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By David L. Hudson Jr.
First Amendment Center research attorney
The First Amendment prohibits government from abridging "the right of the people peaceably to assemble." FULL STORY>



Civil rights effort drew on all 5 First Amendment freedoms
By Gene Policinski How assembly, religion, petition, press, speech all played crucial roles in march toward racial equality and justice. 02.07.10
 
2 thrown out of Bush event can't revive lawsuit
10th Circuit finds protesters can't sue because volunteers who evicted them acted under White House direction in official capacity. 01.29.10


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