Amendment I (Petition and Assembly)
Maryland Ratifying Convention, Proposed Amendment29 Apr. 1788Dumbauld 179
14. That every man hath a right to petition the legislature for the redress of grievances, in a peaceable and orderly manner.
Dumbauld, Edward. The Bill of Rights and What It Means Today. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1957.
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