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Amendment I (Petition and Assembly)



Document 8

Bill of Rights, secs. 5, 13

1 W. & M., 2d sess., c. 2 , 16 Dec. 1689

5. That it is the right of the subjects to petition the King, and all committments [sic] and prosecutions for such petitioning are illegal.

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13. And that for redress of all grievances, and for the amending, strengthening, and preserving of the laws, parliaments ought to be held frequently.


The Founders' Constitution
Volume 5, Amendment I (Petition and Assembly), Document 8
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