Argument: Official English violates US first amendment

Issue Report: English as US official language


“What’s Wrong With ‘English Only’ Laws?” American Civil Liberties Union. September 8, 2000: “English Only” laws, which declare English to be the country’s official language and bar government employees from providing non-English language assistance and services, are inconsistent with both the First Amendment right to communicate with or petition the government, and the right to equality.”