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CHAPTER 19: FIRST AMENDMENT FREEDOMS.  THE GUARANTEES OF THE SAFETY OF PERSONS, OPINIONS, AND PROPERTY FROM THE ARBITRARY ACTS OF GOVERNMENT.

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1 CHAPTER 19: FIRST AMENDMENT FREEDOMS

2  THE GUARANTEES OF THE SAFETY OF PERSONS, OPINIONS, AND PROPERTY FROM THE ARBITRARY ACTS OF GOVERNMENT.

3  TERM FOR THE POSITIVE ACTS OF GOVERNMENT THAT SEEK TO MAKE CONSTITUTONAL GUARANTEES A REALITY FOR ALL PEOPLE.

4  CIVIL RIGHTS ARE RELATIVE AND NOT ABSOLUTE  CIVIL RIGHTS CAN CONFLICT  MOST CIVIL RIGHTS ARE EXTENDED TO ALL PERSONS IN THE UNITED STATES  CIVIL RIGHTS GUARANTEED BY THE CONSTITUTION ARE GUARANTEED AGAINST BOTH THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT AND THE STATES

5 -NATIONALIZATION OF THE BILL OF RIGHTS -14 TH AMENDMENT -> DUE PROCESS CLAUSE

6  THERE IS NO COMPLETE LISTING OF CIVIL RIGHTS

7  FREEDOM OF RELIGION ◦ ESTABLISHMENT CLAUSE-> CONGRESS SHALL MAKE NO LAW RESPECTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF RELIGION ◦ FREE EXERCISE CLAUSE-> CONGRESS SHALL MAKE NO LAW RESPECTING THE FREE EXERCISE OF RELIGION

8  FREEDOM OF SPEECH AND PRESS ◦ LIBEL ◦ SLANDER ◦ OBSCENITY ◦ PRIOR RESTRAINT ◦ CONFIDENTIALITY ◦ ADVERTISING ◦ SYMBOLIC SPEECH

9  RIGHT TO ASSEMBLE AND PETITION ◦ GOVERNMENT CAN REGULATE TIME, PLACE, AND MANNER ◦ GOVERNMENT CAN NOT REGULATE CONTENT

10  WORDS AND ACTIONS CAN BE OUTLAWED AND PEOPLE WHO USE THEM CAN BE PUNISHED IF THEIR USE PRESENTS A CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER

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