Civil Rights

Myths of marital rape

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Kneeling during the National Anthem has always been about race

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The issue presented in this case is about how kneeling during the National Anthem has always been about race and not about the American flag or the military. As the article mentions, Colin Kaepernick, the then-San Francisco 49ers quarterback started the protests. He stated to NFL Media that he will not stand in pride for a country that afflict people of colour. He started by simply sitting down at the three first pre-season games of the 2016 season, but in respect to army veterans like Nate Boyer, he agreed that taking a knee would be a more respectful posture.

To Encourage the Kneeling Protests in the NFL

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                After 49ers player Colin Kaepernick knelt down during the US national anthem in 2016 to protest racial injustices and police brutality, many other players and supporters have joined the wave of protest. To this day, many who are against this protest argue that it is not the place for sports players to include political issues into a game that is only there for their entertainment. Although no sanctions have been put on players who protest by kneeling during the national anthem, many people have expressed their disagreement towards the gesture.

Trumps' Syrian Ban

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Kneeling for Humanity

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The issue involving police brutality and racism in the United States of America. In response the racism and brutality, mainly towards people of color, professional athletes from the National Football league. This issue has been going on for many months now, and to some it is an actual issue, for others, a way of expressing themselves. This article talks about Donald Trump’s view on the subject which is a very bold one. He recently said “The American public is fed up with the disrespect the NFL is paying to our country, our flag, and our National Anthem.

Religious Symbol or Deadly Weapon?

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The issue of being allowed to wear the traditional ceremonial dagger named the “Kirpan” has been an ongoing debate hear in Quebec over the past little while. This issue has been especially controversial when debating whether it should or should not be allowed in schools. The following article describes why the law was overturned, and how today Sikh students are allowed to wear their religious ceremonial dagger in school. This issue arose because of a 12-year-old Sikh boy who was denied by the Quebec schoolboard from wearing his Kirpan.

You should be easily identified, and I should too!

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This first issue to be further analyzed has been a reoccurring issue being brought up very often in the province of Quebec. The issue relating to the religious clothing Islamic people in particular wear has been a topic seen as a disturbance. The article title clearly states the topic of discussion, the headline being “I should see your face, and you should see mine”. The article describes changes in the Bill 62, which basically forces anyone giving or receiving public services, to do so with their faces uncovered.

Freedom of Speech

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This article looks at the pros and cons that freedom of speech present. Freedom of Speech is something that has been an important part of the history, and still is something very important in society to this day. Being able to speak freely has its advantage and here are some of them. First freedom of speech enable you to express yourself and your personal thoughts, it allows you to say what you want, when you want, without any worries about having to pay fines or being jailed. Another good aspect freedom of speech bring to the table is protection against special interest.