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individual rights

noun authority, authorization, basic rights, civil rights, constitutional rights, fundamental rights, inalienable rights, just claims, justification, legal power, power, privilege, right, sanction, vested interest
Associated concepts: freedom, individualism, Libertarianism
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State courts recognize that their state constitutions provide greater security for individual rights than does the federal Constitution in many cases - specifically when it comes to privacy and equal protection," says Lambda staff attorney Suzanne Goldberg.
In other words, government should wipe out individual rights because seniors are incapable of exercising them.
They held that individual rights are inalienable; that is, that no force on Earth - no monarch, no parliament, no mob or legislative majority - could rightfully violate them.
Cruikshank) that neither the Second Amendment nor the First creates any individual rights that a state government need respect.
Monica Aloisio was initially quoted as saying the agency would not appeal the judge's decision, which noted that "our Constitution has effectively protected us for over two centuries from living in a society where the Government intrudes on our individual rights by deciding what consenting adults can read or view.
Strossen spoke in favor of laws that protect individual rights, regardless of the needs and wants of the majority.
court decisions on environmental matters acquiesced to this view of individual rights and property.
However, the rights recognized by the California Constitution are individual rights, belonging to each person--in this case, each student in the high school district--by virtue of his or her humanity.
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Speaking after a committee session, Mappourides said "every politician in the country says 'Je suis Charlie' [a phrase expressing solidarity with the victims of the Charlie Hebdo massacre] but will not accept the restriction of individual rights like the United States did after September 11".
THE roots of our individual rights and freedoms are founded in Christianity.
Highlighting the importance of advancing human rights in Bahrain and the wider region, the Kingdom affirmed its commitment to accelerating programmes that will continue to improve individual rights and justice.

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