Benefits Of The First Amendment

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“If the First Amendment means anything, it means that a state has no business telling a man, sitting alone in his house, what books he may read or what films he may watch”. (-Thurgood Marshall.) The amendments are a way of keeping the people safe from the government's control. They keep the government from taking too much charge, and doing too much. Along with keeping the government from overpowering the people they give you certain rights like to bear arms having a fair trial and freedom of speech. The First Amendment was created because the citizens of America demanded a guarantee of certain freedoms such as the right to practice their own religion. The first amendment is often considered the most important amendment for letting you say, read,do what you want, and live where you want. The second Amendment was created to let people have a weapon in their home if they need it to defend themselves in case of emergency. This amendment gives you a responsibility to be smart with whatever weapon you choose to hold in your home to protect you and your family.…show more content…
Those are some examples of freedom of speech the only thing is yes you do have the right to say anything you want to who ever you want but, you have to be willing to take the punishment for what you have done wrong.You can yell at a teacher or parent but you have to take the punishment that comes with that disition. The first Amendment isn’t only the right to say what you want it’s the right to what you want to do with your life whether it's religion or something different that you want to

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