Wednesday, July 14, 2010

What society...

"What society would continue if it declared that it is the right of citizens to kill innocent persons by majority [vote]? In the best scenario it would be converted into a tyranny, against which upright persons would have to react, according to this advice by Gandhi: 'As soon as one understands that obeying unjust laws is contrary to his dignity as a man, no tyranny can dominate him.'"
~ Most Reverend Francisco Gil Hellin, Archbishop of Burgos, Spain, July 11, 2010 ~

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

When we consider...

"When we consider that women are treated as property, it is degrading to women that we should treat our children as property to be disposed of as we see fit."
~ Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Women's Rights Movement Organizer, October 16, 1887 ~