first amendment

College of Communication & Information

Gene Policinski (left) and David L. Hudson, Jr. Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances. (The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution) Students, faculty, staff and...

Center for Scholastic Journalism

Gene Policinski (left) and David L. Hudson, Jr. Since his campaign to the White House, newly elected President Donald Trump continues to publically insult the press and threatens to weaken First Amendment protection all while serving as one of the most powerful public figures in America. As frightening as this may sound, First Amendment advocates have learned throughout history that justice...