What is the difference between a right and a responsibility? A right is a freedom that is protected, such as the right to free speech and religion. A responsibility is a duty or something you should do, such as recycling or doing your homework. Voting is both a right and a responsibility! In this movie, you'll learn about different rights and responsibilities and how to be a good citizen in your community. Find out how communities set laws and rules and how citizens can work together for the common good.