Yes, if we really want to be an “individual” or “individualist” we have to care about each person’s inalienable rights, the core things that belong to each person, and not protect or one group (or minority).
Sometimes we might not respect their choices or beliefs, but by trying to force them to abide by your thinking, and take those rights away- that is just wrong. I may not agree to what others say, think, or believe; but I respect your right to do so. I only ask that you respect mine.
For more from Ayn Rand, go to Move It or Lose It
For more quotes from Atlas Shrugged, go to Where We’re Going, We Don’t Need Roads
For more quotes, go to You’re My Best Friend