Chapter Summary Of The Book 'The Logic Of American Politics'
The Bill of Rights limits the range of power the federal government can possess. Likewise, civil liberties are rooted in Bill of Rights and they were designed to protect the people from the government. Civil liberties were important to the American people because it ensures that the public can not violate laws that people are entitled to. With that being said, if the government denies someone their civil liberties or violates them it is illegal. Civil rights and civil liberties are so closely related, because they both were intended to be for the good of the people. Both protect the people from harsh or unnecessary government control. Thusly, they limit the amount of power any branch of government is able to