“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.“— First Amendment to the United States
Your five First Amendment freedoms are:
1. Freedom of religion: you have the freedom to think about, imagine, or believe in anything you choose.
2. Freedom of speech: you have the freedom to speak about anything you choose.
3. Freedom of the press: the press has the freedom to publish anyone’s stories, thoughts, or ideas in newspapers, on TV, on the radio, online, and more!
4. Freedom of assembly: you have the freedom to gather together with other people in peaceful groups.
5. Freedom of petition: you have the freedom to officially bring your concerns to the government by collecting signatures from other people who agree with you.