Your 1st Amendment Rights

by Constitutional Attorney, Speaker, Author & Teacher KrisAnne Hall

What Everyone Ought to Know About Their First Amendment

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances

The 1st Amendment Contains 5 Individual Liberties!

  1. Freedom of Religion:  You have a right to practice any religion that you happen to choose and the government can do nothing to stop you.
  2. Freedom of Speech: The main point is that we don’t need a 1st amendment to protect popular speech (Texas v. Johnson 491 US 397 (1989)). Your 1st amendment free speech rights are there to protect  unpopular speech! Liberty cannot be preserved without the right to speak and speak those things that not everyone may want to hear!  The Supreme Court struck the ordinance down as unconstitutionally discriminating based on the content of expression. RAV v. St. Paul 505 US 377 (1992)
  3. Freedom of the Press: The Free Press Clause protects the right of individuals to express themselves through publication and dissemination of information, ideas and opinions without interference, constraint or prosecution by the government. You can start your own blog, your own radio show and you can use your 1st amemdment free speech rights to express yourself.
  4. Freedom to Assemble: You and you and your friends have a right to protest. In fact did you know that arresting peaceful protesters for disobeying order to leave is unconstitutional and police must protect protesters over safety of public.  The high court ruled that peaceful demonstrators may not be prosecuted for “disorderly conduct.” This case also secured streets and sidewalks as public forums. Hague v. C.I.O. (1939)
  5. Freedom to Redress the Government: The main point here is that you have a right to complain about the government – your government.

By watching this video, you know that we can dramatically increase everyones awareness of liberty just by us knowing our rights and that’s why you’re going to love the next video on the 4th amendment and the special “Sovereign Duty” bundle I’m putting together that will be coming in the next few days. KrisAnne Hall.

If you want to share this with any of your friends or family, please send them to http://krisannehall.com/defend-your-rights/

Click to Download Fact Sheet

Click to Download

 For more 1st Amendment Information, Click to Download, the Liberty First, First Amendment Fact Sheet and please leave any questions, or comments below in the comment box.

Let us know if we missed anything. We read and reply to all comments every day.

Comments

  1. Kenneth Handschuh says

    I think this is a wonderful explanation of the 1st Amendment and that, if you are willing and able, it should be done to explain all the Amendments.

    Thank you KrisAnne.

    Kenneth Handschuh

    • Charlotte Dohner says

      I enjoyed the meeting you gave in Ft. Wayne, Indiana.
      I purchased your Roots of Liberty, I try listening to it at lest once a week. I am 72 of age, this is the first time I have realized how importunate this is to our lives. I am trying to inform my children and granddaughters how importunate it is for them, to know our rights.
      THANKS AGAIN FOR LETTING PEOPLE KNOW ABOUT THE CONSITUTION!

    • steve kraeger says

      Hello KrisAnne,
      I just listened to a couple of your videos….SUPER!!!
      I thank God for people like you who care enough about our country to “go the extra step” to help educate people
      about the Constitution. Please continue and my prayers are with you that God grants you good health and strength
      to continue your mission.
      For God, Family, and Country,
      Steve Kraeger

  2. Ron Cawood says

    KrissAnne this is excellent. It’s even better than the live version you gave us last Friday eve. in Crestwood (only because I can send this to everyone in my address book). Thanks again for a great lecture last Friday eve. I can’t wait to get the pkg with the DVDs. I am working on getting the proper contact to invite you as a speaker at the next Education Policy Conference sponsored by The Constitutional Coalition. They usually occur the last weekend in January here in St. Louis. Last January had over 400 attendees from about 30 states. As I mentioned to you Friday eve. the closing speaker was an owner of Hobby Lobby and would be an excellent contact in your endeavor to fund the documentary. Best, Ron & Marilou Cawood

  3. Frederick Berry says

    Outstanding! I too, will share this with my contacts and teach it the members of our Pachyderm Club.

  4. Craig Robinson says

    That is putting it plain and simple. I will share with my contacts. Keep more coming, we have a long way still to go!! Thanks!

  5. Peggy Plumlee says

    Thank you so very much, we need to hear this, across this Great Land and I will be sending this out. You make our Constitution come alive. Thank you

  6. says

    I don’t focus on memorizing “what me rights are” – I don’t play that game – because I have ALL RIGHTS as long as I do not agress upon another’s rights You name it and it is most likely a right….

  7. Judy Juzaitis says

    Excellent and inspiring! Unfortunately, at least on my computer, the video stopped a ton of times. However, I remained patient. If it is not just my computer, then probably those I send it to, won’t watch the entire video. Please keep up the fantastic work Kris. God Bless You for all you’re doing for us and for our country. Judy Juzaitis

  8. says

    Wonderful Krisanne! Iv’e been walkin the walk on the Overpass, at Bundy Ranch and in my contacts with LEOs.Your erudition and passion have inspired me to become a citizen

  9. Ginger Armstrong says

    Great! And thank you. This should be required viewing for every teenager, every young adult, every family, including grandparents, in the USA today.

  10. says

    The Bill of Rights should be called the Bill of prohibitions against the government’s. Yes Government’s (plural). When the Several States signed onto the Constitution they also signed onto all of the restrictions & prohibitions contained therein. Everything in the Bill of Rights also apply to all State, County and City governments.

  11. anita raosevic says

    Your valuable knowledge and hard work is So very much appreciated. American citizens must stay united, peaceful and show the world we Americans stick together help each other & die for each other if that ‘s what it takes Freedom and Civil rights Liberty and Justice for All.. .
    KrisAnn, you were put on this earth for a purpose and you are truly accomplishing the mission above and beyond! God Bless You and your family. Stay Strong for America. We can never give up the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. If you don’t agree then leave.
    Regards
    Anita Radosevic
    Temecula, Ca.

