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Civil Rights And Liberties

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Civil rights and liberties play an important role in American society because they attempt to provide individuals with equal opportunities and treatment without discrimination, and the rights and freedoms they are entitled to. However, history shows that countless times that not everyone had equal rights and freedoms. The dilemma that our nation constantly faces is deciding which kinds of groups or peoples should have civil rights and liberties and in what conditions should they be revoked or given. Although it may seem obvious by now that all should deserve civil rights and liberties, there is still high tension and debate today on the issue of how much freedom, order, and equality are necessary and ethical in certain situations for certain
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