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an amendment to the U.S. Constitution, prohibiting Congress from interfering with freedom of religion, speech, assembly, or petition.
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|Noun||1.||First Amendment - 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|
Bill of Rights - a statement of fundamental rights and privileges (especially the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution)