What Is Free Speech?
The First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution guarantees that Congress “shall make no law . . . abridging the freedom of speech or of the press.” But what does that mean? In this easy-to-understand book, readers will learn more about the background and history of the First Amendment and its promises, including freedom of speech. They'll learn what that means—and doesn't mean—and more about common misconceptions about this important right. Accessible text dealing with real-life situations and graphics further explaining the details will draw in anyone interested in knowing about basic American rights.