freedom of assembly

freedom of assembly
the right to peaceably assemble and to petition the government for redress of grievances; guaranteed by the First Amendment to the US Constitution
Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence
Hypernyms: ↑civil right

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ˌfreedom of asˈsembly 7 [freedom of assembly] noun uncountable
the right to have public meetings which is guaranteed by law in the US

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