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What is civil disobediance?

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โˆ™ 2013-05-21 20:21:50

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Refusal to obey civil laws in an effort to induce change in governmental policy or legislation, characterized by the use of passive resistance or other nonviolent means.

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โˆ™ 2014-10-07 19:12:01

Civil disobedience is a nonviolent resistance to certain laws, demands, and commands of government.

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