On this date in 1791, the Bill of Rights to the U.S. Constitution was ratified.
Adoption of the Bill of Rights
“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.”
—Article I (First Amendment), Bill of Rights
Compiled by Annie Laurie Gaylor
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