unjust laws - Jesse Gold English Comp I WRT-101 Dr. Kaufman...

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Jesse Gold English Comp I WRT-101 Dr. Kaufman (Un)Blind Dedication Throughout our lifetimes, we are told that we are to obey the laws set forth by our government . To disobey the law is to commit crimes that no longer make you a moral individual, no questions asked . However, is it possible that our government is not infallible ? What if a law were passed that was not absolutely ethical to what society has told us is right ? While most would follow the word of our government, some would have us believe that we must stand up and act against the inequalities that these laws create . In the Declaration of Independence , Thomas Jefferson stated that “all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights” (147) . We, as a country, are founded on the belief that no one person or group deserves to be treated any better or worse than any other persons within our country . The laws that America has created are meant to allow us to live without the fear of being discriminated or oppressed . These laws are meant to create equality among us all, so that we may worry about our families and loved ones and what we may do to be happy, as opposed to whether we are being treated fairly and equally to our fellow man . Nevertheless, the laws of the United States were created by men, and men are far from
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2010 for the course WRT 101 taught by Professor Shegriff during the Summer '08 term at Bergen Community College.

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