The First Amendment of the United States Constitution prohibits government interference in the rights toÂ freedom of religion and expression. Freedom of expression covers the freed...
1st Amendment - Religion and Expression
The First Amendment to the US Constitution is the part of the Bill of Rights that expressly prohibits Congress from making laws "respecting an establishment of religion" or that prohibit the free exercise of religion, infringe the freedom of speech...
Ratified: December 15, 1791
The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution prohibits
the making of any law respecting an establishment of religion, impeding the free
The First Amendment guarantees freedoms concerning religion, expression,
assembly, and the right to petition. It forbids Congress from both promoting one ...
clause in the First Amendment
--"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion"--is generally referred to as the establishment clause. Religious persecution was for all practical purposes universal during the 18th century, and in the alrea... More »
First Amendment - Religion and ExpressionAmendment Text | Annotations
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or
The First Amendment was written because at America's inception, citizens ... The
Bill of Rights — the first 10 amendments to the Constitution — went into effect ...
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On September 25, 1789, the First Congress of the United States proposed 12
amendments to the Constitution. The 1789 Joint Resolution of Congress
Amendment I Freedom of Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly, and Petition.
Passed by Congress September 25, 1789. Ratified December 15, 1791. The first