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Our civil rights are infringed upon every day in America. Our civil rights topics range from gay rights, abortion, women’s rights, transsexual rights, minorities rights to any disenfranchised groups that is continually oppressed by society or the government.

An Autonomy of Self

The United States lags behind in social progress as many countries regulate and legalize prostitution. In 2003, the United States Supreme Court oversaw Lawrence v. Texas, ruling to legalize sodomy in the entire nation. Justice Kennedy remarked, "Liberty presumes an autonomy of self that includes...

Woman Up!

An overview of the women’s political journey, and how we can continue to be involved “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.” We all know by now that not only was this statement total crap when it was written in...

Occupy Wall Street

“We’re mad as hell, and we’re not gonna take it anymore!” Occupy Wall Street and the death of the American Dream by Scott Patrick Humphrey “All day, all week, occupy Wall Street”, “The people united can never be defeated”, “The whole world is watching”; these were just...

Women’s March 2017

  Cities across North Texas joined the Women's March, a national movement happening across the country to protect women's rights. Events have been planned Saturday in Denton, Dallas and Fort Worth with thousands expected to attend. The grassroots effort, jump-started in Washington, D.C., stands for solidarity for...

WOMEN’S RIGHTS INTACT IN VIRGINIA AS PERSONHOOD BILL IS DEFEATED

Virginia's "Personhood Bill", which would have essentially made abortions in the state either impossible, illegal, or humiliating by the use of trans-vaginal ultrasound, was defeated in a 24-12 vote.   The Senate agreed to table the legislation until next year's legislative session. For now, women's...

I Am the Revolution Premiere

“I Am The Revolution” will make its World Premiere at DOC NYC tonight, Thursday, November 15th at 7:30pm the Cinepolis Chelsea (on 260 W 23rd St, between 7th and 8th Avenues) with a press screening last Wednesday, November 7th at 10am at the IFC Center(on Sixth...

Moot Magazine’s April Issue is Coming Soon!

Moot Magazine's April Issue is Coming Soon! Features: Race In America Trayvon Martin Case Interracial Dating Minority Racists and of course our political content and much more! Look for our April issue soon!    

The Trayvon Martin Case: A Narrative of Race and Class Warfare

It goes without saying that an anecdote about rural Arkansas is an unlikely point of departure for a discussion about the political implications surrounding the refusal of the Sanford, Florida police department to initially arrest George Zimmerman in the case of Trayvon Martin. However,...

The Declaration of Independence: Hijacked or Just Misunderstood

Believing with you that religion is a matter which lies solely between man and his God, that he owes account to none other for his faith or his worship, that the legislative powers of government reach actions only, and not opinions. (Part 1) Thomas...

Why Every Girl Needs A Gay

Gone are the days when a gay man is expected to marry a woman and live as if he’s straight, never mentioning the truth of how he feels, but there is still a long way to go before gay men are treated as equals...