Function Of Civil Government

An illegitimate civil government will fail to protect the rights to life, liberty, health and property of its subjects, and in the worst cases, such an illegitimate government will claim to be able to violate the rights of its subjects, that is it will claim to have despotic power over its subjects.

read more . . . .  http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/locke/#FunCivGov

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