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First Amendment Resources

About This Guide

This guide originated as a resource to raise awareness during the Spring 2021 First Amendment Days but now stands on its own. For questions about library resources on First Amendment, please contact Dan Coffey or Charles Yier.

“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 of the U.S. Constitution passed by Congress September 25, 1789. Ratified December 15, 1791.