The Importance Of The Bill Of Rights

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The U.S. would not be better off without the "Bill of Rights", in fact America would presumably fall apart without it. The Bill of Rights has protected the citizens of America from being attacked and treated unjustly by the government as well as others. Without the Bill of Rights, Congress would possess the ability to have complete control over the citizens, meaning they could search ones house without a warrant or they could make it illegal to have an opinion and to practice a religion. Essentially, many of the privileges we have today would no longer be given to us without the "Bill of Rights". Law-abiding citizens definitely need the "Bill of Rights" as without it they may no longer be law-abiding. A simple task that they used to …show more content…
"Without the 1st amendment, America would not be the land of the free...The first amendment truly protects the freedom of United States citizens.” (Trump) Having the 1st amendment allows people to think their own way. It allows people to make their own decisions. Without it our world would be corrupt and there would be no diversity. Everyone would worship the same God and no one would be able to disagree with what Congress does or doesn 't do. Life without the first amendment would also give Congress the power to brainwash our minds, as they could put certain things in news articles or on T.V. and we would just have to accept them as it would be illegal to speak against the article or newscast. Also, we wouldn 't be able to participate in any religious acts other than the ones that worship the God that Congress regulates us to worship. Having the 1st amendment is so crucial to living a fair life driven and guided by our own choices we make, without it our thoughts and opinions would have no …show more content…
Without the 5th amendment the world would be an unethical place as law officials could arrest and incarcerate people without giving them a trial. The person being imprisoned could not prove his innocence as he would never get a chance to do so. Innocent people would have to serve jail time in place of the person/persons who actually committed the offense. "Without the 5th amendment, people accused of crimes they didn’t commit could be sentenced to life in prison without a fair trial with a jury of their peers, or indefinitely detained without knowing why." (Wong) It would be horrifying knowing that law-abiding citizens could be put in jail while criminals are free of consequence and on the loose. Also, Congress would bear the power to seize anyone 's house without the owner/owners of the house receiving a dime. It would be outrageous as so many people would live in fear each day that Congress would take their home and leave them dirt poor. Without the 5th amendment, Congress would have the ability to destroy the lives of America 's

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