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right

at a certain time exactly or precisely at a specific place or time. Meet me at this corner right at 3:00 P.M. The restaurant is right at First and Main Streets.
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Many people say that the Bill of Rights, which is celebrating its 215th anniversary this year, is the most important part of America's most important document.
These days, the Bill of Rights is being tested in new areas.
They may deal with human sexuality, gay rights or the "occult.
The incident is also a good example of the influence the Religious Right holds in the Republican Party, and thus the larger political system, today.
Most important, Field advocated a groundbreaking jurisprudence of unenumerated natural rights.
Critics, particularly established local butchers, charged (correctly) that the whole deal stank of an exclusive privilege granted to well-connected insiders and, in a surprising move, claimed the law violated their rights under the 14th Amendment.
The answer was definitive: "The Second Amendment secures a right of individuals generally, not a fight of states or a right restricted to persons serving in militias.
But Dershowitz quickly dismisses any claim that rights are divine, saying "God's law has been the source of justification for genocidal crusades, inquisitions, slavery, serfdom, monarchy, anti-Semitism, anti-Catholicism, bigotry against Muslims, genocide against Native Americans, homophobia, terrorism, and many other wrongs.
Not all rights are on an equal footing, because not all rights are of the same kind.
The conventional wisdom is that constitutionalizing economic rights would be pointless, counter-productive, or impossible in our society.
This declaration was followed by the International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) in 1966.
The scope of the protections of the Fifth and Sixth Amendment rights to counsel likewise reflect the principles underlying those protections.
In August 1993, the Secretary of State moved to strengthen further the human rights efforts of our embassies.
As Andrew Nathan of Human Rights Watch-Asia suggests, "We're no longer in a position of forcing them to make changes because they're afraid they'll lose trade privileges.
A committee of the elected commission has recommended a bill of rights for the new charter.