  12. Jeffrey Williams says

    Thank-you so much KrisAnne and all of those involved in this much needed and God ordained ministry. I pray Gods blessing and protection on you and your family. Stay the course and stay strong in Him….

  13. Jerry Slay says

    You are right on target KrisAnne!!! I reallty enjoyed viewing the video. I fought for those rights for 25 years in uniform and I am so happy to see you putting the word out about them!! May God continue to bless you!

  14. Bob Brewer says

    Thank you Kris Anne. We’re listening to Dinesh D’Souza live in Tyler and your first lesson comes in. Don’t know which blessing to cherish most.

    • says

      The founding fathers did not have cell phones or cameras. In “reality” it is the 2nd Amendment that will keep the rest. The weapons is what allowed all of them to be written down on paper.
      I appreciate Kris Anne, but she is wrong on her “in reality” comment at the beginning. History and common sense proves it.

  15. Linda says

    KrisAnne,
    Is there any way that we can download the video? We would like to show it to others and it would be great if we could put it on a thumb drive and show it on our laptop wherever we are. If you put it on your YouTube channel we could get it there. Thank you for all that you do to awaken our fellow countrymen. We will see you in September in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.
    God bless.

  16. says

    The new Army manual, known as ATP 3-39.33, provides discussion and techniques about civil disturbances and crowd control operations that occur in the continental United States (CONUS) and outside the continental United States (OCONUS). In this manual they layout when the Army can use lethal force in crowd control. Its clear in the wording that obstruction Federal or State law is sufficient to use lethal force. On the surface, the Posse Comitatus Act (18 USC 1385) act should prevent the Army from deploying the troops in the midst of a protest that is not on the scale of something like the 1992 LA Riots. However, the Army claims exemption from Posse Comitatus in the four areas. You can find the details on http://www.thecommonsenseshow.com/2014/08/18/new-army-manual-calls-for-the-use-of-lethal-force-against-peaceful-protesters/

  17. says

    Hi KrisAnne, I tried sending you an email about this but it bounced back, and I couldn’t think of any other way to get this to you.

    I have been covering a story on Tennessee government corruption which has recently exploded into a huge First Amendment violation issue with national ramifications. A Tennessee trial jury reached a verdict stating that it is now a crime for a citizen to report evidence of crime to his local grand jury if it involves the government and they don’t like what the person has to report.

    CDR Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III (Ret.), a highly-decorated retired Naval officer of 24 years, is expected to receive several years in state prison for having tried to submit evidence to his county grand jury of criminality on the part of judges, the grand jury foreman, and the sheriff’s department.

    Tennessee courts are so terribly corrupt that one constitutional attorney said four years ago that the situation was “hopeless.”

    If they can do it to one person, they can do it to all of us. Our First Amendment rights are in severe jeopardy.

    Sharon Rondeau, Editor
    The Post & Email
    http://www.thepostemail.com
    P.O. Box 195
    Stafford Springs, CT 06076
    editor@thepostemail.com

    • zebblanc says

      Walt was sentenced to 3 years in prison on the 19th. He is currently receiving “diesel therapy” in the prison “system”. This is a form of harassment whereby a prisoner is shuttled around in the system so no one can visit him and he doesn’t know from one day to the next where he is going.
      The sentencing rant by the judge was a travesty. The judge said he was tired of people standing up for their constitutional rights. He said “so what” to Walt’s complaint that grand jury foreman were unlawfully appointed to the position by the judge and served consecutive terms. “So what” and “who cares”?
      This is trampling of the 1st Amendment at its worst and will be used as a model for other jurisdictions when activists attempt to access the grand jury. If Walt’s conviction stands at appeal it will be used as precedent!
      Zeb Blanchard
      Blairsville, GA

  18. Darline Campbell says

    Thank you so much. I always enjoy the information you so freely share. I hope some day we can bring you back to Grand Lake,Oklahoma and our GAB group for one of your seminars.

    • Darline Campbell says

      I have tried to find the video to click on with out luck. I now have 7 down loads of the fact sheet. Please help .

  19. Anthony Fallon says

    Excellent can’t wait for the next one. Wish i knew a million people i could send this to! Love your new style and the website is awesome, all the best. God bless.

  20. Carrie Schlup says

    Thank you for making a difference! I look forward to the rest of the series, and am hopeful that you will put together a segment on the Common Law Grand Jury.

  21. Scott says

    What happens if you protest and simply because of your views, it promotes violence against you or within the community from a certain people or entity because they feel offended and they charge you as a protester with a hate crime and causing a hostile situation endangering the community?

  22. George Miller says

    KrisAnne: We have been following you ever since your talk at the Clear Lake Tea Party meeting some weeks back in Webster, TX. I am going to forward this e-mail to my family and friends so that your message will reach another 20 or so folks that I’m sure want and need to hear it. George and Elizabeth Miller

  23. says

    You left out one of the most important aspects of the 1st. Amendment! The entirety of that “religion” clause was intended to protect the rights of individuals AND STATES to establish and practice as they wished. The phrase “Congress shall make no law” was intended to prevent establishment of a NATIONAL Church which is what drove them from Europe! It was also a prevention of Federal interference with State Churches which then existed in 11 of the 13 States. If we don’t point that out, the lie of “separation of Church and State” is perpetuated. Thomas Jefferson’s often perverted “wall of separation” letter says as much, taken in context. He said, “my office is Federal, therefor I cannot interfere with any religious dispute within a State.” It certainly was not intended to prevent posting the Commandments on State property, or a Manger scene at Christmas. In fact, the 1st. Amendment was written to prevent the Central Government from having ANY voice in such issues!

