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Abstract: Ideas of Natural Law were crucial in drafting the US Constitution. These seminal ideas were made known to document “framers” largely by way of William Blackstone’s Commentaries on the Laws of England. The Commentaries represent the truest philosophic origins of America’s legal system. In these dissembling times of recurrent political manipulation, Blackstone’s work warrants [...]

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) announced Monday that it was increasing resources for humanitarian aid for migrants on the Poland-Belarus border, in addition to providing additional options for repatriation and voluntary return to their home countries. The IOM estimates that there are currently 2,000 migrants on the border and that many are vulnerable to [...]

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“History is an illustrious war against death.” – José Ortega y Gasset, Man and Crisis (1958) Afghanistan and “Palestine”: Newly Emerging Linkages At first glance, there are no obvious connections between the Taliban victory over the United States in Afghanistan and Palestinian terrorism against Israel. Upon closer inspection, however, the recent Taliban triumph reflects more [...]

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Swiss citizens voted on Sunday to amend the Swiss Civil Code to legalize same-sex couples’ right to marry and to adopt children. Voters accepted the proposal in a 64 to 36 percent vote. The Swiss Federal Council and Parliament called for a referendum and endorsed same-sex marriage. They explained that although same-sex Swiss couples could [...]

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We have a very narrow window in which we can assist women who want to leave Afghanistan, a window of a few days, at best, and we must take this opportunity. It is nearly impossible right now for an unaccompanied woman to leave her home in Kabul, let alone make her way to the airport. [...]

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US President Joe Biden announced a new measure on Thursday requiring all federal workers and on-site contractors to verify that they received the COVID-19 vaccine. Unvaccinated federal employees will face mandatory masking, weekly testing, and travel restrictions. The White House’s new policy reflects concern over the Delta variant, which is increasing the rate of infection [...]

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