Examples of civil liberty in a Sentence
Freedom of speech is a civil liberty.
Recent Examples of civil liberty from the Web
This boycott has nothing to do with her civil liberties.
Hoover’s 48-year tenure as FBI director was a catastrophe for civil liberties, featuring mass detention of innocent people, warrantless wiretaps, politically motivated purges of government officials, and violence against civil-rights protesters.
By codifying discrimination in municipal code, Proposition 1 would take away civil liberties from individual Alaskans.
John Perry Barlow, who co-founded the premier organization that champions civil liberties online and also wrote lyrics for the Grateful Dead, died Wednesday morning.
Former intelligence chiefs who, a few years ago, were justly chastised by much of the mainstream media for lying and violating civil liberties are now featured in the press as purveyors of truth and justice.
Feinstein now joins Oregon Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden and civil liberties groups who have called for the CIA to declassify records related to Haspel's role in the interrogation program.
Matt Pearce Matt Pearce is a national reporter for the Los Angeles Times and frequently writes about violence, disasters, social movements and civil liberties.
Reasonable people can disagree about how the state should balance the imperatives of promoting public safety and preserving civil liberties.
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CIVIL LIBERTY Defined for English Language Learners
: the right of people to do or say things that are not illegal without being stopped or interrupted by the government
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