  24. says

    Continental United States — definition
    United States territory, including the adjacent territorial waters, located within North America between Canada and Mexico. Also called CONUS.
    Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.

    CONUS or Continental United States is a reference to those geographical locations, which are owned by the federal government i.e. the United States, which are located within the north American Continent. Many of these geographical areas are located within the confines of the American States and are specifically limited geographically. Many military bases are CONUS, the same is true for certain Parks such as Yellowstone National Park. Yellowstone National Park is within Wyoming but the jurisdiction of the federal government is limited to the geographical area of the Park.

    CONUS does not apply to the territory which belongs to the individual States of America. The United States is a fictitious entity which was created by we the People. it is not a geographical location. the United States may own geographical locations but if you go to the UCC you will find that at UCC 9-307(h) The United States is located in the District of Columbia. The reason for this is that the name of the federal Government is “the United States.”

    When reading the Constitution FOR the United States OF America substitute ‘federal government’ for the name ‘United States’ and it will mean the same thing. To wit. A. IV, § 4. The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican form of government.

    A. IV § 4. The federal government shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican form of government. Says the same thing and means the same thing.

    If there was room enough here I would post a “Brief on Title 4 USC § 72 where it is stated, “All offices attached to the seat of government shall be exercised in the District of Columbia, and not elsewhere, except as otherwise expressly provided by law.” 4 U.S.C. § 72.

    The Brief is 15 pages long but the end result is the fact that when the ‘Jurisdiction’ of the federal government was challanged using the ‘Brief’ the DOJ & the Secretary of the Treasury petitioned the Court for a “Protective Order” which was granted. This is tatamount to ‘silence’ when confronted with the truth. Silence is acquiescence.

  25. says

    In response to ‘Abe’ I believe both ChrissAnne and Abe are correct. Use diplomacy and the law first, but when that does not work then we must resort to the Second Amendment. JFK said it best.

    “Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.” – John F. Kennedy

    “Today, we need a nation of Minutemen, citizens who are not only prepared to take arms, but citizens who regard the preservation of freedom as the basic purpose of their daily life and who are willing to consciously work and sacrifice for that freedom.” — John F. Kennedy

  26. Keith Mueller says

    “Freedom to Redress the Government: The main point here is that you have a right to complain about the government – your government.”
    I think you meant to say you have the freedom to petition the government. A redress for grievances would be a settlement of the complaint or grievance.

  27. William Dawes says

    This Patriot, this sovereign human being, is RIGHT! We, the People MUST learn, know and use our unalienable rights, those naturally endowed possessions, or those who would be our controllers, those who yearn to be our masters, WILL take them from us. It is up to us to REFUSE to relinquish, REFUSE to acquiesce, REFUSE to give in to the tyranny then back that refusal up with demands that our government employees obey their orders which are spelled out in the Constitution. An invaluable tool for that purpose of demanding compliance and forcing our government employees (whether hired, appointed or elected) to obey our commands is the Common Law Grand Jury. This tool has been cleverly and purposely hidden from us by the very people who it can control, our government employees. Restore the Common Law Grand Jury and we restore Liberty and governmental adherence to the Constitution. I am a free, independent, natural and sovereign human being, one of the People, and I will work toward restoring true Liberty for the People in the several States of the united States until that goal is reached. Thank you, KrisAnne, for your very worthwhile contribution toward that end.

  28. says

    Awesome job explaining this, I also believe that in petitioning your government, you can sign a petition to have someone removed from office as well, if there is enough signatures on the petition demanding the government act on it.

    If you want to stay up to date on current happenings around the nation then Constitution Party Of Floyd County is the place to be, come on over and click like, we write about things your local paper never tells you.

    https://m.facebook.com/ConstitutionPartyOfFloydCounty

  29. Bill Pascoe says

    This is beautiful! I want to thank you for all the great work you do in informing educating,and bringing awareness to the need to stand and excercise our God-given rights.

  30. Dan Stanevich says

    I hope you make a video on the complete Bill of Rights one amendment at a time. You are the best…from a fellow Oath Keeper.

  31. Patti says

    Thank you KrisAnne! So well said. I realized a while back that if I have the right to peaceably assemble I don’t need a permit! WhooHoo!

  32. Lawrence Koenig says

    What she said was great but… Technically, she goes from whispering to yelling and back, which is fine, but it’s difficult to listen to that kind of audio on a computer especially if you have hearing aids. The audio levels could be smoothed out by an audio engineer before posting the video. It would help some of us older folks to hear her better.

  33. jag57 says

    I can’t tell you how much I enjoyed your seminar, last Saturday, you are simply amazing. As young as you look, you sure have worked hard for the cause of Liberty; hard to believe you could do so much at your age. Most of my activism is for gun rights and education, which are hard to separate and fall under Liberty.

    Thanks so much for coming to Missouri.

    Bill Burt

  34. Edna says

    We are having local elections for judges here in Orange County, FL. I know nothing about the Judges who are on the ballot. Is there a place where I can find who they are and how they have made decisions on constitutional rights and on abortion, etc.?

  35. says

    Here we are Folks, Historically (again) and Biblicly. Rev. 13 and beyond! The World is falling apart more and more with every breath we take. The Evil Agenda has excellerated beyond even our imaginations. (Thank You Kris, I just came across you on Santilli’s show today. Thank God!) I believe all of U.S. are in the most insidious quagmire of EVIL in human history. What’s coming to pass very shortly is far beyond what we can imagine in our worst nightmares. We need to prepare in ALL ways, and I mean ALL WAYS! If you’re in retirement or very close as I & my wife are, you may say “so what? We’ve had a good life…” Think of your kids and grandkids. If you have none, think of those who you care about who do. God has set U.S. at “THE LAST CROSSROADS” before he gets so POd that all H*ll breaks loose! Think about that! — “beasthunter” in IL

  36. Sherman Kearns says

    Thank you for your dedication to teaching us about the Constitution. Our government doesn’t want us to learn this so that they can tell us what to do or not do.

