freedom of assembly : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n the right to peaceably assemble and to petition the government for redress of grievances; guaranteed by the First Amendment to the US Constitution
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In our democracy, we teach our children to speak up for themselves. We sign petitions, attend school board meetings, slap bumper stickers on our cars. We vote. Every day, millions of Americans exercise their cherished constitutional rights in ways large and small — our freedom of speech, freedom of assembly and the freedom to petition the government for a redress of grievances.
June 11, 2013 - Miami Herald