The Right Stuff

September 2013
Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6;9/16/2013, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p4
The article discusses how one's basic rights of Americans are protected in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. It mentions that the amendment guarantees one's right to voice his or her ideas through various means. It notes that under the First Amendment, Americans are given the right of publishing factual information without having it censored by the government. It also emphasizes that Americans can practice their chosen religion under such amendment.


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