  37. Joseph Larson says

    KrisAnn, I have been a constitutional conservative for over 40 years. I have run for office, I have supported other running for office. I write letters to the editor which our local paper has published weekly for more than 3 years now and I have another paper who has just started publishing my editorials. I use your posts on face book for many of those letters because in the 40 or so years I have been involved, I have met read anyone with a better understanding of our Constitution and who can make it so clearly understood.

    Thank you for all you do and may God Bless you and your work.

    Joseph Larson
    Winnsboro, TX.

  38. says

    The First Amendment gives us the right to redress the government for grievances. Yet, the how is not stated. We cannot petition the court, we cannot recall our elected officials, so all that is left is the electoral process which is corrupt with corporate and special interest monies. What are we to do?
    Thank you KrisAnne for this series and all of your information.

  39. Carolyn Morton says

    So happy to be connected on your e mail. I’ve heard you twice in Florida and hope to gain more knowledge next time. I thank God for you and you are truly amazing. You make our Constitution come alive. Thank you

  40. says

    First, I need to apologize for mis-spelling KrisAnne’s name in an earlier post. I am truly sorry.
    What KrisAnne is doing is vitally important but she cannot do it by herself. She needs you and me to help her. She can show you the kitchen but she cannot prepare ypou meals and eat food to satisfy your hunger.

    You need to research and dig for the truth and find a remedy for what has happened in America. Something you need to get straight in your mind is the fact that the name of our country is “America.” The name of the federal government is “the United States.”

    Search for a case from 1901, Downes v. Bidwell and read Justice J. Harlans dissenting opinion. He spilled the beans all over the floor with his statements.

    Once you realize that there are two separate Governments created in the Constitution then you will start to understand why the federal government is ignoring us and acting as if they are dictators. Well they are if you and I allow them to do so. Our form of government demands that We the People govern ourselves and we hire (elect) people to speak for us. The problem is that we do not get together and discuss issues and then demand that our employees (Representatives & Senators) do as we command. I can’t do it alone, KrisAnne cant do it alone. We MUST do it together. It is our responsibility and duty to control what goes on in government.

    I-8-17. To exercise exclusive Legislation in all Cases whatsoever, over such District (not exceeding ten Miles square) as may, by Cession of particular States, and the Acceptance of Congress, become the Seat of the Government of the United States, and to exercise like Authority over all Places purchased by the Consent of the Legislature of the State in which the Same shall be, for the Erection of Forts, Magazines, Arsenals, dock-Yards, and other needful Buildings; — And (a police power implied)

    IV-3- 2. The Congress shall have Power to dispose of and make all needful Rules and Regulations respecting the Territory or other Property belonging to the United States; and nothing in this Constitution shall be so construed as to Prejudice any Claims of the United States, or of any particular State. (police power implied from A.I, § 8, cl. 17)

    • That there is a citizenship of the United States and a citizenship of a state, and the privileges and immunities of one are not the same as the other is well established by the decisions of the courts of this country. The leading cases upon the subjects are those decided by the Supreme Court of the United States and reported in 16 Wall. 36, 21 L. Ed. 394, and known as the Slaughter House Cases. [K. Tashiro v. Jordan, 256 P. 545, 549 (1927)][affirmed 278 U.S. 123 (1928), emphasis added]

    • A person who is a citizen of the United States is necessarily a citizen of the particular state in which he resides. But a person may be a citizen of a particular state and not a citizen of the United States. To hold otherwise would be to deny to the state the highest exercise of its sovereignty, — the right to declare who are its citizens. [State v. Fowler, 41 La. Ann. 380, 6 S. 602 (1889)]

    • I have no doubt that those born in the Territories, or in the District of Columbia, are so far citizens as to entitle them to the protection guaranteed to citizens of the United States in the Constitution, and to the shield of nationality abroad; but it is evident that they have not the political rights which are vested in citizens of the States. They are not constituents of any community in which is vested any sovereign power of government. Their position partakes more of the character of subjects than of citizens. They are subject to the laws of the United States, but have no voice in its management. If they are allowed to make laws, the validity of these laws is derived from the sanction of a Government in which they are not represented. Mere citizenship they may have, but the political rights of citizens they cannot enjoy until they are organized into a State, and admitted into the Union. [People v. De La Guerra, 40 Cal. 311, 342 (1870)]

    Do a search for two cases. BALZAC v. PEOPLE OF PORTO RICO, 258 U.S. 298 (1922) & MOOKINI et al. v. UNITED STATES. You will find out that there are two separate Court systems imbedded in the Constitution. The United States District Court is a Territorial (Administrative) Court & the District Court of The United States is an Article III (Common law) Court, which is the correct court for State citizens. Notice in the footnotes of the Balzac case the citizens of Puerto Rico are granted U.S. citizenship. Puerto Rico is not a State of the Union of States.

    KrisAnne is a beacon of light that will guide you to the truth but you must do the research to uncover the truth.

    I have been at this for thirty years and have networked with other researchers but we are few in number who are dedicated to the preservation of America. We need you to join us.

    In the future I will post web sites which are helpful.

  41. says

    Great Presentation. We will be making available at our Greenfield event on the 27th copies of your First Amendment handout and listing your video presentation on our resource guide.

