The ultimate incursion into my God-given right as a citizen!
And eventually, no matter how much or how little God-given talent you started out with, you actually did get it right.
The idea that there are natural or God-given rights to speech, assembly, worship, and the vote simply did not exist before then.
But of course, that same person has a God-given right to all the 64-ounce sodas he can suck down!
And this, in turn, reinforced the religious vision of a God-given binary.
Freedom to worship, or to refuse to worship, is a God-given right.
Consequently the expression of a freeman's will is as God-given as his right to be free.
He has taken a life which is God-given—hence his own life must pay the penalty.
Therefore rights can never be "natural" or "God-given," or absolute in any sense.
Where results seemed inevitable, it dared not claim them as God-given.
natural, ordained; possessed without question