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Rights

Battles' diatribe on women's rights was just sad

James Battles, of Lakes of the Four Seasons, must be experiencing a lot of personal tragedy in order to write such a hate-filled letter, "Why should men determine what rights women have?"

April 13, 2014 12:00 am

Project rights of majority, not exclusively minority

Our idiots in D.C. are once again thinking about stepping on the majority of Americans’ constitutional rights because of their stupidity, keenness, arrogance and appeasing to the various minorities within our society.

December 19, 2013 12:00 am

Human rights are given by man, not by God

Cheree Calabro's recent letter states our freedoms our God-given. How so? Our rights were given to us by man. If they were God-given, as Calabro claims, explain why we have had many of our rights violated through the centuries.

December 08, 2013 12:00 am

Government grants privileges, not rights

American citizens need to learn what is and isn't a right.

October 30, 2013 12:00 am

Bullying is everywhere, needs to be stopped

Bullying is everywhere and being done to young and old. Innocent people are being falsely accused. Their reputation, life and freedom are being taken away by these vicious lying people.

April 26, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Obamacare tramples Americans' right to conscience

GUEST COMMENTARY: Obamacare tramples Americans' right to conscience

As a U.S. history teacher, I am incredibly disturbed by Obamacare’s trampling of our right to conscience.

February 14, 2013 1:00 am

We're worse off now than we were eight years ago

Have you given any thought to what rights you have lost in the last eight years ? Let's see ...

January 06, 2013 12:00 am

The Constitution does not protect absolute gun rights

I cannot speak to constitutional law, but I can speak to grammar and sentence structure, which anyone should acknowledge was probably more intimately studied and practiced in the 18th century than it is today.

December 30, 2012 12:00 am

Understand the difference between rights and privileges

Our only true rights are called natural individual rights. They are the property of each individual just for being a human. They also are called unalienable because they are independent of government and others.

June 29, 2012 11:00 pm
OFFBEAT: 'I Love Lucy Live' stage show coming to Chicago Fall 2012

OFFBEAT: 'I Love Lucy Live' stage show coming to Chicago Fall 2012

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

April 01, 2012 12:00 am

Ind. House supports right to resist police acting illegally

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House agreed to add a right to resist police to the state's self-defense law Thursday in response to a May 2011 Supreme Court ruling that said Hoosiers never can resist police.

March 01, 2012 4:45 pm

Founding Fathers expected charity to be voluntary

The founding of our nation was primarily based off of the concept that as citizens we stay independent from government. A limited government served the purpose of providing just enough guidelines for society to protect and enlarge freedom, keep government power under control, and protect and…

November 05, 2011 12:00 am

Indiana should stand firm on Planned Parenthood issue

I hope the government of Indiana stands firm and tells President Barack Obama to stop interfering with our right to block funding for Planned Parenthood. His threat of withholding Medicaid funding is a cheap trick to help a political crony stay in business.

June 28, 2011 12:00 am
Indiana Civil Rights Commission hosts full-day conference

Indiana Civil Rights Commission hosts full-day conference

Members of the local justice and education community listen to Rochelle Brock, of Indiana University Northwest, talk about social justice and the urban education during the the Indiana Civil Rights Commission conference and exhibition Friday at the Genesis Convention Center in Gary.

April 29, 2011 4:40 pm
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