  42. Albert delPrado says

    Thank you very much Krisanne , we all need you to keep us on track . I`ll be sure to pass this on to my children. Al

  43. Rock-02 says

    The infringements going on in Ferguson and being “justified” by the lawlessness are going to set dangerous legal precedents –
    You can only protest if you keep walking? You are allowed to protest from “this” time to “that” time?? We will “let you” protest “here”, but not “there”???
    Well, what if “I” want to protest – standing on the corner on the shady side of the street at 5 minutes before the “allotted” time???
    .gov tried this crap in Bunkerville w/ their “First Am Zone” and it was ridiculed, but they’re getting away with it now.
    True, the arrested complainers may get their case(s) thrown out of court down he line, but that didn’t stop the cops from aborting their redress at the time when it matters.
    I MISS AMERICA !!

    • Ken says

      There are a lot of things not being displayed on national TV such as all of the initial rioting and looting were people coming in from outside Ferguson. It is unfortunate for the peaceful protesters but the police had the authority and commission to also protect the local people and their businesses. If you disagree then ask a vet just how easy it is to identify the good and the bad in similar instances where we are fighting to keep the peace today. Even though it wasn’t the most popular decision as we found out in hind sight the Ferguson police I feel did what they had to. Hind sight is great, but this was a no win situation from the beginning regardless of how it was handled. Per this link from KrisAnne and how I’ve read it the only thing that didn’t happen was that Ferguson really didn’t have the manpower to protect the local people and they were not proactive enough to be asking for help. But the world is crazy these days and I will agree and I wish we could go back in time but so many are not looking at the entire picture were the business and property owners also have the same rights as the peaceful protesters.

  44. Ken says

    I just left the msg above and yes I’m the vet in St Louis. A while back they passed an ordinance that protesters had to remain a certain distance from a funeral as we were having a real problem with protesters not being very nice you could say where they were getting in the way and being a real nuance to every funeral relating to a fallen solider. As a vet I was infuriated by their actions but on the other hand that is what we agreed to fight for to keep our freedoms where I can understand why we can’t stop the protesters but was it also wrong to tell them they can protest all they want provided they don’t interfere with the funeral by keeping a distance? Curious to whether that was the right call either (no matter how I thought our fore fathers would’ve thought to protesting our valiant patriots fighting for the protesters freedom to protest)….

  45. says

    Hello KrisAnne, As a Former Marine and retired Police Officer I want to thank you for making this information available to all. I took an early retirement after 16 years in law enforcement because I was forced, almost daily, to chose between obeying my Oath of Office or just ‘doing my job.’ I truly enjoyed meeting you at the CSPOA convention in Missouri last May (2013) and I found your presentation to be one of the best Constitutional messages I’ve ever heard – and, Yes, I’m one of the 2% who knew all five of the Rights protected by the First Amendment! Keep fighting the good fight! My God richly bless you and your family.

    Sgt. Jim Ramm (retired)

  46. Scott says

    Twitter is now creating a database for tracking “misinformation” and Hate Speech on it’s website. While speaking of Hate towards somebody only reflects on what kind of person or life the person leads, Doesn’t this come under the 1st Amendment rights regardless??

  47. Janice M Thompson says

    Thank you for the wonderful presentation. on the first amendment. Looking forward to additional DVD’s on the other amendments

  48. krys says

    Thank you VERY much for spelling out quite clearly what our rights and freedoms are as guaranteed by the US Constitution’s amendment. May god bless, guide and protect you always!

  49. Jeffrey Locke says

    Excellent presentation of why the 1st amendment is most precious and why without the knowledge and accurate understanding to articulate and explain it the freedom and liberty it protects will perish forever from America and the earth itself. Thank you Kris Anne Hall!!! And May God Bless and Keep You Safe!!!

  50. Jeremiah Skaggs says

    Thank you so very much for the knowledge…. I want to point out that a business in Coeur D’ Alene Idaho, called the Hitching Post, is being persecuted for upholding their christian beliefs and not condoning same sex marriages. The owner is facing fines and up to 180 days incarceration. Your hand out on the first amendment shows that he should be protected by the first amendment, what could the community do to help stand up for this business and the business owner ? Again thank you and God bless you.

  51. Joyce Landre says

    Thank You SO MUCH for preparing the video of our 1st Amendment Rights. I find myself in AWE of your knowledge and expertise. My daughter and I attended one of your 8 hour sessions in St. Charles and I’ve been “hooked” ever since. I plan to share the knowledge of our Constitution with friends and family and hopefully, We, The People, will regain control of our nation, as our Founders intended. God Bless YOU, KrisAnne… I realize the sacrifice you make by spreading the TRUTH about our heritage and our Constitutional RIGHTS as American citizens. You are an extraordinary person, and I can’t explain how much I admire you.

  52. Bar Pluc says

    CONGRESS shall make no law … is a specific prohibition on the actions of CONGRESS. It does NOT extend those actions to ANY other government entity,agent or agency. State and local governments REMAIN free to legislate those activities forbidden to CONGRESS by the First Amendment. State and local government can and DO regulate those activities; requiring permits for assemblies, requiring compliance with certain specific laws in order to keep\the peace, zone which prohibit certain speech, etc. Until the late 1800’s some states even had official state religions and remained in compliance with the First Amendment. THAT is as it SHOULD be and how it was designed by the founders; limit the power of the federal government and reserve those functions to the states and the people.

  53. says

    What a great service you provide. It has become clear, to me, that the largest reason our populace is woefully ignorant of their rights and the way that our country was intended to operate is the destruction of the Swiss based militia system that we were originally organized around. The various civic duties of, and the mandatory service in, the unorganized militia kept people involved in governmental operations. It also ensured that constitutional interpretation was in the school’s curriculum. Had that system been maintained, it would have been nearly impossible for the federal government to become the oppressive dictatorial force we live under today.
    We were incrementally led away from this institution because it was an essential component in the machinery of our country and the key to separating the People from involvement.

