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The First Amendment: Freedom of Religion

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…

The First Amendment The Foundation for True Liberty in America

""The very reason for the First Amendment is to make the people of this country free to think, speak, write and worship as they wish, not as the Government commands."" (Hugo Black) The First Amendment is indescribably important to the…

The Original Bill of Rights

On September 25, 1789, the state legislatures were presented with twelve amendments drafted by James Madison to add to the Constitution. It was on December 15, 1791 that ten of the twelve amendments, number 3 through twelve, were ratified and…

The Bill of Rights and Constitution

On December 15, 1791, the Bill of Rights became part of the Constitution. These amendments were created to protect the rights of the citizens of the United States. The most important rights that were created in the Bill of Rights…