First Amendment

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First′ Amend′ment


n.
an amendment to the U.S. Constitution, prohibiting Congress from interfering with freedom of religion, speech, assembly, or petition.
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Noun1.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)
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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The First Amendment to the United States Constitution has inspired people around the world for over two hundred years.
The First Amendment to the United States Constitution establishes the right of free speech.
The First Amendment to the United States Constitution is arguably what gives America its freedom.

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