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    Are our freedoms more or less secure than they were when the country was founded? Elaborate.

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    1. Are our freedoms more or less secure than they were when the country was founded? Elaborate.

    So what freedoms were we (and are we) afforded since the country's inscription?
    Political freedom is often defined as the right, or the capacity, of self-determination as an expression of the individual will. The concept of political freedom is closely allied with the concepts of civil liberties and human rights, and the fundamental idea of positive and negative freedom corresponds with the concept of negative and positive rights. Most democratic societies are characterised by various freedoms which are afforded the legal protection of the state. Some of these freedoms include (in alphabetical order):
    • Freedom of assembly
    • Freedom of association
    • Freedom from government sanctioned discrimination
    • Freedom of education
    • Freedom of movement (or travel)
    • Freedom of the press
    • Freedom of religion (or belief)
    • Freedom of speech
    • Freedom of thought (or conscience)

    The constitutions of many ...

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