First Amendment to the United States Constitution Essay | Student Essay

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First Amendment

Summary: Essay provides an in-depth look at the issue of freedom of speech.
The First Amendment guarantees the right of free speech, but there are many other forms of the first amendment. The most common, is pure speech, which is the use of the spoken word to transport a particular idea. Another form is symbolic speech that refers to the use of symbolic objects or action to express an idea. Some examples of symbolic speech might be waving a flag or burning a cross. The First Amendment protects almost of forms of pure speech and symbolic speech. The First Amendment protects some of symbolic meaning, but not all. Congress argued that burning the American flag was of symbolic meaning to express political views. Others think that the First Amendment does not include the right to burn an American flag it is more of an action ore than it is a speech.

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