Pros And Cons Of The First Amendment

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The first ten amendments to The United States Constitution, which are known to form the “Bill of Rights” were officially ratified on the 15th of December, 1791 and became part of the United States constitution. As American citizens, we’re given independence and freedom that other parts of the world may not authorize. Which explains why many people emigrate from other countries to the United States, because they want to obtain the certain freedom we experience in our daily lives. Mentioned by the “Bill of Right Institute” that it was “Written by James Madison in response to calls from several states for greater constitutional protection of individual liberties, the Bill of Rights lists specific prohibitions on governmental power. The Virginia…show more content…
Freedom of religion technically means that everyone has the choice of believing in whatever they want, and the government has no right to force anyone to accept, interfere, or worship any certain religion. Freedom of speech allows American citizens to speak out their opinion or thoughts, and have right of disagreeing with other judgments. Freedom of the press lets citizens to remain knowledgeable and updated on what is going on in government. Freedom of Assembly gives the opportunity to every American to join their interest of any kind of political parties or interest groups. Freedom to Petition gives permission to people to have the right of telling the government their personal opinion, complains, and what they are in the need of. Overall, these given freedoms play a big role in our society today and provides “The people” equality and fair life…show more content…
It also allows protection against unreasonable search and seizure. The third important Bill of Right is the 5th amendment, which prohibits the government to put anyone into jail without evidence or logical reason. To prove the point I made, it was mentioned on the “No Pun Intended” website that: “what puts the Fifth in the top three is its guiding philosophy, which attempts to protect the individual against unjust and arbitrary uses of government power.” The fourth important Bill of Right is the 9th amendment: “The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.” Indeed, citizens have the advantage to retain rights. The fifth important Bill of Right is the 6th amendment, which gives people the rights to a fair trial. Additionally, “Scholastic.com” stated that the 6th amendment “guarantees a speedy, public trial by an impartial jury in the area where the crime was committed.” The sixth important Bill of Right is the 3rd amendment: “No soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.” Furthermore, it doesn’t allow American citizens to keep soldier(s) in their home without legal
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