Young Voices Associate Cathy Reisenwitz Published by Antiwar.com

Yesterday Antiwar.com published a column by Young Voices Associate Cathy Reisenwitz, New UN Report Highlights How US Drone Policy Violates International Law:

The US conducts, on average, one drone strike every four days. This is literally a matter of life and many, many deaths. In these matters transparency is absolutely essential. The United States absolutely must get our drone policy in line with these recommendations to ensure we are following existing international law.

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Young Voices Advocate Rebecca Furdek Published by TownHall

This weekend TownHall published a column by Young Voices Advocate Rebecca Furdek, Do You Have the Right To Give Free Advice?:

Occupational licensing regimes have risen sharply in the United States in recent years, placing bureaucratic barriers to entry on over 29% of all jobs. Meanwhile, our nation is undeniably replacing manual labor with service professions, which, by definition, rely heavily on speech. As such, these new broad licensing requirements have begun to affect the historically prized realm of free speech. Licensing boards, supported by some district and appellate courts, are increasingly shoving spoken advice within the purview of a licensed professional’s “conduct,” thereby barring these words from traditional First Amendment “speech” protections.

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