Individual freedoms, or rights, are protected in the United States. Many of these rights are for everyone. We all have the right to free expression and free speech. We are allowed to say what we think without fear of what the government will do. We have the right to freedom of assembly. We can meet peacefully with other people. We have the right to petition the government. We can ask the government to change or correct a problem. We have the right to practice religion as we choose. We have the right to practice no religion at all. This is freedom of religion. We also have the right to bear arms. With limits, we have the right to have weapons. These rights are for everyone living in the United States.
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