Journal Missouri Constitutional Convention of 1875 ...: With an Historical Introduction on Constitutions and Constitutional Conventions in Missouri by Isidor Loeb ... and a Biographical Account of the Personnel of the Convention by Floyd C. Shoemaker, A. M., Editors ...

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Page 263 - The free communication of thoughts and opinions is one of the invaluable rights of man; and every citizen may freely speak, write, and print on any subject, being responsible for the abuse of that liberty.
Page 281 - ... to have process to compel the attendance of witnesses in his behalf, and a speedy public trial by an impartial jury of the county or district in which the offense is alleged to have been committed.
Page 349 - ... of the bill. In such case he shall append to the bill, at the time of signing it, a statement of the items to which he objects; and the appropriation so objected to shall not take effect. If the Legislature be in session, he shall transmit to the House in which the bill originated a copy of such statement, and the items objected to shall be separately reconsidered.
Page 256 - That all men have a natural and indefeasible right to worship Almighty God according to the dictates of their own consciences...
Page 269 - For the purpose of voting, no person shall be deemed to have gained or lost a residence by reason of his presence or absence while employed in the service of the United States...
Page 228 - If then two-thirds of the members elected agree to pass the same, it shall be sent, together with the objections, to the other house, by which it shall likewise be reconsidered; and if approved by two-thirds of the members elected to that house, it shall become a law notwithstanding the objections of the Governor...
Page 248 - Not only, therefore, can there be no loss of separate and independent autonomy to the states through their union under the constitution ; but it may be not unreasonably said that the preservation of the states, and the maintenance of their governments, are as much within the design and care of the constitution, as the preservation of the Union and the maintenance of the national government. The constitution, in all its provisions, looks to an indestructible union, composed of indestructible states.
Page 269 - ... to contribute to another, to be paid or used, any money or other valuable thing as a compensation or reward for the giving or withholding a vote at such, election...
Page 227 - In case of a disagreement between the two houses, with respect to the time of adjournment, the Governor shall have power to adjourn the Legislature...
Page 230 - The officers named in this article shall receive for their services a salary to be established by law, which shall not be increased or diminished during their official terms...

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