Rights of a citizen.docx - Maria Perez Michael Izady American judiciary Mid Term Exam Describe and name all the rights that you as a person has and

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Maria Perez Michael Izady American judiciary Mid Term Exam Describe and name all the rights that you as a person has and discuss the source of each right Natural rights Natural rights are provided through the natural law and both animals and people are entitled to them. Jefferson is named as the man behind the recognition and introduction of natural rights. He categorized these rights into three which includes; freedom of pursuit of happiness, liberty and right to live. Any action that seeks to stop one from existing is therefore considered as a violation of this natural right. In some nations, people have been prohibited from exercising their liberty in regard to matter of sexuality. Modes of dressing and communication and thus it is considered as a violation of the natural rights. These nations go further to critic major advances which have been made in other nations where people have been granted freedom to communicate, exercise their freedom in matters of selecting marriage partners and dressing among other matters. There are scholars who believe that Jefferson derived this information from Locke a philosopher who provided a good definition of the natural rights. He indicated that every person is born with natural rights that ought not to be taken away from them. He added that the basic law of nature is the preservation and protection of mankind. Additionally, his comment included
information on how human being should be allowed to make decisions freely with no restrictions as long as they do not interfere with the freedom of other people. Social contractual rights Social contractual rights are described using different terms and scenarios and in this case, it is good note that they regard the society and rights one gives away in order to achieve good governance that guarantees protection. There is a connection between this rights with the natural rights for in this case, social contractual rights involves the benefits that one receives from a society through rendering some natural rights in exchange of good governance. It

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