Why Is The First Amendment Important

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The First Amendment to the United States Constitution states “Congress shall make no law…abridging the freedom of speech”. Some people in today’s time would argue the first amendment is one of the most important listed in the Bill of Rights. Many forms of speech are protected by the first amendment that one wouldn’t think would be such as flag burning and “adult videos”. Over the years there have been many different court cases that have debated and fought the forms of speech that are protected.

Many people in society treat speech differently and this is given in the United States because there are such diverse groups throughout the nation. So how should society treat the forms of speech they do not like while still protection First Amendment
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