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What Is the First Amendment and What Does It Do?

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What does the First Amendment say? The First Amendment states: “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.” The freedoms in the First Amendment include the freedoms of religion, speech, press, assembly, and the right to petition the government. ​What...


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