I believe that one's ability to trust a certain religion or not having a religion at all is solely up to that person to decide. Congress should not inflict or interfere with anyone's belief because that is their own personal private domain. While people may influence how you perceive your religion nobody should ever be in the way of your beliefs. Such as in the case Torcaso v. Watkins. Appellant was appointed by the Governor of Maryland to the office of Notary Public, but he was denied a commission because he would not declare his belief in God, as required by the Maryland Constitution.
In the first Amendment it says “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.” The government allows multiple different religions in the U.S. The U.S government doesn’t tolerate religious actions that may be going against the law. Over time there are many different court cases that were coming up, which made it harder to determine the verdict for each case. The government decided to use the Sherbert test to resolve this issue. The Sherbert test has to have a compelling state interest for the law and the law is the least restrictive means of advancing the CSI.
You cannot force religion upon someone or a group of people. You need Freedom of religion and you cannot say or tell someone to do this or to make them do something they don’t wish to do. Also freedom of speech as you can say what you believe in and why.
Ultimately, the first amendment grants the press special privileges, but they are not guaranteed all access. The press is not free to do anything they want, they have special rights to get and disseminate information while facing certain restrictions. The first amendment reads, “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 people to peacefully assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances” (Zelezny, 2011:41). The amendment is not interpreted by the courts absolutely or literally. There are restrictions on speech and the press.
The Declaration of Independence consisted of an introduction, a long list of grievances against the British and a Declaration of Independence from Great Britain. The Declaration has four main ideals for what is needed in a country. The Ideals are equality, right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, consent of the Governed and the right to alter or abolish the government. The most important ideal is equality. The citizens of America need unalienable rights to protect themselves from the government.
The First Amendment in the Bill of Rights 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” (U.S. Constitution). When, if ever, is the abridgement of free speech necessary? Judicially, what is considered speech; can speech ever been expressive rather than vocalized? Most importantly, do these liberties end once a student steps on school grounds? These questions have been the subject of many controversial and groundbreaking Supreme Court cases throughout the years, resulting in the term “school speech.” What has been considered appropriate school
Feelings cannot be used as argument since they are not facts. For example, if a person walking at night feels that they are in danger, it doesn't mean that they are indeed in danger or that they are not in danger. In order for this to be a valid argument feelings have to be objective, which they are not thus makes the argument invalid. In addition to this weak argument, the state actually have created a rule in order to suppress citizens freedom, which is a direct violation of the First Amendment that specifically states “Congress shall make no law….abridging the freedom of speech”("First Amendment”(ratified 1791). This Amendment was added to the Constitution to protect the citizens from the government, and letting the government take this right from the citizens is very dangerous and concerning.
Amendment 1 shows equality because it allows people to be themselves and believe in whatever they want to believe in. Amendment #1 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.It proved the point because it said that the freedom of speech,or of the press,or the right of the people peaceably to assemble.It
Government shouldn’t support any religion. The state cannot discriminate against religion. The state is owned by the people, and it’s made by the people. In most countries in the world today, religion and the state are separated. A state should be neutral about religion.
The first amendment is very important for United State citizens. Freedom of speech is one of the most important rights. Freedom of speech grants us rights to say what we want without getting in trouble with the law. This law is important because it allows us to express our opinions. Freedom of religion is another right that is very important.