freedom of assembly

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Noun1.freedom of assembly - the right to peaceably assemble and to petition the government for redress of grievances; guaranteed by the First Amendment to the US Constitution
civil right - right or rights belonging to a person by reason of citizenship including especially the fundamental freedoms and privileges guaranteed by the 13th and 14th amendments and subsequent acts of Congress including the right to legal and social and economic equality
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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While I have a little problem with using precious school time to do this, I do think that exercising the constitutional right to assemble and voice their opinion is a good thing if only for being more aware of the constitution and the power of masses.
In them the king granted the Jews who were in each and every city the right to assemble and to defend their lives, to destroy, to kill and to annihilate the entire army of any people or province which might attack them, including children and women, and to plunder their spoil.
To the extent that Mr Qadri's protests are confined to seeking justice for the Model Town killings, they are arguably justified; the right to assemble and protest against injustice is a right that all Pakistanis have enshrined in the law.
The First Amendment establishes Americans' freedom of speech, religion, and the press, as well as the right to assemble peacefully and to petition the government for change (see full text, above).
The Lead Agent has the right to assemble a syndicate in accordance with standard industry practice (including the Lead Agent, the Syndicate) and in consideration of the services to be provided by the Syndicate, the Company shall pay a commission of 7% of the gross proceeds of the Offering, payable in Common Shares.
Leah Quiambao, assistant transport secretary for communications, maintained that Tugade's warning isn't an infringement on the group's right to assemble and freedom of expression.
A Charlottesville official despaired of reconciling public safety concerns and the First Amendment, freedom of speech, the right to assemble.
Just as it launched a model law on access to information in 2013, the African Union should provide new guidance to states on how to safeguard the right to assemble and express views online.
Both arrogantly seek to physically deny others the same constitutional rights they claim for themselves, including freedom of speech and the right to assemble.
Besides, several other fundamental rights of Kashmiri civilians including their right to assemble, worship and practice their faith were being denied.
According to international human rights standards, citizens have the right to assemble in public spaces to demand their rights, workers have the right to strike, and protesters should not carry any types of weapons," Ishaak said.
West said on Friday that whatever reforms are put in place for protests, they should not erode constitutional freedoms that give Americans the right to assemble.