TITLE

The Bill of Rights

AUTHOR(S)
Burgan, Michael
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Bill of Rights;2001, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on various amendments in the U.S. Constitution. The first amendment states that the U.S. 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. According to the second amendment, a well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed. Under the third amendment, no soldier shall, in time of peace, be quartered in any house without the consent of the owner; nor in time of war but in a manner to be prescribed by law. The fourth amendment concentrated on the right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized. Other six amendments in the U.S. Constitution were also discussed in the article.
ACCESSION #
10931691

 

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