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According to Cornell University Law School, the First Amendment protects the rights to freedom of religion, the right to assemble, and freedom of expression, which includes freedom of speech and of the press. It also pro... More »

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Freedom of speech is the First Amendment of the Constitution. The First Amendment protects an individual's right to criticize the government, express religious beliefs and assemble and protest as part of protected expres... More »

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Freedom of speech is guaranteed by the first amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The amendment generally prohibits the government from infringing on, or otherwise banning, speech because it does not agree with the messag... More »

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The First Amendment reads, "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people pe... More »

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The First Amendment of the United States Constitution prohibits government interference in the rights to freedom of religion and expression. Freedom of expression covers the freedoms of speech, the press, the right to a... More »

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The guarantees given to citizens of every states are the freedom of religion, freedom of speech, right to bear arms, soldiers will not stay in homes, no unreasonable search and seizures, being innocent until proven guilt... More »

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The First Amendment was authored by James Madison, who was inspired to write the document by Thomas Jefferson. Additionally, Madison proposed all 10 amendments of the U.S. Bill of Rights. More »

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