Inalienable Freedoms In America

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Many Americans today take the freedoms given in the Constitution for granted. It’s easy to forget how many others around the world don’t have “inalienable rights” given; such as the freedom of religion. In the countries Burma, China, Iran, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, and Sudan, citizens face severe repression, imprisonment, torture, and even death for different religious beliefs than the ones allowed by their government. When something unjust happens in America, such as unlawful police officers using excessive force, NSA surveillance on phone and internet communications, or extreme drug sentences, we wake up and realize how crucial our rights are. The freedoms outlined in the Bill of Rights are looked upon today as necessary to safeguard ourselves

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