|Human Rights Day|
December 10, 1950
Eleanor Roosevelt (left)
Marian Anderson (right)
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Brennan Center was looking toward a new and corrective era and they wrote this. The U.S. President “has asserted that he is above our laws and has simply flouted those with which he disagreed. … He has subjected American citizens to warrantless wiretapping in violation of our law and Constitution and has cast aside the Geneva Conventions. This pattern of ignoring the law must end with the next President. For this to occur, we must first understand how it came about.
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Universal Declaration of
A few within U.S. government challenged this impunity in lawlessness.
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We will not defeat terrorism by claiming the entire world as a battlefield.
It commits us to drive even further down the road of fear.
It commits us to more war and more wasteful spending.
It commits us to ceding our freedoms and liberties on the mere suspicion of wrongdoing.
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