1st Amendment Rights

Individual Freedom

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Freedom of Religion

This freedom gives Americans the right to practice their faith in the way they want. It means that the Congress cannot establish or support any religion as the official faith of the United States.
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Americans can practice the religion of their choice, or no religion at all.

Freedom of Speech

This freedom allows individuals to express themselves without being interfered or restricted by the government.

Freedom of the Press

This freedom guarantees a free press, which includes all news media—TV, radio, the web, etc.
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The government does not have the right to control or block certain things being published by the press.

The Right to Assemble

This right allows people to gather and collectively express, promote, pursue, and defend their beliefs. Implied in this right is the right to association and belief.

The Right to Petition

This right grants the people to stand up and speak out against injustices. It also gives them the power to help change tyranny or corruptions.
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