He continues, “Our keeping of the national promise has been extended to include the right not to be owned; the right to vote; the right to attend school and use public facilities regardless of race; the right to marry regardless of race; the right not to be discriminated against in employment or housing” (p 58-9).
In all of those cases, contention arose because one group saw its rights and/or privileges threatened by the claim of another group to those same rights. Competing claims exist, and will always exist. Nonetheless, the objective is consensus.
What groups in American society today believe that their rights are being denied or abridged under current laws? Choose one and discuss the relative merits of the arguments on both sides. You might even hazard suggesting a way forward.
Please reference the readings whenever appropriate and in correct APA format.
The reference of the quote is from ” The democracy owners’ manual a pratical guide to changing the world” by Jim Shultz