The Amendments

First Amendment

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.
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Wording for the First Amendment

The First Amendment forbids congress from restricting people to create an establishment for religious purposes and practices. Also, the amendment explains that individual's can practice religion and religious beliefs freely and openly. It also gives every individual the right to freedom of speech and press, and assemble freely.

Second Amendment

A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.
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Wording for the Second Amendment

Individuals can now own guns for purposes of self-defense. It only went from only the federal government, but now it goes for all of the states as well because of the Fourteenth Amendment.