The First Amendment Encyclopedia
Presented by the John Seigenthaler Chair of Excellence in First Amendment Studies
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.
An essay by John Seigenthaler on how The First Amendment came to be
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An introduction to the First Amendment and ongoing issues
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