By: Suzii Paynter God created us with a hunger to learn. Our universal condition as learning beings makes education a central article in any declaration of rights. And Baptists have made education their mission and ministry.
By: Chris Sanders All people deserve just and favorable working conditions, including a fair and accurate wage, the Universal Declaration says. Yet, working conditions for the poor and middle class are continually undermined.
By: Colin Harris The principles outlined in the Universal Declaration promote the value of a collective commitment to a social and political framework that seeks the well-being of all its participants. Simply put, we are our brothers' keeper.
By: Tony Peck From their earliest days, Baptists have championed religious freedom for everyone. We should use our religious freedom as a platform to allow freedom of speech and expression from others.
By: Gordon King Stateless people live in perpetual limbo and are vulnerable to crime and exploitation. If Christians truly regard human life as sacred, we must address the 15 million people who have no nation to call their home.
By: Sue Smith Nations agree that people can flee their own country to seek asylum elsewhere. Those same nations take issue when people seek refuge within their own borders. It's time we stop looking the other way.
By: Shane McNary Baptists have been involved in human rights, particularly freedom of religion or belief for all, for as long as we have existed. Our Baptist commitment to human rights remains strong today.
By: Zach Dawes Goodwill Baptists, and all goodwill people of faith, need to defend human rights. Today, EthicsDaily.com launches a series focused on some of the articles in the U.N.'s Universal Declaration of Human Rights.