Does civil disobedience work? Is it productive to uphold a free society? From Thomas Jefferson to Rosa Parks to Daniel Ellsberg. All committed acts of civil disobedience, all very different cases. Some say that civil disobedience keeps an unjust government in check. Others say it destroys a civil society and shows defiance for law and order. What do you think? Does peaceful resistance to laws positively impact a free society?
Counterpoint: Is It Right to Break the Law?- Charles Frankel