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Old 06-16-2008, 05:20 PM   #385 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Keith View Post
No to the way YOU described civil disobedience. Civil disobedience is civil. You can't commit a crime and go for 'civil disobedience' as your defense. You can appeal laws without breaking them. There are many avenues to take.
Actually, civil disobedience usually involves breaking a law (disobeying).
The usual reason for civil disobedience is to protest unjust laws (usually the ones they are breaking).

Why do you think Ghandi and MLK Jr. spent so much time in jail?