What is Civil Liberties?

Definition and meaning of civil liberties: Civil liberties are the individual rights and freedoms enjoyed by citizens of the United States, which include the right to free speech, freedom of religion, the right to vote, and the right to a fair trial. Civil liberties ensure that citizens have the power to challenge the government and take part in democracy, without fear of reprisal or intimidation. Civil liberties are important for the protection of minority groups and those who are disadvantaged in society. Without civil liberties, these groups could be subject to discrimination and unequal treatment, which would limit their ability to participate in the political process.


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