Constitutional Rights

Protecting your Rights

All Americans enjoy protections under the United States Constitution.
We are committed to protecting your rights from government abuse of power.

Where do our rights come from?

The Bill of Rights comprises the first ten amendments to our Constitution.

  • 1st Amendment — Freedom of speech, press, religion, and petition.
  • 2nd Amendment — The right to keep and bear arms.
  • 3rd Amendment — Protection from quartering of soldiers.
  • 4th Amendment — Protection from unreasonable search and seizure.
  • 5th Amendment — The right to due process.
  • 6th Amendment — The right to trial by jury, speedy trial, public trial, counsel.
  • 7th Amendment — The right to civil trial by jury.
  • 8th Amendment — The prohibition of excessive bail and cruel and unusual punishment.
  • 9th Amendment — The protection of rights not enumerated in the Constitution.
  • 10th Amendment — The protection of the powers of the states and the people.

Other notable amendments protecting individual rights include:

  • 14th Amendment, which gives citizens the right to equal protection of the national and state laws, the right to be free of any law that deprives a person of life, liberty, or property without due process;
  • 15th Amendment, which gives people the right to vote, regardless of race or color;
  • 19th Amendment, which gives all citizens the right to vote, regardless of sex; and,
  • 26th Amendment, which gives all citizens age 18 or older the right to vote.

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