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" All political power is inherent in the people. Government is instituted for the protection, security, and benefit of the people, and they have the right at all times to alter or reform the same, whenever the public good may require it. "
Journal of the Convention, Assembled at Springfield, June 7, 1847: In ... - Page 249
by Illinois. Constitutional Convention - 1847 - 592 pages
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Annual Proceedings

Iowa State Bar Association - Bar associations - 1905
...state constitution is likewise careful to declare that all political power is inherent in the people. "Government is instituted for the protection, security...the same whenever the public good may require it." From the American standpoint therefore, the real science of government and legislation consists in...
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Conscience and Belief: The Supreme Court and Religion

Kermit Hall - Law - 2000 - 485 pages
...957. The New Jersey Constitution of 1776 provided: "That no person shall ever, within this Colony, be deprived of the inestimable privilege of worshipping Almighty God in a manner agreeable to the dictates of his own conscience; nor, under any pretence whatever, be compelled to...
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The New Jersey State Constitution: A Reference Guide

Robert F. Williams - Law - 1990 - 168 pages
...mention here.14 POLITICAL POWER; OBJECT OF GOVERNMENT 2. All political power is inherent in the people. Government is instituted for the protection, security,...the same, whenever the public good may require it. This provision, together with the preamble, restates the underlying source of authority for the adoption...
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The New Jersey State Constitution: A Reference Guide

Robert F. Williams - Law - 1990 - 168 pages
...is closely related to due process and deserves mention here.14 POLITICAL POWER; OBJECT OF GOVERNMENT right at all times to alter or reform the same, whenever the public good may require it. This provision, together with the preamble, restates the underlying source of authority for the adoption...
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A Nation Dedicated to Religious Liberty: The Constitutional Heritage of the ...

Arlin M. Adams, Charles J. Emmerich, Charles J.. Emmerich - Law - 1990 - 172 pages
...other. CONSTITUTION OF NEW JERSEY, JULY 3, 1776 XVIII. That no person shall ever, within this Colony, be deprived of the inestimable privilege of worshipping Almighty God in a manner agreeable to the dictates of his own conscience; nor, under any pretence whatever, be compelled to...
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The Making of Michigan, 1820-1860: A Pioneer Anthology

Justin L. Kestenbaum - History - 1990 - 421 pages
...constitution. The committee fully recognize the doctrine, that "all men are created equal," and that "government is instituted for the protection, security and benefit of the people;" yet in these broad maxims, they fail to discover either the utility, or the moral or political injunction...
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Reports of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of ..., Volume 31

California. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1906
...are distinctly announced; and it is declared that all political power is inherent in the people; that government is instituted for the protection, security and benefit of the people, and that no person shall be deprived of life, liberty or property without due process of law. The Constitution...
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The Nevada State Constitution: A Reference Guide

Michael Wayne Bowers - Law - 1993 - 182 pages
...of government; paramount allegiance to United States All political power is inherent in the people. Government is instituted for the protection, security...and benefit of the people; and they have the right to alter or reform the same whenever the public good may require it. But the Paramount Allegiance of...
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The California State Constitution: A Reference Guide

Joseph R. Grodin, Calvin R. Massey, Richard B. Cunningham - Law - 1993 - 372 pages
...people. Government is instituted for the protection, security, and benefit of the people; and they have a right at all times, to alter or reform the same whenever the public good may require it."34 Both were adopted quickly. More surprising was the rejection of a proposal to protect all inhabitants...
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The California State Constitution: A Reference Guide

Joseph R. Grodin, Calvin R. Massey, Richard B. Cunningham - Law - 1993 - 372 pages
...affirmation of the principle of popular sovereignty: "All political power is inherent in the people. Government is instituted for the protection, security, and benefit of the people; and they have a right at all times, to alter or reform the same whenever the public good may require it."34 Both...
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