Civil Liberties And Civil Rights Essay

702 Words Dec 12th, 2016 3 Pages
Civil Liberties and Civil rights are the two main thing that gives us as citizens our freedom and protection. As are civil liberties as individual are rights protected by law from unjust government or other interference. In the other hand our civil rights are rights guaranteed to all the American citizens by law no matter your race, gender, disability. I believe that all the civil liberties and rights are important but I believe that the most important ones for Civil Liberties and Civil Right are; Freedom of speech, The right to vote, the right to Privacy, and the right to marry.
Freedom of speech is important because you can express however you like to anything. You can express yourself and not have to worry about others from preventing you. Emerson stated can be “interpreted to mean that all persons should be allowed to express their beliefs and opinions regardless of how obnoxious or "fraught with death" those ideas may be.” For example, people can say and speak what they believe in any time such as a rally, school or work. The right to vote is something very influential that only happens every 4 years. That many take advantage of to pick the next president to run office. You having the power to choose the person to represent you. When voting you can control who will be in charge of our country.
However, there are many that do not take advantage of this right many do not have that are not born here in the United States. They are people who would give anything to vote…

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