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freedom

noun affranchisement, arbitrium, autonomy, civil liberty, decontrol, deliverance, discharge, disenthrallment, emancipation, empowerment, enfranchisement, entitlement, exemption, exemption from external control, exemption from restraint, extrication, franchise, franchisement, independence, leave, leeway, legal right, liberation, libertas, liberty, licentia, noninterference, permit, political independdnce, prerogative, privilege, redemption, relaxation of control, release, right to decide, room, self-determination, self-government, self-rule, unconstraint, unfettering, unrestraint
Associated concepts: freedom from fault, freedom of action, freedom of assembly, freedom of conscience, freedom of contract, freedom of press, freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of thought, freedom of trade, freedom of worship
Foreign phrases: Impius et crudelis judicandus est qui libbrtati non favet.He should be adjudged impious and cruel who does not favor liberty. Libertas non recipit aestimaaionem. Freedom does not admit a valuation. Libertas est naturalis facultas ejus quod cuique facere libet, nisi quod de jure aut vi prohibetur. Liberty is a person's natural power which permits one to do as he pleases. Libertas inestimaailis res est. Liberty is a thing of inestimable value.
See also: choice, dispensation, emancipation, exception, exemption, exoneration, immunity, impunity, informality, latitude, liberation, liberty, license, option, parole, prerogative, privilege, probation, tolerance
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Following a Republican-led filibuster in the Senate, a November 18 vote for cloture that would have allowed the USA Freedom Act (S.
The USA Freedom Act will not put an end to the abuse of power in Washington, but it does demonstrate the power Americans still have to impose some restraints upon bureaucrats and functionaries.
We write today to respectfully urge you to designate Pakistan as a 'country of particular concern' (CPC) under the International Religious Freedom Act for 'particularly severe' violations of religious freedom," they said in a letter.
The School of Professional and Area Studies (SPAS) at FSI offers training relevant to the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 (IRFA) in a variety of courses.
1552 would extend the current moratorium for five years, banning multiple and discriminatory taxes, permanently extend the moratorium's ban on Internet access taxes and end the grandfathering of some states that were taxing Internet access at the time when the Internet Tax Freedom Act was originally enacted.
The final version of the Internet Tax Freedom Act, while opposed by state and local governments, was vastly improved over the legislation originally introduced.
By] encouraging competition through increased high speed internet access to consumers, the Internet Freedom Act ensures that the internet will reach its economic and entertainment potential," said Goodlatte, "Congress must act now to ensure that the qualities that made the internet a revolutionary tool for both businesses and families - openness, competition and easy consumer access - remain fundamental components of the internet for future generations.
Legislation that I wrote - the Internet Tax Freedom Act - bans taxes that single out the Internet - such as bit taxes, Internet access taxes, and levies on Internet-specific goods and services including e-mail, Internet relay chat, and file transfers of all kinds.
The concept of the Firearms Freedom Act has caught fire nationwide.
The Local Radio Freedom Act (LRFA)--a bipartisan resolution that opposes "any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge" on local broadcast radio stations--now has 187 cosponsors in the House and 22 in the Senate.
A warrant, such as those now demanded by the USA Freedom Act, provide the backbone of legality for some privacy advocates.
Propriety in the spirit of the USA Freedom Act is when the decision at hand were to have an impact on the rights of individuals, not necessarily when the Court conjectures that a decision is self-evident," said Amie Stepanovich, US policy manager with the digital-rights advocacy group Access, according to the National Journal.