Perhaps they can express their feelings in a more articulate and original manner, but doubt that's within their collective abilities.
It is THAT ideal for which I served my country. Beating up a flag burner because one thinks it is the right thing to do is no better than beating up a civil rights marcher back in the 60's because one disagreed with civil rights. Both the flag burners and the civil rights marchers were exercising their Constitutional right to freedom of expression.
Do you know the best way to counter a protest? Ignore it completely, as in "what if they held a parade and nobody came."
If I stop responding it doesn't mean I've conceded the point or agree with you. It only means I've made my point and I don't mind you having the last word. Please wait a few minutes before "quoting" me. I often correct errors for a minute or two after I post before the final product is ready.
What is this?
The very first entry on the Confederacy side is 'Liberal Democracy'?
"Liberal democracy is a form of government in which representative democracy operates under the principles of liberalism, i.e. protecting the rights of the individual, which are generally enshrined in law. It is characterised by fair, free, and competitive elections between multiple distinct political parties, a separation of powers into different branches of government, the rule of law in everyday life as part of an open society, and the equal protection of human rights, civil rights, civil liberties, and political freedoms for all persons."
Source: Wikipedia - 'Liberal Democracy'
A liberal democracy is a form of representative democracy with free and fair form of elections procedure and competitive political process. The most interesting feature of liberal democracy is that all adult citizens is given the right to vote regardless of race, gender or property ownership.
USA Legal.com - 'Liberal Democracy Law & Legal Definition'
Besides the underlying premise that it is based upon individual liberty, the very hallmark of a Liberal Democracy is equal representation & rights under law!
Your source is in erroneous.
Furthermore, as the modern debates over issues like abortion, welfare, and free speech prove, concepts like "human rights," "civil liberties," and even "personhood" are all malleable and highly subjective. The fact that their definition of such terms differed from your own does not disqualify them from the title.