The First Amendment

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The First Amendment The First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America states that “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 peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances (Funk & Wagnalls 162).” The First Amendment to the Constitution ensures the freedom of religion, …

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…of the people. WORKS CITED “Speech, Freedom of,” Microsoft(R) Encarta(R) 98 Encyclopedia. (c) Microsoft Corporation 1993-1997. Meiklejohn, Alexander. Free Speech and Its Relation to Self-Government New York: Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., 1948. United States Supreme Court Reports Volumes: 249, 308, 319, 336 West Publishing, 1919, 1939, 1943, 1949. Stone, Geoffrey R.; Seidman, Robert H.; Sunten, Cass r.; Mark V. Tushnet. Constitutional Law, 2nd ed. Boston: Little Brown & Company, 1991. Bram L. Leon; Dickey H. Norma. Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia. Volume 7, R.R. Donnellye & Sons Company.