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Amendments and Related Supreme Court Cases Amendment Related Supreme Court Decision 1 st Amendment- Establishment Clause- no organized religion - Freedom of Exercise, Speech, Press, Assembly Reynolds v. US (1878) - only rule or legislate on religious issues that violate societal duties Schenck v. US (1919)- established guided limitations on the Freedom of Speech - clear and present danger saftey and preservation of other liberties Gitlow v. New York (1925)- Incorporation Everson v. Board of Education (1947) - Incorporated the Establishment Clause to include states Engel v.Vitale (1962)- School Prayer violation of Establishment Clause NY Times v. US (1971)- Preserves Freedom of Press but did not remove restraints previously established in Dennis v. US(1951) and others. Roe v. Wade (1978)- federal ruling on abortion (establishment clause) 2 nd Amendment- Right to bear arms/ regulated militia US v. Cruikshank (1876)- 2nd Amendment only meant to limit the National Government doesn’t mean the right to bear arms is granted in the Constitution---states regulate

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