Bill Of Rights
The First 10 Amendments.
Freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition.
The right to keep and bear arms
In times of peace, citizens do not have to quarter soldiers when they are at your door.
Freedom from unreasonable searches and seizures
Right to be paid fairly if government takes your property
Right to a speedy and public trial. Right to a fair jury.
Right to a trial by jury in civil cases.
Right against cruel or unusual punishment and excessive bail.
Rights not mentioned in the constitution belong to citizens.
powers not given to the federal government belong to the states.
Tinker vs. Des Moines
Supreme Court case that stated that students do not lose their freedom of speech rights in high school. Mary Beth tinker wore black arm bands to protest the Vietnam War. Then went to court and the student won.
More restrictions on gun ownership