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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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Oregon's Workplace Religious Freedom Act protects employees by requiring employers to provide accommodation for religious belief as long as it does not impose an "undue hardship" on the business.
Speaking last week to the nearly 3,000 conference delegates last Monday, Cox said the goal of the Internet Tax Freedom Act was to ensure that the Internet is "not subject to discriminatory taxes or special taxes that don't apply in the off-line world.
Calls on Congress to act swiftly to permanently extend the Internet Tax Freedom Act
The 10-year anniversary of the International Religious Freedom Act is also an occasion to remember the many people who have yet to secure this precious liberty.
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The USA Freedom Act placed new limits on national intelligence programs, legislation that Rubio opposed and is seeking to capitalize on in the wake of the recent Paris terrorist attacks.
Q: There are people in the two houses of the US Congress who have lauded the USA Freedom Act and said it's a step forward contributing to the realization of the civil liberties of the American people; however, its critics, including Dr.
The court rejected a challenge to the Obama administration's decision to resume the massive surveillance program and continue it until the USA Freedom Act goes into effect later this year.
The latest results are based on a June 2-7 Gallup poll, conducted after Congress passed and President Barack Obama signed into law the USA Freedom Act, designed to replace the expiring and controversial Patriot Act that was passed after the Sept.
WASHINGTON, June 3 (KUNA) -- The Senate on Tuesday voted to pass the USA Freedom Act, which - for the first time since the week of September 11, 2001 - will end the government's bulk collection of the phone records of American citizens.
Passage of the USA Freedom Act, the result of an alliance between Senate Democrats and some of the chamber's most conservative Republicans, was a victory for Obama, a Democrat, and a setback for Senate Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.