When is it ok, if ever, to disobey the law?

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* We have a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws. Any law that uplifts human personality is just. Any law that degrades human personality is unjust.

* When a law is immoral or violates human rights. I understand everyone has their own ideas about what that means.

* When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty

* When You know your right. And your little finger has more Integrity than the Law

* When they criminalise a plant

* I don’t think it’s ever “okay” to disobey a law, but in a society we have a responsibility to ensure that the laws are and remain relevant and fair. How we achieve this depends on the impact of the law and might range from simply ignoring a law that has become meaningless to acts of rebellion against a state that insist on enforcing a law that promotes injustice.

* The abolitionists come to mind

* ………Yall all speed….

* It’s up to good people to break bad laws.

* When the law is unjust or tyrannical

* quod est necessarium est licitum

* When it violates the consent of peaceful people.



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