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Civil liberties controversies tend to be divisive by their very nature, but in many ways they define our national culture and our national values. Because they just want to say they voted for the winner. It affects access to employment; state and local government programs and services; access to places of public accommodation such as businesses, transportation, and non-profit service providers; and telecommunications..

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Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1 edition (January 21, 2014)

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