Stumbling Toward Enlightenment

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18/12/2012
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Remarks by the President at Sandy Hook Interfaith Prayer Vigil

We can’t tolerate this anymore. These tragedies must end. And to end them, we must change. We will be told that the causes of such violence are complex, and that is true. No single law—no set of laws can eliminate evil from the world, or prevent every senseless act of violence in our society. Continue reading

18/12/2012
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3 Brave Women Who Risk Their Lives for Justice

Activists challenging the status quo here in the United States frequently put their bodies on the line by risking arrest or police brutality. But around the world, the simple act of speaking up for basic human rights, whether it’s pushing for an end to genocide, fighting impunity for crimes, or supporting the dignity and rights of women, all types of nonviolent resistance can risk death threats, torture, violence, harassment and exile. Continue reading

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