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The First Amendment
Robert James McWhirter
Written in English
The discussion of the meaning and interpretation of the first ten Amendments to the Constitution has become central to public discourse. But with unmediated news sources and fake news abounding, it is difficult to grapple with the issues without an unbiased guide. This book aims to inform the interested citizen of the Framers" ideas that underpin the First Amendment, along with the subsequent history, illustrated with easily accessible examples from popular culture.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 104-113).
|Other titles||1st Amendment :|
|Statement||Robert J. McWhirter|
|Contributions||McWhirter, Robert James, 1961-|
|LC Classifications||KF4558 1st .M39 2017|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||113|
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The First Amendment guarantees freedoms concerning religion, expression, assembly, and the right to petition. It forbids Congress from both promoting one religion over others and also restricting an individual’s religious practices. It guarantees freedom of expression by prohibiting Congress from restricting the press or the rights of individuals to speak freely.
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