Example sentences for: abridging

How can you use “abridging” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The First Amendment reads: "Congress shall make no law ... abridging the freedom of speech." U.S.Const., Amdt. 1 (emphasis added).

  • 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 people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

  • Demand-side proposals also run smack up against the First Amendment guarantee of free speech, something some fearfully consider abridging.

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