March 17, 2020

Reflection on Unalienable Rights

M.A. in Human Rights student, Joseph Enzler, reflects on his recent opportunity to attend a meeting of the Commission on Inalienable Rights, formed by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Enzler shares how this experience shaped his view on public policy as he heard from both academic and private sector experts.
March 17, 2020

Human Rights and Human Dignity at the U.S. Department of State

Abigail Wilkinson, M.A. in Human Rights student with the IHE, demonstrates the growing need for legislation that respects basic rights as she reflects on her time attending a recent meeting of the Commission on Unalienable Rights. Her reflection is one that challenges us to ask ourselves: who are the people and what are the organizations that are responsible for ensuring rights for all?
February 13, 2020

March for Life 2020: Perspectives from a Human Rights Student

Student Abigail Wilkinson shares while worldwide abuses against human dignity often discourage her, the joy, diversity, and vision of human flourishing present at the March for Life gave her reasons for hope.
February 13, 2020

Freedom as Choice

Student Joseph Enzler reflects about what set this year's March for Life apart - the President's presence - and the Eternal Truth that is the life of a baby at the time of conception.
February 8, 2020

Marching for Life with the Democrats for Life of America

M.A. student Steven Howard shares his unique perspective about marching for life with fellow Democrats. He sheds light on why he chooses to be part of a party that (mostly) champions abortion rights.
February 5, 2020

Newspaper Covers M.A. in Human Rights Program

Aleteia, a national Catholic news outlet, recently published an article introducing the M.A. in Human Rights, saying, “Pontifical university creates the first program of its kind.” The article discusses the unique Catholic lens brought to the program as well as its interdisciplinary approach.
February 5, 2020

Justice for All – the March for Life

M.A. student Michael Moss discusses the many groups that gather together for a common cause at the March for life. He reflects on Congressman Chris Smith's contributions to the pro-life cause, as well as the many other people he encounters.
February 3, 2020

“Do You Hear the People Sing” – One Student’s Reflection on the March for Life

A student in the M.A. in Human Rights had an on-the-ground look at this year's March for Life. She offers her thoughts on the group gathered, the dynamics of having President Trump speak, and the right to protest.
May 22, 2019

Washington Insider – June 2019

In his column, William Saunders, JD, discusses The March for Life, the President, and Executive Branch Developments; The Supreme Court and Other Judicial Matters; State Developments; and, Other Developments: Human Rights and Abortion.