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Fundamental Rights Quotes

We’ve collected the best Fundamental Rights Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Carles Puigdemont, Lyman Trumbull, Jordi Cuixart, David Boies, Nawaz Sharif. Use them as an inspiration.

To me, the European Union says there is a charter that protects you; you have fundamental rights, and they are staying silent when they are violating my fundamental rights.
Each state, so that it does not abridge the great fundamental rights belonging, under the Constitution, to all citizens, may grant or withhold such civil rights as it pleases; all that is required is that, in this respect, its laws shall be impartial.
Lyman Trumbull
I’m never going to beg for pardon for exercising fundamental rights.
Jordi Cuixart
The very purpose of the Bill of Rights and the Constitution is to protect minority rights against majority voters. Every court decision that strikes down discriminatory legislation, including past Supreme Court decisions, affirming the fundamental rights to marry the person you love, overrules a majority decision.
What are we fighting the terrorists for if we ourselves do not even stand up for democracy – civil liberties and fundamental rights – which includes independence of the judiciary?
I would simply not compromise on the fundamental rights of people.
The United States Supreme Court has repeatedly held that marriage is one of the most fundamental rights that we have as Americans under our Constitution.
While scrapping the HRA would severely curtail people’s ability to seek legal redress in U.K. courts for violations of their fundamental rights, the Toriesthreat to withdraw the U.K. from the ECHR are far more frightening.
What are we having this liberty for? We are having this liberty in order to reform our social system, which is full of inequality, discrimination and other things, which conflict with our fundamental rights.
In this context, the church supports and favors every effort today to seek the full development of the personality of all human beings, and to promote their fundamental rights, their dignity and liberty.
Claudio Hummes
Just as we Liberal Democrats opposed the flawed logic of that war in Iraq – we will oppose the flawed government claim that we have to surrender our fundamental rights in order to improve our security.
The freedoms of religion, thought and speech are all fundamental rights Canadians not only enjoy, we have fought for them at home and abroad. We know that a vibrant democracy means that on some issues, Canadians will understandably have different views.
We’re talking about in the Proposition 8 case fundamental rights, civil rights. I offer no apology for the position I took in Prop. 8.
I think the government has a role in protecting the fundamental rights of its citizens.
The Court has long held that the Constitution protects certain fundamental rights that are not explicitly enumerated in the Constitution’s text, while at the same time emphasizing that courts must proceed with great caution in recognizing such rights.
Paul Watford
What libertarians assert is simply that differences among normal adults do not imply different fundamental rights.
Tom G. Palmer
The democratic state can sometimes abuse its power as much as those who seek to destroy it abuse fundamental rights and democratic practices.
If you wish to have free access to the single market, then you have to accept the fundamental rights as well as obligation that come from it.