Essay about Can breaking the law ever be justified?

895 Words Sep 16th, 2013 4 Pages
There were times in history when breaking the law was justified: great leaders like Gandhi and Martin Luther King broke the law and changed the world for the better.
Breaking the law is morally justifiable and acceptable when the law in itself is iniquitous and if that law violates human rights and conscience; Certainly, rules are established for us to follow but we as human beings should be able to differentiate the right and the wrong and incase laws need to be violated for the right cause even with hard consequences, breaking the law can be justified; considering the situations and the purposes.

Justification of the violation of laws depends on the situation, not on the rules and regulations: in certain places of the world there are
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The ETA which is the main organization of the Basque national liberal movement which has been responsible for killing, injuring thousand individuals and undertaking dozens of kidnappings and has been violating the rules for the independence of the greater Basque country, and such inhumane violation is not justified at all. Milf is also one of the examples of such violators who are accused of having connections with major terrorist groups of the world.

Laws are simply human construct: someone somewhere proposed them and implemented them for a reason and sometimes these reasons are completely unjustified. Honor killing is one of the best examples for such unjustified rules where a member of a family is killed by the social groups or any other members, due to the belief of the perpetrators that the victim has brought dishonor to the family or society. Obeying blindly and blind faith are the major causes of such disgraceful activities happening in the society. Such “murders” simply are the worst violation of human rights. People surely have the right to choose for themselves but unfortunately when they do so they are simply killed. Homosexuality has also resulted to most honor killings these days. People mostly Hindus believe in shamans and willingly and unwillingly they commit serious crimes which they think is right but which actually is morally wrong and such breaching of laws are completely

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