banned? Tom Head weighs the pros and cons.