Civil Rights

Civil and political rights are a class of rights that protect individuals' freedom from infringement by governments and private organizations, and ensure one's ability to participate in the civil and political life of the state without discrimination or repression.Civil rights include the ensuring of peoples' physical and mental integrity, life and safety; protection from discrimination on grounds such as race, gender, national origin, colour, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, or disability; and individual rights such as privacy, the freedoms of thought and conscience, speech and expression, religion, the press, assembly and movement.
Posts about Civil Rights
  • Racism, American style

    … to agree. Even when blacks stepped forward to serve their Country in World War II, and routinely proved their valor in combat, they were forcibly segregated from whites and were rarely recognized for their contributions. Later, when LBJ passed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 banning racial discrimination in employment, formerly southern Democrats were so incensed that they renounced their party affiliation and became Republicans. Tags: racial discrimination, Racism …

    Lamberton Law Firm, LLC- 10 readers -
  • The Changing Landscape of Immigration Enforcement

    … members of victims at events. When asked about civil rights’ advocates’ concerns over ramping up militarization along the border, Sessions replied that he had met with “a number of civil rights leaders already” with whom he “discussed a number of issues.” He didn’t elaborate further. Sessions was also asked what he planned to do about undocumented…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 8 readers -
  • Make It What Again?

    … We were born during the administration of Dwight D. Eisenhower. There are some vague memories of the Presidency of John F. Kennedy. We became much more politically astute during the years of Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon, with Watergate, civil rights marches, riots, and of course, the Vietnam war. There are remembrances of Jimmy Carter’s…

    Dan Aaronson/ Benjamin, Aaronson, Edinger & Patanzo, P.A.- 9 readers -
  • Adjudication Withheld | Collateral Consequences

    … benefits to having adjudication withheld. You can say that you have never been convicted of a crime on employment applications. Your keep your civil rights. You are eligible to have your record sealed after you complete probation and pay all court costs and fines. Having adjudication withheld would appear to be a “get out of jail free” card…

    Michael Dye/ Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney- 41 readers -
  • Annual MayFest Arts & Crafts Festival May 6 – 7, 2016

    … When: Fri. 5 pm – 10:30, Sat. 9:00 am – 10:30 pm Where: 201 S. Third Street, Leesville, LA Held in the Downtown Leesville Historic District. Free state and regional musical entertainment, arts & crafts and food booths. An annual live music festival held in historic downtown Leesville. Enjoy live music on the streets as you browse the home…

    Alexandria Personal Injury Attorney- 40 readers -
  • Franklin Parish Catfish Festival, Apr 9, 2016

    … Franklin Parish Catfish Festival, Apr 9, 2016 Filed under: Personal Injury Source: 30th Annual Franklin Parish Catfish Festival set for Saturday, April 9, in Winnsboro Diamond Rio will perform at this year’s 30th annual Franklin Parish Catfish Festival! The Grammy-winning country group will play at 3…

    The Law Offices of L. Clayton Bugress- 34 readers -
  • Iberia Parish Sheriff Gerald Ackal charged in inmate assault

    …. Lieutenant Colonel Savoy is charged with one count of conspiracy against rights and one count of deprivation of rights under color of law. If convicted, they face a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison for each of the civil rights violations, as well as a potential $250,000 fine for each count. The post Iberia Parish Sheriff Gerald Ackal charged in inmate assault appeared first on Houma Personal Injury Attorney | The Law Offices of L. Clayton Bugress. …

    Houma Personal Injury Attorney- 18 readers -
  • Krewe of Dionysus Mardi Gras Parade

    … along Front Street, turn left onto Lafayette, then take another left onto Second Street, and end at City Hall. The post Krewe of Dionysus Mardi Gras Parade appeared first on Alexandria Personal Injury Attorney | Louisiana | The Law Offices of L. Clayton Bugress. …

    Alexandria Personal Injury Attorney- 35 readers -
  • Taste of Mardi Gras

    … at the Alexandria/Pineville Area CVB. Contacts: Nick Corrozza, Jr. email: (318) 729-6045 The post Taste of Mardi Gras appeared first on Alexandria Personal Injury Attorney | Louisiana | The Law Offices of L. Clayton Bugress. …

    Alexandria Personal Injury Attorney- 35 readers -
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