Those rights which are expressly enumerated in the U.S. Constitution and are considered to be unquestionable, deserved by all people under all circumstances, especially without regard to race, creed, color, gender and disabilities.
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Legal guarantee protecting the individual from attack on personal liberties, right to fair trial, right to vote, and freedom from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, or national origin. (from http://www.usccr.gov/ accessed 1/31/2003)
The numerical value of civil rights in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of civil rights in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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If a person calls himself a civil rights activist and is anti-gun, he is a fraud. Gun rights are civil rights.
Democratic Socialist was the comedian of the civil rights movement, ralph Abernathy said had not King become a civil rights leader Ralph Abernathy could have succeeded as a comedian.
They don't worship at the altar of forced busing and mandatory quotas. They don't believe you can remedy past discrimination by mandating new discrimination. (Defending his nominees for Civil Rights Commission)
You don't have to go all the way back to the Civil Rights Movement to find an analogue, on the one hand, it's unfortunate. On the other hand, it's a really great thing that we have federal civil rights statutes.
The effects of the late civil strife have been to free the slave and make him a citizen. Yet he is not possessed of the civil rights which citizenship should carry with it. This is wrong, and should be corrected.
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