Violation Of The First Amendment

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Violation of the First Amendment In 2015, Presidential candidate Donald Trump proposed that he would consider shutting down mosques in the United States. Now being president, he created an executive order mandating the closure of all mosques which is a violation of The First Amendment of the Constitution which states that the “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” Every single person in the United States have the right to express their religion of preference or no religion at all, however him or her wants without offending anybody, and the best way to protect religion’s liberty was by keeping the government out if it and creating this First Amendment freedom of religion, to separate the church from the state. According to the Legal Information Institute (2007), there are two clauses that guarantee the first amendment freedom of religion. The first one is “The Establishment Clause” which prohibits the government from passing legislation to demanding an official religion or promote one religion over another and “The Free Exercise Clause” which makes sure that the government does not interfere with a person's practice of their religion. From a Constitutional perspective, Donald Trump’s policies violate the First Amendment by creating this order he

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