    Information on the civic duties of the unorganized militia is not readily available. I have been hard pressed to locate much on the subject but will continue researching, as time allows. Conducting elections when the state (properly) fails to do so, working with and monitoring elected officials to make sure they are following the constitution, implementing alternative currencies, teaching the Constitution in schools, as well as providing many community services are some of the duties meant to be performed by the unorganized militia.

    The more I learn of the unorganized militia, the more aware I become of it’s importance to our society and in the taking back of our country from the clutches of royalty. I would offer the unorganized militia as a subject of instruction in your future endeavors, as my suggestion. I see it as the key to the People regaining and maintaining control of this once great nation. Given the void of facts on the subject; a collection of information on these civic aspects of the unorganized militia would be an invaluable tool in regenerating this necessary component of the intended structure of our country.

    Thank you, Kris Anne, for what you do. You are a beacon of light in a dark sea of ignorance. I am helping in every way that I can and aspire to also become a light guiding the masses in the direction of freedom. Keep up the important work that you do.

  54. Dominic Charvet says

    This is something we have needed to be inspired in for a long time. My Mom used to say Christians should not be involved in Politics. Is this why our government has turned away from our own constitution? Only a just and God fearing people can be have true freedom.

  55. Mark Elder says

    She is a national treasure in fact all of those that know and are willing to understand the Constitution and Bill of Rights and the history of our country as it pertains to the relationship of Providence and to those that are willing to “Boldly Proclaim IT!” are a national treasure, they are like a mountain running full with veins of precious ore so is America a mountain full of the veins of the precious truth with people like Mrs. Hall

  56. Christopher Ferris says

    I discovered you on 09/06/2014 on a podcast of a local talk show the day before, unfortunately it was after your appearance in So. Burlington. I want to thank you for accepting the invitation to teach in our Great Socialist state of Vermont where the fight to uphold our Liberties is a daily battle. I don’t know yet how the media reported you visit, if at all, but as you already know your teachings are greatly needed in this Country and this State and I hope you return soon.

    I thank you for your passion, Dedication and Resolve. God Speed and God Bless,

  57. says

    We are So in our last dire straights here now Folks with the controlling Tyranny in D.C. —Kris Anne Hall is a beacon to both young and old. She has things down pat re: our history and legacy as Americans. PLEASE follow her and your souls and conscience as we will soon be ending as a sovereign country without your responding, joining and ACTIVATING yourselves together along with her and others like her….!

  58. Cheryl Goss says

    Great lesson on the First Amendment! My township zoning administrator tore down and disposed of some “vote no” signs I put up about 4 years ago (with permission from the landowners) opposing a local millage request. Said she had a right to do that because they were in the state highway right-of-way. I wrote a 3-page letter to the township board detailing why the signs were “legal” and letting them know they could get sued for violating my First Amendment rights. The zoning administrator steered clear of me after that. Disgusted with the lack of “spine” of our local officials, I ran for and won election as the township clerk in 2012. The zoning administrator chose to resign as she knew her termination was upcoming. First Amendment “bullies” like her need to be driven out of government at every level across the country. You are right; we need to KNOW our rights before we can defend them. Thank you for all you do to educate us!

  59. Danny Holliday says

    Thank you so much for the sacrifices you make for Religious Freedom for all Americans! Thank you for your efforts to teach
    the Constitution to all Americans. I look forward to seeing you in Alton Illinois on October 18, 2014 at the Emmanuel Free
    Methodist Church at 3993 Fosterburg Road! Pastor Danny Holliday of Victory Baptist Church Alton, Illinois

  60. Ardell Barr says

    Thanks for all you do. I live in Pace, FL and trying to find information on the amendments on our ballots in November. Have you published anything on these or do you know where I might get information? Thanks.

  61. Dr. Kim D. Folse, DC says

    I saw you for the first time today on YouTube. The depth of your knowledge and conviction towards liberty and all that was/is right about our founding fathers and our “sovereign” allegiance to God is what I have been practicing openly since 1989. You say it way better than me. At what point would you like to hear of my present court case with the state of texas? It involves lack of jurisdiction in regards to the driver’s licensing program that I do not consent to. Second time. Pretty please, let me send you some documents. You are my favorite female person of conscience right now because you made me cry hearing the truths coming from your heart and head only 12 inches away. Please accept my love and gratitude for your presence on this planet right now and thank you for all of your hard work and due diligence, and caring, regarding this country which I love so dearly. Or maybe I would love any country that recognized my God bestowed right of life, liberty and the ability to pursue happiness. God bless you KrisAnne.

  62. says

    Thank You KrisAnne,

    Loved you video and we are inserting the link into our Facebook page!!

    The Constitution Literacy Project is a volunteer group whose purpose is to restore Constitutional Literacy among the public. We are a non-political group that provides free pocket Constitutions to businesses for the purpose of providing them to the public.

    Visit our FaceBook page Constitution Literacy Project where we interact with the public by posting Constitutional Q & A’s as a way to increase our knowledge and application of Constitutional principles. We also post quotes from our Founding Fathers and pictures of businesses that host our Constitution stands as a way to say ‘thank you’ for providing this service to the public.

    Thanks again!

    Dan

  63. Scott Nagle says

    Thank you KrisAnne, for all you do! I saw you on our Oath Keepers site yesterday. Ever since then I’ve been listening to every YouTube video I can get my hands on!!

