The First Amendment

ebook Freedom of Speech, the Press, and Religion · Amendments to the United States Constitution: The Bill of Rights

By Molly Jones

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The First Amendment safeguards some of our most important civil liberties, including freedom of speech, religion, assembly, and the press. This book explores the origin and history of the First Amendment and how the courts have been involved in protecting or limiting these freedoms. The author explains how interpretations of the amendment have evolved and what controversies have surrounded it. The text cites important cases, including examples involving freedom of expression in school.

The First Amendment