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A Domestic Role for the U.S. Commission on Unalienable Rights

Commentators worry that the Commission on Unalienable Rights aims to redefine international human rights specifically in order to influence U.S. conceptions of rights.
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Quebec’s Bill 21 and the Enforcement of ‘Liberal Values’

This ardent defense of secularism is part of Quebec’s pushback against an “orthodoxy” that many Québécois fear will undermine “liberal values.”
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Beyond a Politics of Nostalgia: Religious Freedom and the Ends of Democracy

How do we narrate religious freedom in the United States?
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