  64. Mark Yoder says

    A very nice presentation on the First Amendment. I am ashamed to admit that I was well into my 40’s before studying the Constitution seriously and with any detail. I first heard the name KrisAnne Hall only about 4 years ago during a Constitutional Common Law study group, where I learned of the shameful actions brought against you as a “government” employee for simply teaching the Constitution to the People on your personal time, and at your own expense. This act alone was cause for Grand Jury Indictment of those who injured you, but of course you already know that, just as you know that a defacto Grand Jury would never be given your case to consider as we the people have been effectively blocked from accessing the only “neutral” decision making body of the Judicial system, the Grand Jury. There have been a number of attempts to form Common Law Grand Juries of the People, where we the people once again have access to the neutral decision making body and to “Redress our Grievances”, but these attempts soon result in those brave souls attempting to exercise their rights being silenced through threat, duress, coercion, arrest, and sometimes, even worse. The latest example would be the case of Terry Trussell in Dixie County Florida, and I would urge you, as a member of the Bar, to lend any assistance possible to help this patriot who was unlawfully incarcerated yesterday when a “Judge” refused to acknowledge his presence in a “Court” and thereby issued a warrant for his arrest which I believe was exercised right there and then, in the courtroom.

    More here:
    http://www.jasonwhoyt.com/blog/2014/8/17/breaking-news-the-peoples-grand-jury-of-dixie-county-fl-present-two-true-bills-charging-government-officials-of-bribery-jury-tampering-and-obstruction-of-justice

    and here:

    http://www.jasonwhoyt.com/blog/2014/10/9/justiceforterry-man-appears-in-court-gets-arrested-for-failure-to-appear

    I do hope you can lend some advice and assistance in this matter of Great Public Importance.

  65. says

    KrisAnne, it was great luck catching you on Tom Lacovara’s program on RBN earlier today. I have also been trying to wake up the “sheeple” for over 20 years now. It is a difficult task. I have asked the same question about the 5 freedoms in the first amendment to well over 1,000 people. I have never had anyone get them all, and only 2 people who got 4 correct. The ignorance and apathy that is so pervasive in this once great nation never ceases to amaze me.

    Your presentations and the videos and info on your website should be mandatory viewing and reading for every high school and college student in the nation.The imposter in the White House, all our senators and congressmen, and the Supreme Court justices should have to study them multiple times. One viewing will not be enough to correct their level of ignorance and brainwashing!

    My first suggestion would be to appeal to the younger generations. If they are not wiling to pick up the torch of freedom and absorb this priceless knowledge, old codgers like myself and many of our most learned patriots are not going to be around forever to teach it. If the young do not embrace their freedoms they will most certainly lose them to the tyrants in government.

    Next, if you have not touched on it somewhere (I have not explored all your info yet), it is important to expose the unconstitutionality of the Federal Reserve and the IRS. Many of the radio hosts on RBN do a great job of that.

    Lastly, we need to band together as Americans and bring charges against the criminals in government who have violated their duties and our trust. We CAN hold them accountable through grand juries, citizens over site committees, and county sheriffs.

    Thank you so much for these wonderful resources, and feel free to contact me if I can help your cause in any way.

    .

  66. says

    Our entire Federal System of America is being destroyed! How? Treason! Treason! Treason!

    As an American Christian I expect good government, the government we had in 1788, when the Constitution was ratified. The Constitution in 1788, Good Government to me as a Christian is based on Romans 13. Not only Good Government, but it is where we get our Judeo Christian moral code and our legal system. Those Americans who adhere to Communism are committing Religious Persecution against Jews and Christians.

    What are the traitors adhering to? Here is just a taste, one paragraph of two sentences from page 26, Communist Manifesto.

    “There are, besides, eternal truths, such as Freedom, Justice, etc., that are common to all states of society. But Communism abolishes eternal truths, it abolishes all religion and all morality, instead of constituting them on a new basis; it therefore acts in contradiction to all past historical experience.”

    The historical experience of Communism is; killing fields, enslavement, internment, resettlement, forced labor and imprisonment for enemies (people) of the Communist!

    Romans 13 New King James Version (NKJV)
    13 Let every soul be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and the authorities that exist are appointed by God.
    2 Therefore whoever resists the authority resists the ordinance of God and those who resist will bring judgment on themselves?
    3 For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to evil. Do you want to be unafraid of the authority? Do what is good, and you will have praise from the same.
    4 For he is God’s minister to you for good. But if you do evil, be afraid; for he does not bear the sword in vain; for he is God’s minister, an avenger to execute wrath on him who practices evil.
    5 Therefore you must be subject, not only because of wrath but also for conscience’ sake.
    6 For because of this you also pay taxes, for they are God’s ministers attending continually to this very thing.
    7 Render therefore to all their due: taxes to whom taxes are due, customs to whom customs, fear to whom fear, honor to whom honor.
    8 Owe no one anything except to love one another, for he who loves another has fulfilled the law.
    9 For the commandments, “You shall not commit adultery,” “You shall not murder,” “You shall not steal,” “You shall not bear false witness,” [a] “You shall not covet,” [b] and if there is any other commandment, are all summed up in this saying, namely, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”[c]
    10 Love does no harm to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.
    11 And do this, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep; for now our salvation is nearer than when we first believed.
    12 The night is far spent, the day is at hand. Therefore let us cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armor of light.
    13 Let us walk properly, as in the day, not in revelry and drunkenness, not in lewdness and lust, not in strife and envy.
    14 But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, to fulfill its lusts.

    I, William R Jones, do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same. So help me God.

    My name is Bill Jones and I have been anti-Communist since 1960 (age 15), after reading a book about the 1956 Hungarian Revolution, realizing the brutality of Communism. I first took the enlisted oath in July 1965, when I enlisted and honorably served in the United States Navy on active-duty from to November 1965 to October 1969. In 1966 and 1967, I served aboard U.S.S. Wasp (CVS 18); primary mission of the U.S.S. Wasp was antisubmarine warfare in the Atlantic. The U.S.S. Wasp target submarines were Soviet Communist submarines. One of my battle stations was as a communication operator (with damage control central), in the aft Nuclear Biological and Chemical (NBC) decontamination Station. It was necessary for me to attend NBC Warfare School, where I learned all about potential Soviet Communist lethal threats.

