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Unformatted text preview: pass an amendment resolution and have 75% of the state legislatures ratify the amendment-First ten amendments to the Constitution = Bill of Rights Amendment 1 Laws the govt cant make against:-Respecting eats of religion-Prohibiting free exercise thereof-Abridging the freedom of speech, or press-Rt of ppl to peacefully assemble-Petition the govt for redress of grievances RELIGIOUS FREEDOM-govt cant help hurt religions, cannot make a person believe something, or stop someone from believing something-govt can stop a person from a religious practice if it hurts Freedom Press/Speech-Freedom of Speech-someones right to say something is protected with certain limits, --ppl can suffer consequences for saying stuff-----ex person cannot yell in public place like fire if they know its not true-- issue of slander and libel has been used in theses cases...
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This document was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course SPEA-V 161 at Indiana.
- Spring '09