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First Amendment, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishFirst Amendment, thethe First AmendmentˌFirst Aˈmendment, the  a part of the constitution of the united states which gives US citizens the right of freedom of speech, freedom of the press (=newspapers, radio, and television), freedom of religion, and freedom of assembly (=the right of any group to meet together). Many cases concerning these rights have been taken to the supreme court, and people in the US usually have strong opinions about the questions involved in these cases.
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