Essay on The Bill Of Rights : The Freedom Of Freedom

761 Words Sep 3rd, 2015 4 Pages
The bill of rights contains ten amendments designed to protect the rights of individuals from the power of government. The First Amendment ensures the right to free expression and consist of five components: the freedom of speech, the freedom of the press, the freedom of and from religion, the freedom to petition government and the freedom of assembly. I will be identifying and interpreting the concepts and principles embodied in the First Amendment of the US Constitution pertaining to the Freedom to Petition Government. I will also relate Freedom to Petition Government to circumstances or scenarios that relate to relevant issues today in the world. In the first amendment it states that you have the right to petition the government for a redress of grievances. What this means broken down is that you have the right to make a complaint to, or get the assistance of, one 's government, without fear of punishment or getting items taken away from you. In more depth if you have evidence that the government is abusing its constitutionally limited power, you have the Right to submit a Petition for a Redress of the constitutional wrongdoing, and that government has an obligation to honestly respond to your Petition. There are a variety of actions that you have to do to have the right to petition. Some of the actions you will have to do is have a good valid reason to petition the government and write a little article about it, then you will have to get the word out about your…

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