Sunday, 24 May 2015

The Human Rights Act

The Human Rights Act protects your basic human rights regardless of your gender, religion or background and ensures that everyone is treated equally and fairly.
Here’s a list of the rights that the Act gives us access to. How can we oppose these?
*the right to life;
* the prohibition of torture and inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment;
* the prohibition of slavery and forced labour;
* the right to liberty and security of the person;
* the right to a fair trial;
* prohibition of punishment without law;
* the right to respect for private and family life;
* the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion;
* the right to freedom of expression;
* the right to freedom of assembly and association;
* the right for men and women to marry and found a family;
* the right to peaceful enjoyment of personal property;
* the right to education;
* the right to free elections;
* and the prohibition of discrimination.

Making Sense of Human Rights ( Read more, learn More )

I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.
S.G. Tallentyre (Evelyn Beatrice Hall)

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