Summary: The First Article Americans Don’t Know Their First Amendment Rights it is about how at the University of Pennsylvania 37 percent of respondents could not name one right found in the First Amendment. Five percent of those who surveyed thought the Second Amendment the right to bear arms fell under the First Amendment. In the article it also states that we don’t earn or create our rights, these rights are given to us because we are children of God. What rights and amendments are being impacted: In this article the rights and amendments where impacted by giving you the ability to have free speech so you can say what you want, along with many other things. Are the rights being expanded or contracted: For this article the rights are being expanded because everyone is now able to have free speech, freedom of religion, and much more. Whats your opinion on the issue: My opinion on the issue is everybody should have the freedom of speech, religion, of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances because everybody should have a say in something and have their own beliefs. Ranking wise I rank this article 1 being the most important because everybody should have say and believe in what they believe in. Paragraph: The reason I chose the First Amendment as my top ranked article is because I thought the most important thing was freedom, religion, and other things was important because you should always have a say. The first amendment allows you to have freedom of speech which means you can say anything you want without getting into trouble. Another is freedom of religion which allows you to believe in what you want to believe in. And the freedom of the press gives you the right to circulate opinions in print without censorship by the government. Those are just a couple things the first amendment gives you. That is why I chose that article as my number 1 article.
Summary: The Third Amendment: A neglected measure for a skeptical age. In this article it talks about during war when soldiers would kick people out of their houses so they could use them. The third amendment protects you from that, it is a model of security for ordered liberty in a skeptical age. Basically the article says you are protected from people forcing you out of your house without the consent of the owner. What rights and amendments are impacted: In this article the rights and amendments that where impacted was not allowing someone to force you out of your home without you the home owners consent. Are rights being expanded or contracted: For this article the rights are being expanded because it's allowing the home owners to decide if the people can stay in their house or not. What is your opinion on the issue: My opinion on the issue is people are having the right to deny other people from using their home for themselves as their own home. Ranking wise I rank the a 2 being in the middle of the most and least important because they are not allowing people to literally kick them from their own home and use it for them.
Summary: The Second Amendment The right to bear arms: What does the second amendment really mean? This article is about how people have been debating if you could own a gun since 1791. In the article is says that you can find state supreme courts in the mid-1800 where judges said the second amendment protects individual rights. Meaning if you owned a gun it would be used for your own protection. What rights and amendments are impacted: In this article the rights and amendments that where impacted was allowing people to have a gun for their own protection. People can use the gun for self defense from people who are trying to hurt them. Are the rights being expanded or contracted: For this article the rights are being expanded because it's allowing people to carry a gun for self defense so if someone attacks them they have something they can use to help them. What is your opinion on this issue: My opinion on the issue is people should be allowed to have a gun for a couple reasons 1. to protect themselves from danger 2. it will make them feel more comfortable and 3. they wont have to worrier about being seriously injured. Ranking wise I rank this article 3 being the least important because yeah do people need a gun to protect them selves from danger yes but not everybody is just gonna go buy a gun.