An amendment to the US Constitution, and part of the Bill of Rights establishing freedom of religion and the right to free speech


  • Adopted December 15, 1791


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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