Civil Disobedience In Democracy

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To give an example of how civil disobedience in a democracy is not only morally justified but necessary for the betterment of our government and our country's well-being, I’d like to talk about Edward Snowden. Snowden is U.S. citizen who now has had to flee his own country and has taken political asylum in Russia because if he returns to the United states he will be arrested and charged under the espionage act. This was taken from Edward Snowden was a computer analyst who worked with the National Security Agency. After several months of working with the NSA, he began to notice that the government had been spying on American’s through their phones and internet. Immediately realizing that what the government had been doing was
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