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by Separatist Peoples
Tue May 21, 2019 2:57 pm
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: Draft: Establish Uniform Rules of Criminal Procedure
Replies: 2
Views: 51

"Most of this, despite it's length, is mostly covered elsewhere. All this does is require nations have and keep public criminal procedure and apply it uniformly. It asks for a fair trial with little explanation for what that is. As it stands, the WA has equal protection and fair justice resolut...
by Separatist Peoples
Tue May 21, 2019 5:52 am
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [DRAFT] ‘Freedom of Assembly and Association’
Replies: 52
Views: 1372

“In 4c, I fail to see how it would be possible to fight in the army without being compelled to do something political, as it is in the nature of the job. Also, I think you need to put something about being allowed to prohibited illegal religious or political actions, since assassination would be a ...
by Separatist Peoples
Sat May 18, 2019 5:04 am
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [DRAFT] Repeal GAR#8 "World Assembly Headquarters"
Replies: 10
Views: 331

Ooc: GenSec's first ruling was to declare references to the SC Metagaming violations. Best decision we ever made.
by Separatist Peoples
Tue May 14, 2019 2:03 am
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [Draft] Banning Discrimination in Religious Organisations
Replies: 211
Views: 4664

"Your god's gift does not tolerate doctrinal disagreement, but requires instead a lock-step ideological acceptance, enforced with the threat of eternal torture in the hereinafter and social ostracization in the immediacy. If that was not enough, you categorically threaten those incompatible wi...
by Separatist Peoples
Mon May 13, 2019 4:59 pm
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [Draft] Banning Discrimination in Religious Organisations
Replies: 211
Views: 4664

"If your god's gift requires blind acceptance of invidious discrimination, then we are all better off without those 'gifts'." "Your grace, it isn't blind, and you aren't required to receive these sacraments. That you don't believe is absolutely your prerogative. That we retain the po...
by Separatist Peoples
Mon May 13, 2019 4:37 pm
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [Draft] Banning Discrimination in Religious Organisations
Replies: 211
Views: 4664

"Ambassadors, Simply calling yourself an adherent to a faith does not make you one. This proposal, in our eyes, effectively removes an organised religion's ability to decide whether or not an individual actually is an adherent. Before we can perform a sacrament such as marriage or holy orders ...
by Separatist Peoples
Mon May 13, 2019 1:56 pm
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [DRAFT] ‘Freedom of Assembly and Association’
Replies: 52
Views: 1372

“So, not a reasoned argument about why any religion is incorrect, just a dogmatic assertion of your prejudiced view which you apparently expect people to take on faith as a matter of — to use a common idiom — ‘‘gospel truth’…” "I've little need to argue about the existence or lack of existence...
by Separatist Peoples
Sun May 12, 2019 10:43 am
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [DRAFT] ‘Freedom of Assembly and Association’
Replies: 52
Views: 1372

"So your government views freedom from discrimination in employment on the basis of sex as so much more important than the freedom of religious believers to practice their faiths in a 'theologically-correct' manner that the former must always trump the latter, even if the members of a religiou...
by Separatist Peoples
Sat May 11, 2019 11:09 am
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [DRAFT] ‘Freedom of Assembly and Association’
Replies: 52
Views: 1372

"The C.D.S.P. opposes this based on clause 3. Our government sees great benefit in preventing religious organizations from engaging in invidious discrimination. Our opposition will lessen considerably if the next draft makes it clear that nations can identify which organizations are economic i...
by Separatist Peoples
Sat May 11, 2019 7:55 am
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [DRAFT] ‘Freedom of Assembly and Association’
Replies: 52
Views: 1372

"The C.D.S.P. opposes this based on clause 3. Our government sees great benefit in preventing religious organizations from engaging in invidious discrimination. Our opposition will lessen considerably if the next draft makes it clear that nations can identify which organizations are economic in...
by Separatist Peoples
Sat May 11, 2019 7:38 am
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [Draft] Responses to Mutually Assured Destruction
Replies: 83
Views: 2297

"I share my colleague's concerns. The consequences of noncompliance are never as grave as the consequences of ignoring an existential attack. Nations therefore have no incentive to comply. A better effort would focus on preventing escalation of a conflict to reaching the nuclear point in the fi...
by Separatist Peoples
Wed May 08, 2019 8:08 pm
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [PASSED] Preventing Species Extinction
Replies: 88
Views: 2579

"That is vanishingly unlikely, ambassador." It is very likely to happen to the industrialized countries. The industries will be the main affected of this proposal and also the people who are employed in those industries!! "Ambassador, the Confederate Dominion was already largely in c...
by Separatist Peoples
Tue May 07, 2019 5:59 pm
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [PASSED] Preventing Species Extinction
Replies: 88
Views: 2579

Republica JIM wrote:
Grug Island wrote:Grug want to see shiny rocks protect you when Grug make you extinct

This proposal wiil make Millions and millios of new pour people!!

