Peaceful Resistance

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Peaceful Resistance Does peaceful resistance to laws positively or negatively impact a free society? This is a question asked among all Americans since the beginning of the American Revolution. The answer to what seems to be a question with no answer is yes. Peaceful resistance is noted as a type of civil disobedience, which is the refusal to comply with certain laws as a peaceful form of protest. Whether at home, in school, or in public, citizens of the United States commit this type of disobedience. It’s usually done to have leaders of high authority change, create, or repeal a law due to them being either unjust or against the constitution. How exactly does peaceful resistance positively impact a free society? Well as citizens of the United States, we have the responsibility to change laws set by the government in…show more content…
Most people want to have a peaceful protest, but some people don’t know their limits and take things too far. This can be seen in the Freddie Gray case in Baltimore, Maryland and the case of Keith Lamon Scott in Charlotte, North Carolina. In both instances some of the protesters became violent and started vandalizing property.. Another cause of violent protest is that some people love to cause problems, usually to make the protesters look bad or because they just love the chaos since they benefit from it in their own sinister ways. The final problem is the size of the protest since the size of the group protesting shows the government how much we want change.
So how exactly do we protest without the violence? What we need is a way to spread the word to lots of people while avoiding physical confrontation and taking things too far. The solution is through social media, because information travels fast on the internet, people are only violent with words instead of fists, and it has more boundaries than in real
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