What Are Human Rights?
Do you think our society values human rights?
The concept of human rights can mean different things to different people, but there are core tenets of human rights that we can all agree on.
The United States Constitution, and the Bill of Rights, was one of the first documents to really explore and define the concept of human rights. We Hold These Truths explores how the rights and responsibilities contained within the First Amendment relate to, and support, our modern view of human rights.
The above video clip contains highlights from the 2018 Sedona Forum, the McCain Institute’s annual, high-level gathering of national and international leaders. Starting from the assumption of character-driven leadership and core democratic values, The Sedona Forum convenes thought-leaders, decision-makers, activists and diverse experts to discuss approaches and solutions to real-world problems.
Here, in We Hold These Truths, we’re asking you to join this conversation.
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