Peaceful Resistance Thesis

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Peaceful Resistance happens all the time but is anybody ever paying attention to it? In our bustling lifestyle today people are often distracted by technology, self-interest, or maybe they just don't have any interest at all. In my opinion, peaceful resistance has a horribly negative impact on society. Peaceful resistance to laws would cripple society bring laws that bring discrimination, limitations to a free society, and a government fitted to the wealthy.

Discrimination has been in America's history for a long time many say that discrimination is all about the culture of America in some way, shape or form. Even though we live in a “free society” discrimination still goes on every single day, in fact, laws are still being passed allowing discrimination. The most recent discrimination has been directed at the LGBTQA members. Recently governor Phil Bryant signed a bill allowing business to
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In 1910 a graduate from Yale Law School purchased a home in a previously all-white neighborhood. The Baltimore city government reacted by adopting a residential segregation ordinance, restricting African Americans to designated blocks. The mayor at the time Barry Mahool explained the ordinance as “Blacks should be quarantined in isolated slums in order to reduce the incidence of civil disturbance, to prevent the spread of communicable disease into the nearby White neighborhoods, and to protect property values among the White majority.” Widespread protest and riots began because of this decision. If the people of these neighborhoods had not called attention to this and revolted it would probably still be enforced today. In 1917, the U.S. Supreme Court found ordinances like Baltimore’s 1910 segregation rule unconstitutional, not because they abridged African Americans’ rights to live where they could afford, but because they restricted the property rights of homeowners to sell to whomever they
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