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First Amendment

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Autumn Loscar

on 15 November 2012

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Transcript of First Amendment

Autumn Loscar
Christina Kotenko 1st Amendment freedom of speech The right to express any opinions without censorship or restraint. 1- religion benefits of freedom of speech Freedom of speech prohibits the government from arbitrarily or unnecessarily interfering with ones personal opinion, or speech for that matter. As stated in the constitution, every citizen has the opportunity to censure the federal government to support their ostracized, bizarre ideas, which may be offensive to those around you. 2-speech 3-press 4 sections 4-assembly responsibility self esteem boost new ideas foster development encourages social evolution pros & cons pros cons freedom to express our opinions share our opinions with others follow individual faiths freedom to vote some use to send hatred and slander people who disagree can bring negative behavior opinions can cause controversy freedom of assembly The right to hold public meetings and form associations without interference by the government. Freedom of peaceful assembly is guaranteed by the First Amendment to the Constitution. current issues with freedom of speech Facts on Freedom of Assembly -cults are generally considered free assembly -accepted form of free expression. -can be any group or organization as long as it is not disruptive Freedom Of Religion an amendment to the Constitution of the United States guaranteeing the right of free expression; includes freedom of assembly and freedom of the press and freedom of religion and freedom of speech Is a principle that supports the freedom of an individual or community, in public or private, to manifest religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship, and observance; the concept is generally recognized also to include the freedom to change religion or not to follow any religion. Pros and Cons It allows everyone to believe and practice whatever they want. and it allows people to be whatever religion they want giving everyone an equal right. Freedom of religion causes a lot of discrimination and hatred for certain religions. Bibliography http://voices.yahoo.com/the-pros-cons-our-first-amendment-6757940.html?cat=37
Freedom of communication and expression through vehicles including various electronic media and published materials. While such freedom mostly implies the absence of interference from an overreaching state, its preservation may be sought through constitutional or other legal protections. FREEDOM OF PRESS http://benefitof.net/benefits-of-freedom-of-speech/ http://www.dosomething.org/tipsandtools/11-facts-about-free-speech http://www.firstamendmentschools.org/freedoms/assemblycases.aspx http://www.illinoisfirstamendmentcenter.com/research_CourtCases_RightToPeaceableAssem.php Our opinion Freedom of speech allows us to change things for the better, argue with what we believe is wrong, have different religions or no religion. It is the most important amendment because it allows us to speak our minds, And listen to others who have something to say.
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