The Constitution of the United States: Amendment 1 (The First Amendment – Freedom of Religion, Press, Expression)

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There is no, “Trust us, changes are coming” clause in the Constitution. To the contrary, the Bill of Rights itself, and the First Amendment in particular, reflect a degree of skepticism towards governmental self-restraint and self-correction.
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York et al. v. Sebelius, 12 CIV. 2542 (BMC) (EDNY) (December 5, 2012) (PDF on scribd)

 
 
Amendment I. (Freedom of Religion, Press, Expression)

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.

 
 


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