Religous Liberty and Gay Rights

Many people view the debate over gay marriage as a conflict between religious liberty and the rights of gays. And this is true, if one rejects the principle of individual rights.

Rights pertain to freedom of action—the freedom to act without coercion. When coercion is banned from human affairs, the interactions between individuals are based […]

Malala Yousufzai and America’s Taliban

In October 2012, 15-year old Malala Yousufzai was shot in the head by a Taliban assassin. The reason? Malala challenged Taliban rule through her blog. CNN reports:

“Where in the Quran does it say that girls should not be educated?” she asked last year. “I have the right to play. I have the right to […]