Day One: Introducing the First Amendment
- Why and how do the clauses in the First Amendment protect fundamental rights?
- What is the big idea behind these freedoms, and why do they represent the core elements of American democracy?
- Why are these five freedoms important today?
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National Constitution Center President and CEO Jeffrey Rosen and Associate Justice Elena Kagan discuss the First Amendment and how the Supreme Court, legal scholars, and citizens have interpreted it over time.
Watch the second part of our video introducing the First Amendment, featuring National Constitution Center President and CEO Jeffrey Rosen and Associate Justice Elena Kagan.