The term civil rights refers to protections the private citizen has from governmental abuses of power. The government has tremendous power. It has that power for good reason. It is the guardian of our safety. With tremendous power also comes the responsibility to exercise that power appropriately. If you have been harmed by an abusive use of power, call us today for a free consultation.
“In a free government, the security for civil rights must be the same as that for religious rights.” James Madison (1751-1836).