Originally posted on bearspawprint:

Scorecard: How Many Rights Have Americans REALLY Lost?.

Posted on February 21, 2013 by WashingtonsBlog

Preface: While a lot of people talk about the loss of our Constitutional liberties, people usually speak in a vague, generalized manner … or focus on only one issue and ignore the rest.

This post explains the liberties guaranteed in the Bill of Rights – the first 10 amendments to the United States Constitution – and provides a scorecard on the extent of the loss of each right.

First Amendment

The 1st Amendment protects speech, religion, assembly and the press:

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.

However, the government is arresting those speaking out ……

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  1. genomega1 says:

    Reblogged this on News You May Have Missed and commented:
    Feb 23—How Many Constitutional Freedoms Do We Still Have?

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