IN THE FIRST AMENDMENT
|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.|
This site identifies environments where the government can and does find sanctuary from the First Amendment and its intended power for citizens and journalists to keep the government in check.
Although the United States of America is the only country in the world with a constitutional amendment guaranteeing freedom of speech, the U.S. government has developed methods of controlling the collection and distribution of information. The implementation of these methods challenges freedom of speech.Click the blue buttons to go to categorized pages for discussions, featuring links to information sources and court records of cited cases.