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Civil Disobedience

Summary: Questions when civil disobedience should be condoned. Includes references to Declaration of Independence written by Thomas Jefferson, Lewis Van Dusen wrote Civil Disobedience: Destroyer of Democracy, abortion articles, and Martin Luther King and the Letter from Birhmingham Jail.
When should civil disobedience be condoned? Should it be condoned? Civil disobedience is defined as the refusal to obey government laws, in an effort to bring upon a change in governmental policy or legislation. Civil disobedience is not an effort to dissolve the American government, because without government our society would result in chaos. Sometimes, when there is an unjust law and the government won't take the initiative to fix it, the public must act as civil disobedients to bring awareness and fix the unjust law. An unjust law is that which is not moral and does not respect the "god-given" rights which are entitled to every person. A law which allows freedom for some but not for others, on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, religious beliefs & non-beliefs, race, age, etc is an unjust law. Civil disobedience is justified when its goal is to obtain equal rights...

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