freedom of association

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freedom of association

noun authority, autonomy, blanket permission, choice, civil liberty, conntitutional freedom, decontrol, emancipation, free will, freeeom of affiliation, freedom of alignment, freedom of alliance, inclusion, incorporation, independence, laissez-faire, latitude, liberation, liberty, license, openness, participation, privilege, self-determination, self-direction, unconditional authority, unnonstrained use, unrestrained use, unrestricted use
Associated concepts: First Amendment protection, individual freedoms, individual liberties

freedom of association

see HUMAN RIGHTS.
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Recent cases have concerned whether land use regulations that prevent construction are an improper taking (6) and whether closing bathhouses violates the right of free association (7).
Gray Davis signed this bill and trampled my constitutional right of free association.
The protest was over five demands: the Right not to wear a prison uniform; the right not to do prison work; the right of free association with other prisoners; the Right to organize their own educational and recreational facilities; the right to one visit, one letter and one parcel per week.
In its own defense, a company statement says: "Kohl's will only do business with vendors whose workers are treated fairly, are on the job voluntarily, are not put at risk of physical harm, are fairly compensated and allowed the right of free association and not exploited in any way.