Definitions for "civil rights"
a legal right or rights belonging to a person by reason of citizenship, including especially the fundamental freedoms and privileges guaranteed by the 13th and 14th amendments and subsequent acts of congress, including the right to legal and social and economic equality.
The rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution and federal and state statutes enacted to protect a wide range of individual rights, such as right to vote, freedom of speech, the right to assemble, the right to equal treatment, etc.
The personal freedoms of citizens guaranteed by the 13th and 14th amendments to the US Constitution.
CLOSING: of a company or business; contrast with OPENING. COINCIDENCE: an ironic set of happenings COLLEGE: used for all post-secondary schools; (see also SPORTS TERMS)
Keywords:  society, idea, treated, equally, nation
Idea that all people of a nation or society should be treated equally.