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" State ; and no person shall be rendered incompetent to be a witness on account of his opinions on matters of religious belief; but the liberty of conscience, hereby secured, shall not be so construed as to excuse acts of licentiousness, or justify practices... "
Acts of the General Assembly of the State of South-Carolina, from February ... - Page 139
by South Carolina - 1808
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The Nevada State Constitution: A Reference Guide

Michael Wayne Bowers - Law - 1993 - 182 pages
...religious belief, but the liberty of consciene | ,v<< ] hereby secured, shall not be so construed, as to excuse acts of licentiousness or justify practices inconsistent with the peace, or safety of this State. Consistent with the terms of the congressional enabling act, this section and the Ordinance...
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The Jew in the American World: A Source Book

Jacob Rader Marcus - History - 1996 - 663 pages
...to all mankind: Provided, that the liberty of conscience, hereby granted, shall not be so construed as to excuse acts of licentiousness, or justify practices inconsistent with the peace or safety of this State. be diverted from the great duties of their function; therefore, no minister of the gospel,...
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On Faith and Free Government

Daniel C. Palm - Political Science - 1997 - 201 pages
...1777, for example, provided "that the liberty of conscience, hereby granted, shall not be construed as to excuse acts of licentiousness, or justify practices...inconsistent with the peace or safety of the state." The decision on whether to allow a free-exercise exemption from obeying an otherwise valid public law...
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No Easy Walk to Freedom: Reconstruction and the Ratification of the ...

James Edward Bond - History - 1997 - 295 pages
...Section 6, for example, declared that "the liberty of conscience hereby secured shall not be so construed as to excuse acts of licentiousness or justify practices inconsistent with the peace or safety of the people." Similarly, Section 14 authorized the General Assembly "to prescribe by law the manner in which...
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American Jewish History: The Colonial and Early National Periods ..., Volume 1

American Jewish Historical Society - Religion - 1998 - 486 pages
...to all mankind: provided, that the liberty of conscience, hereby granted, shall not be so construed as to excuse acts of licentiousness, or justify practices inconsistent with the peace or safety of this state.90 Anticipating as it did by ten years the Constitution of the United States, insofar at...
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Constitutional Debates on Freedom of Religion: A Documentary History

John J. Patrick, John I. Patrick, Gerald P. Long - Law - 1999 - 335 pages
...documents to specify, as the New York Constitution did, that rights of conscience should not be "construed as to excuse acts of licentiousness, or justify practices...inconsistent with the peace or safety of [the] State." Such a proviso would have been superfluous. Instead, these documents make sense only if the right to...
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The Supreme Court in American Society: Equal Justice Under Law

Kermit L. Hall - Law - 2001 - 788 pages
...to all mankind: Provided, That the liberty of conscience thereby declared shall not be so constroed as to excuse acts of licentiousness, or justify practices inconsistent with the peace or safety of this State. SC CONST, of 1790, art. VI.TI, ii, reprinted in 2 FEOTRAL ANO STATE CONSTITUTION;;, mfra...
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Historic U.S. Court Cases: An Encyclopedia, Volume 2

John W. Johnson - Law - 2001 - 1089 pages
...York Constitution of 1777, which declared that "liberty of conscience . . . shall not be so construed as to excuse acts of licentiousness, or justify practices inconsistent with the peace or safety of this state." The Court listed numerous other examples of state constitutional condemnation of Mormon...
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Children and the Law: Child vs. state, Volume 3

Janet W. Steverson - Law - 2002 - 414 pages
...establishment or mode of worship; but the liberty of conscience hereby secured shall not be so construed as to excuse acts of licentiousness or justify practices...inconsistent with the peace or safety of the state, nor shall any money be drawn from the treasury for the benefit of any religious societies or theological...
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The Minnesota State Constitution: A Reference Guide

Mary Jane Morrison - Political Science - 2002 - 349 pages
...establishment or mode of worship; but the liberty of conscience hereby secured shall not be so construed as to excuse acts of licentiousness or justify practices...inconsistent with the peace or safety of the state, nor shall any money be drawn from the treasury for the benefit of any religious societies or religious...
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