Civil Rights

Definition - What does Civil Rights mean?

Civil rights simply refers to the rights of individuals or groups guaranteed by the Bill of Rights. These rights include, but are not limited to, equal treatment of all people under law. This may include things like protection, property, enjoyment of life, and liberty.

Justipedia explains Civil Rights

A general list of civil rights include freedom and right to vote, chance to enjoy all the benefits of a democratic system or society like easy access to public schools, public facilities, transport, medical, housing, and just and timely treatments by courts and law enforcement agencies.This is not meant to be an all inclusive list of civil rights.

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