First Amendment

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an amendment to the Constitution of the United States guaranteeing the right of free expression

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The statute clearly impinges on Knox's and Dove Audio's right to free speech and free press as guaranteed by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution.
Zapata, the court concluded that "the City of Tucson's policy of precluding events 'held in direct support of religious organizations' from receiving Civic Events Funds support is declared invalid and unconstitutional because it violates the Free Speech Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and is not justified by First Amendment Establishment Clause considerations.
Golden's right to freedom of religious expression, and specifically the Texas Religious Freedom Restoration Act (TRFRA), federal Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA), the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, and Article I, Section 6 of the Texas Constitution.
But there are also several aspects of the proposed guidelines that give rise to constitutional concerns by misleading individuals or otherwise engendering confusion about the legal requirements for permissible religious expression under the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution.
That freedom is enshrined in the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, because freedom of speech is integral to a free society.
Abolition of this program seems another attempt by government to impinge on religious freedom guaranteed in the first amendment to the United States Constitution," Davis said.
In a brief statement issued July 22, Moore said "federal courts have no authority to forbid the acknowledgement of God under the First Amendment to the United States Constitution or to prohibit the recognition of God in the Constitution of Alabama.
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