Tag Archives: rights

Supreme Court case highlights MLK’s call for workers’ rights

Weeks before he was assassinated, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. began a movement for workers’ rights. Fifty years later, the Services Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 100 and the NAACP have vowed to continue the fight. In a speech to ...

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Former Fresno State student eyewitness to refugee crisis in Europe

For 10 days, former Fresno State student Antonio Olmos’ eyes told the story of the refugee crisis in Europe through his camera. Olmos is a London-based freelance photojournalist and was sent by British newspapers The Guardian and The Observer into ...

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‘Religious freedom’ laws help justify discrimination

The country is in an uproar over what’s happening in Indiana and Arkansas. The Supreme Court of the United States is getting ready to hear a case on same-sex marriage. Meanwhile, legislators are waging a war on equal rights to ...

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Charles Manson’s engaged but somehow I’m still single

Charles Manson, best known as the leader of the “Manson Family” cult who was convicted in 1971 of the murders of five people – one of whom was pregnant – is officially engaged to his girlfriend. The cult leader was ...

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Fresno State students request same-sex marriage licenses [gallery]

One week after Proposition 8 was ruled unconstitutional by a three-judge panel to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, several Fresno State students and community members met in downtown Fresno to show support for marriage equality. Same-sex couples requested ...

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Taking down USA’s political religion

Here in America, much emphasis is placed on our inherent rights as human beings. The idea of individuals having natural, God-given rights is ingrained into the souls of the citizens of our country.

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Meet Dennis Wilson, Internet Sheriff


Dennis L. Wilson, the man who has become known in the legal world as “the sheriff of the Internet,” visited Fresno State on Tuesday to enlighten many on the nature of online law.

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