Does the imam have a legal right to build the mosque at Ground Zero? The answer is yes. But is it the right thing to do? The answer is no. And most Americans and most moderate Muslims join with me in that call.
By the fulfillment of my legal and moral duty I think I have earned punishment just as little as the tens of thousands of dutiful German officials who have now been imprisoned only because they carried out their duties.
On behalf of NARAL Pro-Choice America - and our one million member activists - I am honored to be here to talk to you about what's at stake for women in 2012. I am proud to say that the Democratic Party believes that women have the right to choose a safe legal abortion with dignity and privacy.
Even those who like me believe that Roe v. Wade and the decisions elaborating on reproductive rights were constitutionally correct must recognize that for many on the right the sudden and relatively sloppily reasoned character of the abortion rulings... did real damage to the Court's reputation as a relatively neutral arbiter of legal disputes.
Today corruption has won and justice has lost. I brought corruption cases in good faith involving powerful people and the political and legal establishment blatantly covered up and retaliated by targeting my law license.
Italy advocates the adoption of a legal instrument on cultural diversity guaranteeing every country the protection of its own historical identity and the uniqueness of its physical and intangible cultural heritage.