Purpose Of Government Essay

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What is the purpose of government? When looking up the definition of a government it says, “the governing body of a nation, state, or community”(dictionary.com). This helps to understand it a bit more, but what is the purpose of a government. Government has many purposes that keep its people safe and protected, this includes to establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity. There are so many ways that the government is use and there are so many sub categories and even those have categories. So when one is faced with a question like this there any number of responses, and but the main purpose of a…show more content…
government ensures the right of the people are protected by having the Bill of Rights. The Bill of Rights has many other articles that protect the people’s rights however, this is not the only way the government protects our right. Another way the government protects our rights is by the justice system. The justice system includes creating and passing laws that protect the rights of people. There has been a lot of conflicting feelings about equal right among everything, but what hold the most controversy is the LGBT becoming equal with the rest of the world and recently laws have been passed to try and equalize the LGBT community with the rest of the citizens, in 2015 the Supreme Court's announced “States cannot keep same-sex couples from marrying and must recognize their unions, the Supreme Court says in a ruling that for months has been the focus of speculation. “(Chappell). This means all 50 states must allow same-sex marriage no matter how the states feel about the issue, in order for the law to pass it had to go through the Justice System. This proves that the Justice System helps to protect the right of citizens because everyone has the right to marry even if it is the same-sex, by it becoming law it further protects this right that citizens are entitled to. This isn’t the only case of the the Justice system has helped to safeguard people's rights. In California a law
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