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When the First Amendment was curtailed in the US

When the First Amendment was curtailed in the US

January 19, 2017 at 9:05 pm 0 comments

The First Amendment was not always safe in the US, even with the guarantees of the Constitution. Under the second US President, John Adams, Congress passed four bills called the Alien and Seditions Act. The bill that curtailed free speech and the free press was known as the Sedition ActRead More

Why people need to relook at the First Amendment

Why people need to relook at the First Amendment

January 17, 2017 at 6:07 pm 0 comments

Many people do not actually pay attention to what the First Amendment says. While some interpretations evolved, there are those that wish for the original meaning to come back. Few people fully understand the full impact of the amendment, because it has become too politicized. Part of the way thatRead More