The First Amendment Is A Violation In Schools

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Most importantly, the first amendment is still being violated three centuries after the Constitution was ratified. A major culprit of these violations are schools banning books or censoring articles. The Pico case, a book banning case that was taken to the Supreme Court, highlighted the fact that schools do not have complete authority in removing literature from libraries, but they still have a considerable amount of power in the matter (Brenyo). Giving schools the power to remove literature from their libraries is a very dangerous power to have, as it can violate the first amendment. Those violations can strips many common citizens of the option to view important political and social topics from other viewpoints, forcing them to agree with