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Man being born, as has been proved, with a title to perfect freedom, and an uncontrouled [sic] enjoyment of all

the rights and privileges of the law of nature, equally with any other man, or number of men in the world, hath by nature a power, not only to preserve his property, that is, his life, liberty and estate, against the injuries and attempts of other men; but to judge of, and punish the breaches of that law in others, as he is persuaded the offence deserves, even with death itself, in crimes where the heinousness of the fact, in his opinion, requires it.

—From Two Treatises of Government, by John Locke

Which idea does John Locke discuss in this excerpt? (4 points)

Natural rights

Child rights

Legal rights

Religious rights

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