The First Amendment — Your Protection from Government

SINCE I do not believe in reinventing the wheel., but do recognize when something bears repeating.

Bob Aronson's Viewpoint

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.
— The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

cartoonThere is no more precious freedom we have than that of free expression. The first amendment to the constitution isn’t telling you what you can do, it is telling the government what they can’t do. The founding fathers believed that the rights in the first amendment were inherent or understood to be true. Those 45 words about twice as long as a standard tweet were written to make sure they could not be taken from you.

The first amendment guarantees five rights.rights

  1. Freedom from a state run religion
  2. Freedom to practice a religion of your choosing or…

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