Political dissent

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Political dissent is a dissatisfaction with or opposition to the policies of a governing body. Expressions of dissent may take forms from vocal disagreement to civil disobedience to the use of violence.[1]

The Constitution of the United States regards non-violent demonstration and disagreement with the government as fundamental American values.[2]


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  1. ^ "The difference between protest and dissent", Columbia Journalism Review By Merrill Perlman, March 18, 2019
  2. ^ "Political dissent". National Coalition Against Censorship.