civil rights: a rights worker.
- an·ti·rights, noun, adjective
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These days his birth home and childhood neighborhood in Atlanta are a designated national historical park, and the 45-mile-long path of the voting rights march of 1965 was appointed as the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail.Every Day that the National Parks Are Free in 2021 | Emily Pennington | December 30, 2020 | Outside Online
When the human rights organization Avaaz researched the Facebook pages that were the biggest sources of misinformation on Facebook about the coronavirus through May 2020, at least three of them were known groups that oppose vaccines.Facebook steps up campaign to ban false information about coronavirus vaccines | Elizabeth Dwoskin | December 3, 2020 | Washington Post
It’s available on tap in Denizens’ tap rooms in Silver Spring and Riverdale Park, and proceeds benefit the voting rights organization Fair Fight.Where to find food and drink specials for Election Day 2020 | Fritz Hahn | October 30, 2020 | Washington Post
The Equality Forum is a national and international LGBT civil rights organization with an educational focus.
That very same year, partly in response to Snowden’s leaks, the Brazilian government adopted the Marco Civil—a kind of internet “bill of rights” for its citizens.Podcast: COVID-19 is helping turn Brazil into a surveillance state | Anthony Green | September 16, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
Rashad was there to celebrate the release of the Civil rights drama Selma.
True, this may not be what James Madison had in mind when he was writing the Bill of rights.Why We Stand With Charlie Hebdo—And You Should Too | John Avlon | January 8, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Would the Democrats rescind those rights if they were to return to power?The Black Man Who Replaced Jefferson Davis in the Senate | Philip Dray | January 7, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
In October, he traveled to Denver with Fry to support his work with LGBT rights organization The Matthew Sheppard Foundation.Meet Stephen Fry’s Future Husband (Who Is Less Than Half His Age) | Tom Sykes | January 6, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Can they determine that individual citizens should not have access to rights provided by the Constitution?The Back Alley, Low Blow-Ridden Fight to Stop Gay Marriage in Florida Is Finally Over | Jay Michaelson | January 5, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
For example, there is a vast discussion afoot upon the questions that centre upon Property, its rights and its limitations.The Salvaging Of Civilisation | H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
And we will also settle and assure the particular rights and interests of every planter and adventurer.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
But sharper and closer anxieties than any connected with rights to lands and homes were pressing upon Alessandro and Ramona.Ramona | Helen Hunt Jackson
It is therefore our duty, sir, to protect our principal, and we cannot consent to abate one jot or tittle of our rights.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3) | Charles James Wills
By doing so the natural parents lose all personal rights and are relieved from all legal duties.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles