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Definition of 'civil libertarian'

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I am prepared to believe that the police were acting properly, but the civil libertarian in me remains dismayed. Times, Sunday Times (2006)So civil libertarians are angry with him, too. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Civil libertarians, meanwhile, rightly worry about the suppression of free speech. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The controversial powers have long been criticised by lawyers and civil libertarians. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Such prohibitions have outraged civil libertarians while surprising few onlookers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Civil libertarians went to court to protect aggressive begging and the sale of stolen goods as forms of free expression. Times, Sunday Times (2013)

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