TITLE

Bill of Rights

AUTHOR(S)
Madison, James
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Current Events;4/16/2007, Vol. 106 Issue 23, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the Bill of Rights in the U.S. Founding father, James Madison, was the main author of the Bill. Madison believed that the U.S. Constitution needed to be amended to protect the rights of the people and limit government power. The First Amendment includes the rights of free speech, a free press, and peaceful assembly. However, courts have allowed some limits on speech to protect national security.
ACCESSION #
24852309

 

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