Human rights are integral to the American Dream. Economic and social justice not only provide a bulwark against needless suffering. They also provide dignity and meaning for the whole community. Thus we stand in solidarity with all who insist human rights are worth protecting. We unequivocally support hard won rights social and economic rights of American men and women without regard to age, gender, disability, race, color, creed, family ancestry, birthright or place of national origin – we specifically include equal pay for equal work, family and reproductive rights, personal privacy, freedom of religion, intellectual property, and freedom of expression.