Persuasive Essay On The First Amendment

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December 15, 1791, was certainly a day of great importance in America's history. On that day, the First Amendment was ratified to the U.S. Constitution. The First Amendment states, “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”? No matter your age, sex, or your religious orientation, you have the right in the United States of America to freely exercise the religion of your choice.
During the 2016 presidential campaign, there was an immense conversation throughout the entire campaigning process on the controversial topic of religious liberty for immigrants. Religious liberty is defined as freedom of religious opinion and worship. Some people believe that there should be religious screening as part of the immigration process. They want to discriminate against certain middle eastern religious organizations. On January 27, 2017 President Donald Trump signed an executive order placing a ban on refugees entering the country and individuals from particular Muslim dominated countries, from entering the United States. Not only would that keep out the “dangerous” Muslims, it would also keep out Christians, along with other innocent citizens with various religious backgrounds from entering our country. Citizens, who want to come to the United States for safety
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