Amendment I (Petition and Assembly)

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Document 13

Continental Congress, Declaration and Resolves

14 Oct. 1774Tansill 3

Resolved, N. C. D. 8. That they have a right peaceably to assemble, consider of their grievances, and petition the king; and that all prosecutions, prohibitory proclamations, and commitments for the same, are illegal.

The Founders' Constitution
Volume 5, Amendment I (Petition and Assembly), Document 13
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Documents Illustrative of the Formation of the Union of the American States. Edited by Charles C. Tansill. 69th Cong., 1st sess. House Doc. No. 398. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1927.