Archived post

Assemble and Petition

When should citizens break the law to demand change?

Sometimes laws violate our core ethical beliefs. Since citizenship means taking an active role in self-government, some citizens have risked arrest to protest unfair policies. Is breaking the law to bring change ever justified?

1 comment
No new comments


this is what has made the country better and live up to it;s ideals that all men are created equal.

The Idea of America: Citizen's EditionPlan your visit