Freedom Of Assembly Quotes by Nelson Mandela, Rosa Luxemburg, George Pataki, Robert H. Jackson, Louis D. Brandeis, Naomi Wolf and many others.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Without general elections, without freedom of the press, freedom of speech, freedom of assembly, without the free battle of opinions, life in every public institution withers away, becomes a caricature of itself, and bureaucracy rises as the only deciding factor.
Israel is a country that respects freedom – freedom of assembly, freedom of speech and freedom of worship.
The very purpose of a Bill of Rights was to withdraw certain subjects from the vicissitudes of political controversy. One’s right to life, liberty and property, to free speech, a free press, freedom of worship and assembly may not be submitted to vote; they depend on no elections.
It is the function of speech to free men from the bondage of irrational fears.
In 70s America, protest used to be very effective, but in subsequent decades municipalities have sneakily created a web of “overpermiticisation” – requirements that were designed to stifle freedom of assembly and the right to petition government for redress of grievances, both of which are part of our first amendment.