CupertinoGuide/Rights of Citizens


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When making your constitution, you will need to decide what basic rights of your citizen your constitution will protect. There are many different rights commonly used in a constitution. You might want to think about what rights your citizens should be able to have.

Frequently used

These rights and freedoms are frequently granted by a government to its citizens:

  • Freedom of speech
  • Freedom of expression
  • Freedom of movement
  • Freedom of religion
  • Right to vote (only used in constitutional monarchies or democracies usually)
  • Right to privacy
  • Freedom of the press
  • Right to a fair trial
  • Right to political affiliation
  • Right to form a union
  • Freedom from forced servitude
  • Right to peaceful assembly
  • Right to work
  • Right to life

Which ones should I choose?

Choose the rights that you believe will lead to a prosperous and successful government! If you don't feel like doing that, you could adopt the UDHR, short for the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which guarantees numerous rights to the citizens of its signatories. Overall, while they may depend between micronations, the rights of your nation's citizens are an issue that should not be left unnoticed.