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personal liberty

noun
1.
the liberty of an individual to do his or her will freely except for those restraints imposed by law to safeguard the physical, moral, political, and economic welfare of others.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50
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  • The impact this fact has on personal liberty has not been thought through by the proponents of business-managed care.
  • How one expresses one's personal liberty while doing none other harm is not my business.
  • It means the continuous order which is the only parent of personal liberty and political right.
  • Those who support reproductive rights say personal liberty begins with control of your own body.
  • Doing so is a gross infringement on personal liberty and collective freedom.
  • In some cases, this is a matter of personal liberty.
  • Daffy, libertarianism is a wide set of viewpoints which only require a predilection for smaller government and personal liberty.
  • Such intrusions into personal liberty are met by a shrug of indifference.
  • There is also evidence that the balance between personal liberty and security may be shifting again.
  • Economic liberty is inextricably intertwined with personal liberty.

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