of Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly, and Petition There are three main reasons why we have or need our Freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition. First, the 1st Amendment gives us our independence. Second, it also gives us the right to express ourselves. Last but not least, it allows people to express themselves without constraint by the government. The 1st Amendment is a very essential freedom that everyone should be entitled to. Our independence
giving us 10 amendments which our foundation. One of these amendments however, is being blatantly misused. Misused to the point that people want to quote their rights under this amendment and then when they hear something they don’t want to want to deprive others from it. That amendment and right is the 1st amendment. The right of Freedom of Speech, Press and religion. Now we know watch television that freedom of Speech has been a hot topic but what does this Amendment really state?
The first amendment, of the Constitution, protects all citizens from Congress making laws that “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.” Most U.S citizens how this amendment, or at least a summary of it, memorized. Citizens have the right to speak their mind as they sit fit, practice any religion
When the average everyday American thinks of free speech, they usually misinterpret it as a way of saying whatever comes to mind. 37% of Americans don’t even know that freedom of speech is mandated under their first amendment rights or what freedom of speech involves. (Shepard). This 37 % of uneducated Americans not knowing the full definition of what freedom of speech is and its limits, can lead to heated controversy on what people can say because many people have different viewpoints. Such examples
the main reasons to why we do not have slavery around anymore, along with some help of other people back then that supported him. Even though, racism still exist today it is not as horrifying and sickening as to how it was before back in the 1800s. Considering the fact that Abraham Lincoln ended slavery, in order to have achieve this he created many policies to permanently put slavery to a final end. Some of these policies were: The Gettysburg Address, the Thirteenth Amendment, Emancipation Proclamation
without disruption, which would play a key role in the decision of the ruling. The parents of the children sued the school district in the case Thomas v. Board of Education Granville Central School District as they believed that the student’s 1st amendment rights were being violated by the school district. As the court analyzed both sides of the debate, they
what's best for the people with this technology growth. Big topics about technology includes texting while driving, cyberbullying, and many more. A topic that has been brought up lately has been school's ability to limit the online speech of their students on social media platforms. Controversy has risen between school officials and the public on what the right thing is to do about this issue. Schools should not limit the online speech of their students because it is a direct violation of the 1st amendment
within the Council Camber, were the Roseville city council meeting was held. Once I’ve reached the destination of the Roseville city council meeting, the security guards politely let me in and did no body checks whatsoever. To my concern I wondered why security didn’t check me or any the other students at all entering the facility.
punishment, although currently controversial, was a frequent consequence of murder in the late 1700s. It is indirectly mentioned twice in the Constitution. First, it is mentioned in the 8th amendment of article 7: “...nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted”. Secondly, it is mentioned in the 14th amendment of article 7:”...nor shall any State deprive any person