The First and Fifth Amendments
By Talia Verrecchio
First Amendment; Freedom of Religion, Speech, Press, and Assembly
What 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."
What it does... The First Amendment makes it illegal to make a law that establishes a religion, stops the freedom of speech, stops people from practicing their religion, stops the press from printing what they want, and stops people from exercising their right to assemble peacefully or demonstrating against the government.
The Constitution Bill of Rights
This shows the exact words of the first amendment on the document.
The Fifth Amendment
Deserving the right to remain silent is the most commonly known part of the fifth amendment.
The First Amendment
The rights of the first amendment.
Fifth Amendment; Right of An Accused Person
What It States... "No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offence to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation."
What It Does... The Fifth Amendment makes it illegal for you to be held for committing a crime unless you have been indicted correctly by the police, it also guarantees that the state and the US have to respect your legal rights.