The constitutional amendment guaranteeing freedom of speech, press, assembly, and religion. Back to the Top
The first article of the Bill of Rights, granting freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition.
The right of free speech in the U.S. Constitution, which historically protects media messages from regulation and censorship.
Freedom of speech, of the press, of assembly and to petition the government. Important guarantees of the Bill of Rights used by Nationalists to gain social change in a lawful manner (distinguished from unlawful acts by subversives).
an amendment to the Constitution of the United States guaranteeing the right of free expression; includes freedom of assembly and freedom of the press and freedom of religion and freedom of speech
"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 peacefully to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."
The first change adopted to the Constitution. It protects the basic freedoms of U.S. citizens, such as the right to practice religion, to speak freely, to publish news and to communicate without censorship.
The part of the United States Constitution which forbids the government from restricting certain rights of the people and from establishing a national religion or restricting the free exercise of religion.