First Amendment Controversy

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Cristhian Ramirez
Professor Miller
English 1101
April 20, 2011

Are we innately bound to corrupt ourselves?

In the seventeenth century some rich and poor set of in the Mayflower to escape from a Puritan king whose religious belief was enforced to all. Now although there were other reasons for escaping from England the goal was clear, establish a new home without an oppressing king and more opportunities for everyone. What would develop from then on would be called the bill of rights, which declared the freedom and rights of all man. Time was spent to make sure that what they experienced in under the crown would never happen again. They were almost certain that everyone as people could live harmoniously in respect for one another, but could we? Should man really be trusted with freedom, or are we doomed to corrupt any good we’re given? The freedom of the press was initially made in order to allow people to be aware of what’s going on in their country or neighborhood. The death of Princess Diana was a controversial and tragic time. Paparazzi takes advantage of the law freedom of the press by making the life of celebrities miserable, celebrities are being watched and followed by paparazzi every minute of their life. Sometimes paparazzi abuse of their rights by invading celebrities privacy. The entire world remembers the tragedy that happens with the death of Princess Diana and it was caused because of the negligence of Diana’s chauffer and the paparazzi that was in the second vehicle. The paparazzi didn’t take the right precautions because they were only focused in taking pictures of Princess Diana so they can sell it to the magazine.

The freedom to belong to any religion, probably one of the freedom’s that hit close to home for all new settlers. What started as a noble and good law was corrupt by a man in Waco Texas. Now days we have an infinity different religions in the entire world, in the United States we don’t just have different religions but we...
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