"Congress shall make no law......." So begins the First Amendment, protecting our freedom of religion, right to peaceably assemble, right to petition the government, free press and speech. Did you know 26% of adults in our country cannot name even one of these rights protected by the First Amendment?
What are the origins of this amendment, what rights does it actually protect and what is its relevancy today in light of social media censorship and "cancel culture"? Join us this week as we discuss "The First Amendment, Part I," with Brad Smith, Chairman and Founder of the Institute for Free Speech.
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