Obviously, in an ideal world, we would give as much money as we could to as many students as we could. But this is just not possible to do with the budget we are given.

It puts a real person behind what is otherwise described in a textbook.

If we don't know our rights, then the government can easily stop those rights ... knowing the First Amendment is vital to having a truly democratic society.

Sadly, it is not surprising that Americans' knowledge about the First Amendment is clearly lacking and inadequate.

Whether it is the [Federal Communications Commission] cracking down on indecent content or the ability of editors to publish cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad -- we should all know a little more.