Originally Posted By: Schlack

and women of course have enjoyed the same inherent rights as equals with men right?


Females have, and always have had, the same natural rights that men have. For ages, and in some societies continuing today, females were prevented from exercising those natural rights.

If you are interested in the subject, here are a couple of links to CHB threads that previously discussed rights:
Do We Have Individual Rights?

and

Individual Rights vs Group rights
Yours,
Issodhos
P.s. So, how are those EU fishermen doing now that we resolved their dilemma?:-)
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