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Is breaking the law for a cause justifiable?
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Gay and female clergy civil disobedience | Spirit of a Liberal

Gay and female clergy civil disobedience | Spirit of a Liberal | Civil Disobedience | Scoop.it
Dr Martin Luther King Jr.championed civil disobedience as a pushback or resistance to existing law with the goal of ultimately changing the law; of course,...
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The Role of Civil Disobedience in Democracy

Civil Disobedience is the act of disobeying a law on grounds of moral or political principle. It is an attempt to influence society to accept a dissenting point of view.

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Bishops Call For Civil Disobedience Against Health Care Law

Bishops Call For Civil Disobedience Against Health Care Law | Civil Disobedience | Scoop.it
The Bishops made it clear that they don't care what the Supreme Court has to say, they don't plan to abide by the health care law at all.
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Catholic Bishops Start 'Fortnight For Freedom' Initiative, Issue Rallying Cry For 'Religious Freedom'

Catholic Bishops Start 'Fortnight For Freedom' Initiative, Issue Rallying Cry For 'Religious Freedom' | Civil Disobedience | Scoop.it
By David GibsonReligion News Service (RNS) The nation's Catholic bishops are calling on the faithful to pray and mobilize in a "great national campaign" to confront what they see as a series of threats to religious freedom, and they are setting...
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Civil Disobedience (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

Stadford enclopedia of Philosophy defines civil disobedience In many diffrent examples.  It also reflects on justification, rights and punishments.

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Roberts American Literature: Modern Examples of Civil Disobedience

Roberts American Literature: Modern Examples of Civil Disobedience | Civil Disobedience | Scoop.it

These four articles all deal with recent examples of Civil Disobedience. In a way they have all been successful because they brought enough attention to their cause to make the news, but some are more likely to create real change than others.

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Martin Luther King and Civil Disobedience and Nonviolence

This article talks about Martin Luther Kings stance on Civil Disobedience and nonviolence.
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Peter Suber, "Civil Disobedience"

Civil disobedience cannot be justified in a democracy. Unjust laws made by a democratic legislature can be changed by a democratic legislature. The existence of lawful channels of change makes civil disobedience unnecessary.

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Electronic civil disobedience - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Electronic civil disobedience - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia | Civil Disobedience | Scoop.it

Electronic civil disobedience, also known as ECD or cyber civil disobedience, can refer to any type of civil disobedience in which the participants use information technology to carry out their actions.

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The fall of Bo Xilai and spreading rumors as civil disobedience in China

The fall of Bo Xilai and spreading rumors as civil disobedience in China | Civil Disobedience | Scoop.it
Last night the Central Gov’t confirmed that rumors of Bo Xilai’s involvement in the death of a British national were true. The Party claims this as a victory that shows China as a count...
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