Unjust Laws According To Martin Luther King's Letter From Birmingham Jail

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Yadata Osman
Dr. Robinson
Survey of Philosophy of Thought
11/30/2015
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There have been many unjust laws throughout history. Citizens obey the laws because they are enacted by the leaders of government. The opinions against laws are expected and tolerated to an extent. People must obey laws even if they disagree or they face consequences for not adhering to the law. I believe that King wrote the Letter from Birmingham Jail to make his readers question and interpret whether or not a law is just. In this essay I will make the distinction between just and unjust laws according to Martin Luther King Jr ' s Letter from Birmingham Jail.
The church did not take Dr. King’s approach to segregation. The church did not give Dr. King the support
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