Throwback Thursday: The First Amendment’s Freedom of Assembly in Action in Nutley NJ –

Posted: January 24, 2020 at 6:48 am

NUTLEY, NJ - On Jan. 23, 2019,Nutley Public School teachers ralliedpeacefully in front of John H. Walker Middle School in a sign of unity with their representatives who were negotiating their contract with the Board of Education. The contract was eventually settled, and based on information presented in subsequent BOE meetings, the teacher's hard work paid off in the form of improved student performance.

TAPinto Nutley captured this "First Amendment Moment" ofthe 'right of the people peaceably to assemble.' one year ago today.

TAPinto is a big fan of the First Amendment to the Constitution, especially the freedom of the press part, but let's take a moment to read the entire amendment.

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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.

Since 2016, has beenthe only locally owned news organization serving the Township of Nutley, andis a member of the New Jersey Press Association. The NutleyBoard of Commissioners first named the township's 'Official Electronic News Source' in 2019.

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