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Human Rights

Although many conservative white evangelicals decry social justice, using terms like “social justice warrior” as a pejorative, it’s impossible to separate it from the Kingdom of God. Let’s explore what the Bible means by justice. […] Read More

Forcibly separating families unnecessarily – especially as a deterrent to cause fear among would-be immigrant families – is cruel. U.S. churches must stand against this crime against humanity. […] Read More

Fred Korematsu, born 100 years ago today, is increasingly becoming recognized as the civil rights hero he was. In 1942, he challenged the internment of 117,000 ethnic Japanese people, the majority of whom were U.S. citizens. […] Read More

Standing on the solid ground of Scripture, EthicsDaily is committed to working with partners advocating for the human rights of immigrants, refugees and asylum-seekers. […] Read More

Many persecuted and marginalized groups, including people of faith, are affected by the constitutional law of their nations. A new resource compiles what 180 nations’ constitutions say about religion, belief, faith and conscience. […] Read More

Baptists as a whole have had a mixed record of defending human rights. Many tend to be vulnerable to the danger of being so grateful for their religious freedom that they won’t rock the boat and defend human rights. […] Read More

On this 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, may we look across the globe and hear the stories of women who are still treated as less than human. […] Read More

A 70-year-old document, no matter how universal, won’t fix our global mess. However, it’s a vital tool in our toolbox. A legal lever to lift the downtrodden, a candle to light in our dark world. […] Read More

The U.N. Declaration of Human Rights is deeply consistent with the Christian faith, but some incongruities exist between the two. However, the problem is with Christian thought, not the declaration. […] Read More

The U.N. Declaration of Human Rights, adopted 70 years ago, is deeply consistent with the Christian faith. It dreams of the “advent of a world” of justice, freedom and peace. […] Read More