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First Amendment Quotes

This is a freedom of speech issue, and we're going to use the First Amendment to declare that abortion is murder. We're going to do it in front of the courthouse and courtroom, and we're going to do it across the nation.
Troy Newman
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Jefferson wasn't really a primary author <br/> of the First Amendment. But Jefferson was the author of the Virginia <br/> Statute for Religious Freedom, which is seen as kind of a precursor <br/> of the First Amendment. It was Jefferson's protégé, <br/> James Madison, who helped draft the First Amendment. So the metaphor <br/> is apt and it is important.
Rob Boston
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We are, as we have for nearly 10 months, continuing our dialogue with the proper authorities to reach a mutually agreed upon means of hosting this event on August 24th as planned, ... I have retained legal counsel who will be vigorously and zealously pursuing my First Amendment interests
Marc Ecko
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In the First Amendment, people have the right to petition the government. That is a constitutional right and we take that obligation very seriously.
Diana Aviv
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The last elections revealed sharp political divisions in the American political landscape, ... Yet many student opinions about the First Amendment and freedom of the press tend to stay remarkably consistent across these otherwise widely accepted political fault lines.
David Yalof
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The courts demand that every religious person must accommodate<br/>a single atheist who might be 'offended' at the favorable mention<br/>of God's name (unfavorable or blasphemous mentions, we are told,<br/>are protected by the same First Amendment that prohibits favorable<br/>mentions). But no atheist can be forced to accommodate a single<br/>religious person who might be offended by the atheist's unbelief,<br/>or who wants to be part of the pluralism and diversity about<br/>which liberals regularly speak, but which is not broad enough to<br/>embrace people who believe in God.
Cal Thomas
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The First Amendment is not an accident. My deeply held conviction, supported with a lot of evidence, is what might do this country in to where we cease to exist as a vital democracy, as a Constitutional democracy, is not terrorism or a weak economy but what will do us in is a secret government.
Bob Woodward
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Names are important in terms of how you construct your characters' identity, ... But the First Amendment is more important than anything.
Ayelet Waldman
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