First Amendment

See also: Law | Censorship


The first ammendment to the constitution ( of the United States of America states;

“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.”

This is upheld by the courts to prevent the government from imposing content restrictions on publications, but there are still limits to free speech.

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