political liberty

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  1. the right to express oneself freely and effectually regarding the conduct, makeup, and principles of the government under which one lives.

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How to use political liberty in a sentence

  • Those aligned with the central government rejoiced at the return to “normalcy,” and an end to vigilante violence and civil strife, while others feared that the law could fundamentally undermine the city’s civil and political liberties.

  • While restrictions on civil and political liberties may be necessary to protect lives, human rights law requires that they go no further than what’s strictly necessary to achieve this goal.

  • They were men of sterling enterprise; of undaunted resolution; of high sentiments of religious and political liberty.

    The Indian in his Wigwam | Henry R. Schoolcraft
  • The rule of the majority is the price of political liberty, for which enlightened nations are willing to pay.

  • Calvinism drew with it a thirst for political liberty, and religious revolution became the prelude to political revolution.

    History of the English People | John Richard Green