Freedom Of Speech : The United State Of America

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I. FREEDOM OF SPEECH
Freedom of Speech was developed during the beginning stages of reformation of the United State of America in association of the first 10 amendments of the birth of the U.S. Constitution. Coming from a world of history of war to prove what is considered rights, the new settles of the United States begged to preach their beliefs for liberty and no concern. The new country was at a demand for basic human freedoms and the Bill of Rights were formed. The U.S. Constitution was signed September 17, 1787, but initially did not contain the essential freedoms from the Bill of Rights. After much deliberation, the Bill of Rights were established and developed in less than forty-five words from James Madison, which became the First Amendment. The Bill of Rights went into effect on December 15, 1791. [2] “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.” These words defined for those to have the right to express themselves freely and without fear of concern.. Justified by the Supreme Court, not all speech is allowed by the First Amendment due to the risk of interrupting peace and causing violence. [3]
II. DEBATES ON FREEDOM OF SPEECH
Many people debate on what is covered through Freedom of Speech such as: flag-burning, music lyrics,…
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