Summary: Civil Rights Vs. Civil Conversies?

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Civil Rights Versus Civil liberties Throughout the time, people have used civils rights and civils liberties interchangeably. The confusion still exits between those two notions in people’s mind. Most people do not know the difference between them, and this confusion creates a misunderstanding about the concepts that are related to each of them. 1 Therefore, it is important to talk about the difference between civil rights and civil liberties. First, having a better idea of civil rights and civil liberties includes knowing the definition of those concepts. 2 Civil liberties are freedoms of an individual that the government cannot take away from anyone. The government cannot interfere into the civil liberties of an individual. For example, the…show more content…
Therefore, they have different histories. They are not ruled the same way. Civil liberties can be found in the first then amendments that are called the bills of rights. Before the bill of rights has been done, the constitution has stated some of the components of the present bills of rights. Those components can be find in the article 1 of the U.S. constitution in the article 9. According to https://www.shmoop.com/constitution/article-1-section-9.html , the bases of the bill of rights that are found in the constitution are for example the clause 2 that says that ‘’ The Privilege of the Writ of Habeas Corpus shall not be suspended, unless when in Cases of Rebellion or Invasion the public Safety may require it’’ or the clause 3 that says ‘’ No Bill of Attainder or ex post facto Law shall be passed.’’ Those clauses of the constitution throughout the time have become some fundamentals of the bill of rights. As the video http://www.pbs.org/video/crash-course-government-23/ explains, the civil liberties were first considered by only federal government that were far from the people. The states that were the closest power form the population were not ruled by those civil liberties. To fix this issue, new amendments were added to the constitutions. One of them was the 14 amendment that protected civil liberties of people regarding states also. Therefore, states cannot violate them freely. In contrast, civil rights results from federal courts decisions or can even be laws passed by

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