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The Bill of Rights includes the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution.

  • Amendment I – Freedom of religion, speech, the press, assembly, to petition the government
  • Amendment II – Right to bear arms
  • Amendment III – Quartering of troops
  • Amendment IV – Right to privacy, protection from illegal search and seizures
  • Amendment V – Due process, rights against self-incrimination, double-jeopardy
  • Amendment VI – Rights of criminal defendants
  • Amendment VII – Rights in civil cases
  • Amendment VIII – Excessive, cruel and unusual punishments
  • Amendment IX – non-enumerated rights
  • Amendment X – powers not enumerated to the Federal Government are reserved to the states or the people

Gun–Grabbers Shoot Themselves in the Foot

Some Opposition Media journos are taking a novel approach to covering guns. They’re actually going hands-on. Hayley Peterson, of Business Insider, decided to buy a gun. She avoided going to a local gun store — presumably because employees are experts on the process — and decided to try Walmart, which is not known for employee expertise or visibility. “I went ...

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What is The First Amendment?

The First Amendment to the United States Constitution is one of ten basic protections enshrined in the Bill of Rights. Full Text of the First Amendment Amendment I 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 ...

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Are You Smarter Than a Supreme Court Judge?

April was not a good month for Americans that still believe the Supreme Court is a font of legal wisdom. Former Justice John Paul Stevens authored an Op–Ed in the WaPost proving you can be ignorant of history, blinded by ideology and confused regarding the plain meaning of words and still get to wear the black robe. Stevens’ essay was ...

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Teacher faces dismissal for teaching Bill of Rights

Just days after IRS executive Lois Lerner improperly invoked her Fifth Amendment right not to answer questions about Tea Party intimidation, the often misunderstood amendment is reportedly facing another attack at an Illinois high school. Social Studies teacher John Dryden said he checked his inbox shortly before class recently and noticed a stack of surveys with each of his students’ ...

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Obama’s Third Bill of Rights

President Barack Obama, Chairing the 33rd Progressive Internationale held at the “United Nations,” delivered a speech in which he declared a Third Bill of Rights: “We brothers in equality cannot be content, no matter how high or low the standard of living, if some fraction of our people—whether it be one-third or one thousandth or one millionth — is independent ...

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