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Wisconsin v. Yoder - Religious Freedom Page

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In this court case Three amish families sued the state of Wisconsin because children are required to be enrolled in school until the age of sixteen. The parents removed their children from school after the had completed the eighth grade.The law violated the families rights to free excersise of religion.  The Supreme Court found in favor of the Amish parents.

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Orderly union picketing that informs the public of the issues is protected by the First Amendment, freedom of speech and freedom of press, petition, and the right to assemble. As said in the constitution, people have the right to say what they want without being punished. Groups can be started if they have beliefs, everyone has the right to assemble.

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New York v. Ferber - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

New York v. Ferber, 458 U.S. 747 (1982), was a United States Supreme Court decision. The Court ruled unanimously that the First Amendment right to free speech did not forbid states from banning the sale of material depicting children engaged in sexual activity.[1]

New York had an obscenity law that made it illegal for an individual to "promote[] any performance which includes sexual conduct by a child less than sixteen years of age." Paul Ferber, an owner of an adult bookstore in Manhattan, was charged under the law after he sold an undercover police officer two films depicting young boys masturbating. He was charged with promoting both obscene sexual performances and indecent sexual performances. At trial, he was acquitted of the obscene sexual performance count but he was convicted of the indecent sexual performance count, and the conviction was affirmed by the intermediate appellate court. The New York Court of Appeals reversed the conviction, finding the obscenity law unconstitutional under the First Amendment because the law was both underinclusive as to other films of dangerous activity, and overbroad as to its application to materials produced out-of-state and non-obscene materials. The State of New York asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the case.

The Court upheld the constitutionality of New York's obscenity law, ruling that it did not violate the First Amendment, and reversed and remanded the case.

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In this court case, the U.S Supreme Court added child pornography as another category of speech excluded from the First Amendment protection. New York had an obscenity law that made it illegal for a child less than sixteen years of age to perform something including sexual conduct. An owner of an adult bookstore in Manhattan,Paul Ferber, was charged  after he sold an undercover cop two films of young boys masturbating. The state of New York asked the Supreme Court to review the case after finding the obscenity law unconstitutional under the First Amendment.

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Do Elementary Students Have First Amendment Rights? Candy Cane Case Back in Court

On May 23, Liberty Institute goes back before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in the "candy cane" case to defend the constitutional freedoms of elementary...
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A child stopped for distributing candy canes at a winter break public school party. This and similar cases have become a rallying point for conservatie christians concerning free religious expression in public schools. No student should be subjected to religious discrimination by the government. The little boy was not allowed to hand out candy canes to celebrate his holiday. This is a violation of the First Amendment, Freedom of religion.

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First Amendment | LII / Legal Information Institute

First Amendment | LII / Legal Information Institute | Amendment 1 | Scoop.it
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On this website it breaks down the First Amendment explaining the "separation between church and state".

Also, freedom of speech allows citizens to express themselves without interference with the Government.  The right to speech also includes other mediums of expression that communicate a message.depending on your situation, where you are speaking your speech is protected.

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The First Amendment

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1 for All > About > The First Amendment Freedom of Speech The First Amendment Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or ...
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Ratified in December 1791,The first amendment in the constitution gives people the freedom of speech,press,assembly,petition,the government and religion. On this website, it explains to you how as a citizen this amendment enables you to express your thoughts and beliefs in a free society. It also answers questions you may have about how this protects religeous liberty, and explains how this amendment applies to different situations.

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Brown v. Louisiana - 383 U.S. 131 (1966)

Brown v. Louisiana - 383 U.S. 131 (1966) | Amendment 1 | Scoop.it
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This court case is about five black citizens who participated in a peacful sit-in at a library where there was segregation. According to the First Amendment, citizens have the right to assemble and protest what they believe in as long as it isnt tied in with rioting.

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First Amendment: Freedom of Speech and Howard Stern v. FCC

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In this court case the FCC wants to regulate not only the cable television but they want to regulate broadcast media. However, the FCC is in violation with  this first Amendment "Congress shall pass no law abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press" therefore, no matter how disrespectful Howard stern is, and how many people think he shouldn't be on the radio, he has the right to speak how he wants and share his opinions on the air.

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Court Decisions - West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette

Court Decisions - West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette | Amendment 1 | Scoop.it
Supreme Court Decisions on Religious Freedom and Liberty - summary and analysis of West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette.
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Five Court Cases That Defined the First Amendment

Our understanding of the First Amendment is in flux. According to Abrams, these five cases have deeply shaped how freedoms of speech, press, and religion hav...
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Bill of Rights: Amendment 1

Bill of Rights: Amendment 1 | Amendment 1 | Scoop.it
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"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 Governmentfor a redress of grievances." This Amendment exists to protect the most offensive and controversal speech from government suppression.

Without this Amendment protesters would be silent, a national religion would be created and citizens would not be able to petition for social change.

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