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Im confused, i think it is c or d.
Why are civil liberties considered negative rights?

A. Because citizens must act to protect rights.
B. Because the government must act to protect rights.
C. Because rights are protected by limiting citizen action
D. Because rights are protected by limiting government action.

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  1. Rights, so-called, are citizen rights. They are not protected by LIMITING citizen action.

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    posted by Reed
  2. so would it be A or B.

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    posted by Adam
  3. Positive rights rights specifying action; negative rights involve inaction. I vote for A.

    http://www.globalization101.org/negative-vs-positive-rights/

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    posted by Ms. Sue
  4. I disagree. I vote for D.

    http://www.globalization101.org/negative-vs-positive-rights/

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