Wednesday, February 02, 2005
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.For his State of the Union bluster, Bush is bound to waffle on about 'freedom'. Best be prepared.
— The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
- How clearly have *we* explained the First Amendment to our children?
- Anticipating the garden gnome's gung-holier than thou outburst, KUOW's Conversation ran a useful reality check by interviewing Jack Dvorak, Professor of journalism/director of the High School Journalism Institute at Indiana University, and consultant on the must-read survey by the Knight Foundation.
- Ignoring the indiscriminate burblings from the White House corner, here's a deft little flash-intro to the vexed question of Amendment #1's actual future.
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