Importance Of The Bill Of Rights

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The Bill of Rights puts limitations on American citizens and are to protect us from harm. The two most important amendments in the Bill rights is amendment one and two. Protecting people’s beliefs and right to protect themselves by carrying an armed weapon are important. Gun control is also an issue that leads to if we should add more restrictions or more freedom. In the Bill of Rights, the first amendment states, “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.” I believe this is the most important to the maintenance of a democratic government. The first line reflects the experience of limitations of people’s belief in Europe. Restrictions on religion was soon realized to cause explosive and tremendous disruption in politics. They created it to ensure that federal government didn’t interfere with people’s different practices in their own individual beliefs. The freedoms of speech, press, assembly and the right to petition the government and seek redress of grievances proclaim that citizens have the right to call the government to account. The freedom of speech and press allows citizens to share their ideas and freedom of assembly allows them to express publicly a common interest. The right to petition gives citizens the right to point out flaws in the
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