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By TIFFANY VILLAGER
First Amendment Center
The “right of the people … to petition the Government for a redress of grievances,” the last freedom of the First Amendment, is the most forgotten freedom.
Each year when the First Amendment Center commissions its State of the First Amendment survey, petition is the freedom few can name (only 6 percent in 2010).
Why is the right of petition the forgotten freedom when it has deep historical roots?
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