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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... More »
Ratified: December 15, 1791
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The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution prohibits the making of .... United States in 1879, when the Court reviewed the history of the early Republic in deciding the extent of the liberties of Mormons. Chief Justice  ...



The First Amendment of the United States was ratified, along with nine other amendments to the Constitution of the United States making up the Bill of Rights,  ...


These 45 words – the First Amendment to the United States Constitution. – embody some .... Over the course of U.S. history, the freedom of assembly (along with.


"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; ...


Feb 28, 2017 ... The First Amendment and its text, origins, and meanings. Includes links to information on specific clauses.


Apr 7, 2017 ... In 1789, James Madison proposed the First Amendment, but he wasn't the one who originally came up with the idea.


The First Amendment cases decided by the Supreme Court reflect the issues and ... history of the Supreme Court, and where they fall within the spectrum of First ...


History of the Development of the First Amendment. Contributed by Kim Freitag to the Illinois First Amendment Center. Thomas Jefferson stated, “A bill of rights is ...