Saturday, September 23, 2006

The First Amendment

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

Today begins the twenty-fifth anniversary of Banned Books Week celebrating the freedom to read. We celebrate the right to express our opinions and the right to read them. Want to know more? Read FAQs about Banned Books Week.

For more information about the First Amendment, visit the First Amendment Center.

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