Bobby Jindal

Unalienable human rights not up for popular vote

Later this week, we will celebrate the 239th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress, wherein are contained the words, " …all men are created equal, … endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness." We will also commemorate the 152nd anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, the beginning of the end of the Civil War, and about which Abraham Lincoln asked "whether any nation so conceived and so dedicated can long endure." Last week was an affirmation that the most fundamental principles of the American experiment in democracy are alive...