Civil disobedience has made a big impact in the governmentto

Civil disobedience has made a big impact in the governmenttoday, but civil disobediencecannot be justified in a democracy as long as other channels of change areavailable; lobbying, writing petition has the same purpose ( define inintroduction) as civil disobedience yet we don’t have to put anybody’s safety atrisk. Use semi colon to combine these sentenceis that the right way to use semicolon?