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The first of ten amendments of the Bill of Rights to the American Consitution. It essentially grants citizens freedom of speech, religion, press, assembly, and petition. The literal text is as follows.

"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."
If one does mot approve of something, he or she has the right to peacefully protest because of the 1st Amendment.
by anpacaal June 25, 2017
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used excessively to explain the ownership of multiple firearms
basically a law that states you have a right to defend yourself
i have the right to buy firearms because the 1st amendment allows it.
by rocky road monster January 12, 2015
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