Only Places Have Rights?by Wendy McElroy
Mar. 06, 2013
1.Trump Foreign Policy Speech Signals Death of Neocons and Peace With Russia
2.The Guardian Says Correcting People On Their Grammar Is Racist
3.Anti-Trump Protester Pepper Sprays Little Girls in The Face
4.KKK Endorses Hillary Clinton, Say They've 'Given Her 20k' In Donations
5.WATCH: Trump Speaks After Crushing The CUCK Crew (Conservatives United For Cruz and Kasich)
6.German Nuclear Plant in Bavaria Infected With Malware, Logins Compromised
7.France: Video Shows Migrant Women Beat 16-Yr-Old Girl 'For Wearing A Dress'
8.England Bans Its Own Flag to Avoid Offending Muslims
Geography is a peculiar way to think about rights. But the rights that people can exercise are being increasingly defined by the square foot of earth they happen to stand on. These ‘rights’ can change in the course of a two-minute walk.
I am not referring to the fact that various nations recognize rights in widely different ways. Nor do I refer to the rules of conduct laid down by property owners for anyone who wants to enter their homes or businesses. I mean the steady curtailing of the legal and Constitutionally-protected rights that peaceful people are allowed to exercise in public places. From free-speech zones at universities to the “cages” into which protesters are frequently forced, the ability to exercise fundamental rights in public places (and sometimes private ones) is being narrowed down geographically.