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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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While the Progressives believed that both voluntary organizations and state agencies should play a role in relief, the Social Democrats had no fundamental qualms about state intervention in the private sphere as long as individual rights were protected and the policy followed was rational, national, and democratically negotiated.
The Center for Individual Rights, a conservative public policy law firm in Washington, spent between $30,000 and $40,000 on the ads, says Terence Pell, a senior counselor at the firm.
But the Labour Party that won control of the British government bore scant resemblance to the party that marched into parliament in 1945 singing "The Red Flag." Once a beacon of democratic socialism, the Labour Party won this year's election with little mention of the traditional party values of trade-union solidarity, economic democracy, and individual rights.
It's no secret who leads the charge against individual rights: the wrongdoers who stand to profit from legal loopholes that permit them to escape accountability for the harm they cause to others.
Which individual rights and responsibilities of citizenship are to be considered?
Civil Rights" and who during his Supreme Court tenure (1967-1991) was one of the staunchest defenders of individual rights.
Sacrificing individual rights in the hope of benefiting the public good is a tempting, but often misguided pursuit.
At one extreme, she elaborates in an interview, "we could take an approach that would take us back to feudal times where you're born into your occupation and that type of thing." Or, she suggests, "we could take a more 'individual rights' approach where people could use this information individually to make better decisions about things like where they should live and work."
Wagner has met with our leadership, addressed our group, and shown through deed that he is committed to the Constitutional values of individual rights, limited government and fiscal responsibility."
And our rights our individual rights should never be subordinate to the rights of corporations.
In a slightly revised version of her March 2013 doctoral dissertation in law at the University of Basel, Petrig argues that piracy suspects are holders of international individual rights and should not be treated as mere objects of decisions and procedures.
The Supreme Court yesterday delivered an important but substantially mitigated victory to advocates of individual rights by throwing out the ObamaCare requirement that business owners pay for health insurance when doing so violates their religious convictions.

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