    January 1968, I was transferred to Attack Squadron 87- Golden Warriors, squadron aircraft were A-7 Corsair II’s. We deployed to the Western Pacific, February 1, 1969. VA 87 deployed with Carrier Wing 16 aboard the U.S.S. Ticonderoga (CVA 14), arriving in the Western Pacific (Vietnam combat zone, Operation Menu), March 1969. The enemy was the Communist Party of North Vietnam, “Vietminh”, led by the communist tyrant Ho Chi Minh. While on Yankee Station, in the Tonkin Gulf, on April 15, 1969 Communist North Koreans shot down unarmed Navy EC-121 aircraft, murdering 31 airmen, again the brutal Communist. Ticonderoga steamed from Tonkin Gulf to the Sea of Japan, joining another 28 ships, including three carriers (Ranger, Hornet and Enterprise). Returning to Tonkin Gulf around May 1, 1969, we were diverted from Operation Menu. We were assigned to provide close air support to Operation Apache Snow, battle of Hamburger Hill, (May 10-May20) the bloodiest battle in Vietnam with the Communist NVA. At the completion of Hamburger Hill we continued Operation Menu until August, 1969.

    After being honorably discharged from United States Navy, I returned home to Illinois. Starting family life, raising a family, and working. I still had a great deal of interest in politics, still anti-Communist. In 1970, there was a ratification vote on the Constitution of the Republic of Illinois. I voted and I gave my consent and ratification to that new Constitution. I returned, I did my civic duty and voted. It’s a great Constitution with a wonderful Bill of Rights and that was very clear. Too bad we don’t have any public officials with integrity, violating my basic Human Rights at both the State and Federal levels. All, I have to do is go down the list of those Bill of Rights; they have destroyed, injured, damaged or harmed, every one of them. They have negatively impacted me, my Love Ones and Grandchildren. As life went on, I still continued to do research, look around, observe the American Society, which was not a reality show. It was and is a fantasyland, the new Sodom and Gomorrah in America. Immoralities, violations of the Judeo-Christian moral code, life continued on and on in the 90’s. I returned to college, received my Bachelor Degree, from Governor State University, majoring in Public Administration. With, all the Political Science and economic courses, I was really frustrated, as I looked at the massive violations of the Constitution of the United States. Violations by people who were supposed to serve the public, but violated the Public Trust. The two parties, the Democratic Party and the Republican Party, they are nothing more than two political crime families! It was then, it is now, and we need to purge the public criminals that are destroying America. I thought no integrity, no principles, but what I discovered is they did have principles, the principles of the Communist Manifesto. And also, in the Communist Operations Manual, yeah, they adhere to the enemies the Constitution. I continued to make observations; those observations resulted in a graphic form, which I now call the silent secret insurrection and revolutionary movement. It’s my observations; all based upon treasonable acts by Americans, against other Americans, Class warfare!

    Now, to the present, what do I do now? I keep waiting and waiting for people to react, other people to react, and they do nothing because they’re part of the problem. The media, the Media Goliath, I finally realized, even Fox News, was part of the problem, yeah, they are part of the problem. There is silence, silent to reality, purveyors of garbage, and they are the best? Betrayal, betrayal, betrayal! No action, we’re supposed to have the Supreme Court Justices, Judges in the lower courts, justice is supposed be blind, and we are left with bad behavior and blind Justices! Blind Justice, that doesn’t recognize the obscenity of treason, by public officials and others who are criminals! You don’t see any integrity from them, so it needs to come down to the people, the Free Citizens Class, they need to act, we all need to act, need to serve again! Act, nonviolence, is answer of course, but not leaving out the other option. Defense, when they come after you with violence, you have an obligation by God’s authority to defend yourself and stand up for your religious beliefs. It’s time to speak out and I will to do my part. Let it be known to every person you know or meet. WHY? They will be obligated by law to act.

    Title 18, U.S.C., Chapter 115, Section 2382

    Misprision of Treason

    Whoever, owing allegiance to the United States and having knowledge of the commission of any treason against them, conceals and does not, as soon as may be, disclose and make known the same to the President or to some judge of the United States, or to the governor or to some judge or justice of a particular State, is guilty of misprision of treason and shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than seven years, or both.

    Treason is such a heinous Crime; it has its own special separate place in the Constitution. Two sentences define this Capital Crime.

    United States Constitution, Article III, Section 3- Treason

    Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying war against them, or in adhering to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort. No person shall be convicted of treason unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open court.

    What are the traitors adhering to? Here is just a taste, one paragraph of two sentences from page 26, Communist Manifesto.
    “There are, besides, eternal truths, such as Freedom, Justice, etc., that are common to all states of society. But Communism abolishes eternal truths, it abolishes all religion and all morality, instead of constituting them on a new basis; it therefore acts in contradiction to all past historical experience.”

    The historical experience of Communism is; killing fields, enslavement, internment, resettlement, forced labor and imprisonment for enemies (people) of the Communist!

    Can you identify those who are “levying war” (class war) against you?

    It’s still God and Country, not “commie and State!

    recapturefederalism.com

    These 3 presentations on my site may be of interest to you:

    The Biggest American Story Since, 1788: Massive Treason

    American Democratic Party: Proof of Treason!

    Homeland Security and Fusion Centers “Levying War”-Treason

  67. Larry Taylor says

    Kris: I am glad I ran across one of your video speeches. I am in complete agreement with your every word, and I also think you are a real hottie.

  68. says

    I love your presentation. Not to be too picky, but the we don’t “redress the government” of our grievances; we PETITION the government to redress our grievances. It would be great if you could give citations for those things you say the supreme court says. But I’m with you.

Leave a Reply