Essays Tagged: "First Amendment to the United States Constitution"

American Freedom

unity to express our opinions, some members of society may be guilty of violating the bounds of the First Amendment by publicly offending others through obscenity or racism. Americans have developed a ... icans have developed a distinct disposition toward the freedom of expression throughout history.The First Amendment clearly voices a great American respect toward the freedom of religion. It also prev ...

(10 pages) 550 2 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Hate Speech on College Campuses

ender,ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation.That's the wrong response, well-meaning or not. The First Amendment to theUnited States Constitution protects speech no matter how offensive its content ... nsorship, in violation of the Constitution. And the ACLU believes thatall campuses should adhere to First Amendment principles because academic freedomis a bedrock of education in a free society. No s ...

(2 pages) 137 0 4.1 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Amen, concerning censorship in America

chool prayerhas been an important part of our religious experience from the very beginning.Our very First Amendment didn't separate God and government but actuallyencouraged religion. It reads: "Congr ... respecting the establishmentof religion, nor prohibit the free exercise thereof," (Encarta 96). The first part simplysays that the federal government cannot establish one religion for all of the peopl ...

(3 pages) 42 0 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

America, Land of the free. Discusses what would happen if it didn't have the freedom of press, and the freedom of speech

lation of souls unwilling to create because of the ever looming presence of big brother.Without the first amendment, America would be uneducated and uninformed. It is customary for most people to wake ... coming part of the god in the machine instead of discovering and creating new cultures. Without the first amendment we would stand as the United States of industry, and the crumbs of diversity.Life is ...

(3 pages) 176 1 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Bill Of Rights

etition the Government for a redress of grievances.ESTABLISHING RELIGION: While campaigning for his first term, George Bush said 'Idon't know that atheists should be considered as citizens, nor should ... e suspected him of hiding drugs.PETITION FOR REDRESS OF GRIEVANCES: Rounding out the attacks on the firstamendment, there is a sword hanging over the right to petition for redress of grievances.House ...

(16 pages) 428 2 3.7 Aug/1995

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Censorship & Freedom of Speech on Music

re just plain obscene. Some even stand against them because of religious reasons. In any event, the first amendment to the United States Constitution states clearly that "Congress shall make no law re ... eably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances" (United States). The first amendment should protect musical artists from any attempts of the people or the government to ...

(8 pages) 152 3 4.2 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The bill of rights

Bill of RightsAmendment ICongress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the fr ... ght of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.Amendment IIA well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of ... the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.Amendment IIINo soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of th ...

(2 pages) 33 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Bill of Rights: Four Freedoms

The first amendment of the Bill of Rights to the constitution guarantees four freedoms: freedom of relig ... s knew what they were doing because they believed in power of ideas and debate, not censorship. The first amendment to the constitution is important because it prohibits congress from establishing an ... freedom to say what is on their minds, and gives the right to petition and assemble peacefully.The First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States gives every individual the same rights. One ...

(6 pages) 96 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

"The Bill of Rights" Amendment explination also Philosopher that inspired Bill of Rights.

The Bill of Rights is a series of amendments 1-10. These amendments guarantee freedom of speech, right to a jury, freedom of the press ... the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people to protest reasonably.The second Amendment States that a person has the right to bear arms, in other words own a gun so that in case ... ncy (as in another revolution) we can defend ourselves. The government has no right to destroy this amendment and any other amendment. It also says that the people have the right to form a militia at ...

(2 pages) 47 0 2.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The act of burning the American flag

hat this county is doingsomething wrong and that is how they choose to express their grievance. The firstamendment to the Constitution states that "Congress should make no law. . .abridging thefreedom ...

(4 pages) 37 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Avertising - Right or Wrong

offense to the name of the product as well as the way companies go about selling their product, the First Amendment undermines these offenses by allowing all Americans to have the right to freedom of ... nn!ot be done by the advertising industries. By realizing that advertising is the practice of one's First Amendment right, as well as knowing the rules for advertising, one can conclude that advertisi ...

(3 pages) 56 1 4.1 Aug/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Bill of rights essay

hout these amendments this country would be a hole other place. The most important amendment is the first: basic freedoms.There are many reasons for this. First, this amendment gives us the freedom of ... peak to the rest of their group and be supported.In conclusion, the most important amendment is the first. There are many reasons for this and these freedoms help make our country what it is. Without ...

(1 pages) 31 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

1st Amendment

redress of grievances."These familiar, though frequently ignored or misapplied, words comprise the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America . This Amendment was written bec ... their basic freedoms. As our blueprint for personal freedom and the guarantee of a free people, the First Amendment protects freedom of speech, press, religion, assembly and petition.When the U.S. Con ...

(3 pages) 96 0 4.7 Oct/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Adult Sites: Banned Or Tolerated

ships to the public for the privilege of viewing their material. Pornography sites were some of the first ones to launch such impressive business strategies on the Internet such as banners and Online ... d parents that it's to vulgar and inappropriate for anyone's viewing especially minors. However the First Amendment of the United States Constitution illustrates the importance of freedom of the press ...

(4 pages) 19 0 5.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

1st Amendment

ct the most esteemed and essential document that we carry and uphold. What is it, exactly, that the first amendment allows us? How is this article so significant to our lives as Americans? These quest ... ons that I truly believe that the 1st Amendment is the most crucial and esteemed article out of the first 10. Not only does it supply us with the right to choose whom we worship, but also the right to ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Bill Of Rights Essay

Bill of Rights Essay.The Billl of Rights are stated in the first ten amendments. This bill contains the rights of; freedom of religion, freedom of speech, free ... Government with out any distburbing of ?being free?. The peoples rights are mostly contained in the first Amendment of the constitution.The rights have effect on criminal people living in the United S ...

(1 pages) 117 1 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

America's Youth Censored

The society today seems to be confused about the First Amendment, freedom of speech, censorship and how they work and how the government wants to try ... as parents make the decisions whether or not music or television shows are appropriate. The First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States reads: Congress shall make no law respectin ... clauses. The argument has been fought out among the commentators. ''The outstanding fact about the First Amendment today is that the Supreme Court has never developed any comprehensive theory of what ...

(14 pages) 29 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

First Amendment Rights of Children in the School System

First Amendment rights of children in the school systemEarly settlers fled the tyrannical reign of E ... and had the right to worship, speak and assemble in any manner they wished. This is evident in the First amendment to the Constitution which reserves the right of every citizen to the freedom of reli ... ourt Cases," 1999). Even though schools have the responsibility to protect all students, children's First Amendment rights are protected and have been upheld by Supreme Court rulings in Tinker v. Des ...

(7 pages) 48 0 5.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Should students recite the pledge of allegiance?

the Pledge of Allegiance in public schools is fully consistent with the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution. The words of the Pledge echo the conviction held ... the Pledge of Allegiance goes against their constitutional and religious beliefs. According to the first amendment people have rights to believe in whatever they choose. They can say or not say, read ...

(4 pages) 4 0 0.0 Jan/2011

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

An essay that explores the Freedom of speech controversy that Occupy Wall Street protestors are facing. Uses the Toulmin's argument model.

Occupy Movements Wins Freedom of SpeechThe First Amendment to the United States constitution states that congress shall make no law abridging o ... ut it could be highly the closest entity that interacts with the public as a governmental proxy.The First Amendment's rights are not absolute and as straightforward as most citizens believe, as the go ... ities.In cities and towns across the country, 1,500 American citizens have been put in cuffs in the first month of the Occupy Wall Street movement. While a small handful of them have been charged with ...

(5 pages) 8 0 0.0 Apr/2012

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights