Our First Liberty

More and more, Americans seem apathetic toward the liberties o'er which our Founding Fathers sacrificed their lives, fortunes, and sacred honor. We seem to hold a low opinion of that which millions of Americans before us not only treasured, but paid the ultimate price to protect.  This is especially apparent when we focus on the First Amendment, and particularly the first liberty protected by that amendment. The text of 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. Although there are a number of liberties protected in this amendment -- freedom of speech, freedom of the press, right to assemble, etc. -- the first liberty listed is religious freedom.  Concerning that, "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of...(Read Full Article)

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