Natural Rights: John Locke And Susan B. Anthony

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Natural rights are rights that people are born into. Not rights that were given to them, bestowed upon, or earned, but those of which that have been there since birth, and are granted to every person. The government does not give these rights, but protects them. It is their job to keep the rights of those they govern safe from being infringed on. This protection of rights goes for all people, men, women, and people of different races and ethnicities. Both John Locke and Susan B. Anthony agreed with this. Locke fought for the rights of slaves, and pushed against slavery. Susan B. Anthony fought for women’s right to vote. Both of their arguments were based on the foundation that taking away these natural born rights of these citizens was unconstitutional
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