"That is vanishingly unlikely, ambassador."
by Separatist Peoples
Tue May 07, 2019 5:23 pm
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [Draft] Repeal "Restrictions on Child Labor"
Replies: 13
Views: 426

"A nation that relies on child labor is a nation that needs to refocus it's resources and efforts, not a nation that needs to double-down on their race to the bottom. "Even if there was no moral argument in favor, permitting child labor enables nations to drop product costs, making it impo...
by Separatist Peoples
Tue May 07, 2019 8:40 am
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [CHALLENGE]Banning Discrimination in Religious Organisations
Replies: 18
Views: 619

You're citing two completely unrelated standards. For the religion side, you're arguing that the organization should be able to say "Our religious ideology forbids black people from becoming priests, because of something our holy book says," based on the freedom to assemble. Why should bu...
by Separatist Peoples
Mon May 06, 2019 6:36 pm
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: Withdrawn: Repeal of "Reproductive Freedoms"
Replies: 14
Views: 454

"Considering extant law actually deals with free speech law among individuals, the phrase "targeted animosity" cannot mean just ill will or enmity without contradicting that extant law. "Policies with respect to private harassment should be codified where that harassment is used...
by Separatist Peoples
Mon May 06, 2019 6:31 pm
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: Withdrawn: Repeal of "Reproductive Freedoms"
Replies: 14
Views: 454

"Considering extant law actually deals with free speech law among individuals, the phrase "targeted animosity" cannot mean just ill will or enmity without contradicting that extant law. "Policies with respect to private harassment should be codified where that harassment is used...
by Separatist Peoples
Mon May 06, 2019 6:23 pm
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: Withdrawn: Repeal of "Reproductive Freedoms"
Replies: 14
Views: 454

1) Sounds like national sovereignty-ism. 4) Blatant harassment and threatening of doctors, nurses and patients is not free speech, and should be punished to the fullest extent of the law. Or it would be if it involved making or speaking threats towards "vaccinationists" and their patients...
by Separatist Peoples
Mon May 06, 2019 6:13 pm
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: Withdrawn: Repeal of "Reproductive Freedoms"
Replies: 14
Views: 454

Separatist Peoples wrote:"As usual, we will do everything in our power to scuttle any attempt to repeal Reproductive Freedoms that are not our own."
by Separatist Peoples
Mon May 06, 2019 6:08 pm
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [Draft] Repeal: "Reproductive Freedoms"
Replies: 16
Views: 352

I have been granted the ability to modify and publish Repeal: "Reproductive Freedoms" by the original author. I would appreciate any advice on the legality of the draft. The following is the draft: The General Assembly, Mindful of the sensitive, controversial, and wide-reaching issue of r...
by Separatist Peoples
Mon May 06, 2019 6:02 pm
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [Draft] Repeal: "Reproductive Freedoms"
Replies: 16
Views: 352

"As usual, we will do everything in our power to scuttle any attempt to repeal Reproductive Freedoms that are not our own."
by Separatist Peoples
Mon May 06, 2019 3:45 am
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [Draft] Repeal (and replace) GAR#27: Freedom of Assembly
Replies: 41
Views: 993

OOC:Looks good OOC: Thank you! OOC: I think you could easily replace 'the vagueness in the definition of' with 'the absence of a definition of', or something similar. If you wanted to, you could even expand this further, by saying that governments could claim that, as an example, an environmental g...
by Separatist Peoples
Sun May 05, 2019 12:32 pm
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [Draft] Banning Discrimination in Religious Organisations
Replies: 211
Views: 4664

(OOC: I will repeat this: discrimination is already pretty much entirely banned, the only exception being for a compelling practical purpose. Precedent states that an ideological ban on theocracies must ban the idea of a theocracy itself. Going by it prohibiting any religious practice would be mean...
by Separatist Peoples
Sun May 05, 2019 10:10 am
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [Legality Challenge] Banning Discrim. in Religious Orgs.
Replies: 3
Views: 254

The ideological ban rule applies to facial bans of discrete ideologies, not undermining portions of ideologies. Otherwise, every resolution would be an ideological ban of some degree or another.

I'm calling it legal on this count.
by Separatist Peoples
Sun May 05, 2019 5:50 am
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [CHALLENGE]Banning Discrimination in Religious Organisations
Replies: 18
Views: 619

...Some people have defended the proposal’s legality by stating that GenSec has already allowed other proposals to limit nations’ authority to define “compelling practical purpose”. I can neither remember nor find any formal, collective GenSec rulings to that effect: Can you? ... Not specifically f...
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