Individual Rights

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Individual Rights Definition

refers to the liberties of each individual to pursue life and goals without interference from other individuals or the government.

Philosophers and The Founding Fathers

John Locke believed that natural rights come from nature or from God and are not granted by the government, so it should be a major principle of the Constitution. Individual rights include life, liberty, and property which Locke emphasized. The Founders believed in freedom of speech, religion, assembly and petition.

Paraphrased excerpts from the Constitution

Individual rights grants us (the American people) the freedom to do what ever we want and guarantees to protect this freedom
Constitutional Law (Individual Rights) - Video Lecture Trailer

Protests going on throughout the United States

The protests that are happening throughout the U.S. is a great example for individual rights. It interprets freedom of speech and assembly.