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First Amendment to the United States Constitution

Amendment I (the First Amendment) of the United States Constitution is part of the United States Bill of Rights. It states:
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.

free speech, libertarian, journalism, separation of church and state, establishment of religion, civil religion

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