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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 Trail of Tears and Indian Removal

Amy H. Sturgis - History - 2007 - 164 pages
...within the limits of this Nation; provided, that this 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 Nation. Sec. 3. When the National Council shall determine the expediency of appointing delegates,...
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Religionsverfassungsrecht in vergleichender und internationaler Perspektive

Christian Walter - Law - 2006 - 664 pages
...to all mankind: provided that the liberty of conscience thereby declared shall not be so construed as to excuse acts of licentiousness, or justify practices inconsistent with the peace or safety of this State.«, Art, VIII, Poore, Federal and State Constitutions II, aaO (Anm. 48), 1632f.; die Vorschrift...
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New York State Government

Robert B. Ward - Political Science - 631 pages
...rights are not absolute, however: "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 this state." The following three sections of the Bill of Rights provide various protections against...
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First Freedom: The Baptist Perspective on Religious Liberty

Thomas White, Jason G. Duesing, Malcolm B. Yarnell, III - Religion - 2007 - 195 pages
...dropped. Moreover, liberty of conscience was retained, but this liberty was not to "be so construed as to excuse acts of licentiousness, or justify practices inconsistent with the peace or safety of this state." Charles Pinckney presided over the 1 790 convention.50 49. Rogers. Richard Furman, 118-23....
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Creating the American Mind: Intellect and Politics in the Colonial Colleges

J. David Hoeveler - Education - 2007 - 379 pages
...statement of religious liberty: "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." Jay's original exclusionary provisions eliminated, the amendment won unanimous approval.119...
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An Evangelical on the Left

Anna Waldherr - Religion - 2007 - 372 pages
...State 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 [28B].6 — The Constitution of the State of New York (Fishkill, NY: Printed by Samuel London,...
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Balancing Reasonable Justice: John Rawls and Crucial Steps Beyond

Ville Päivänsalo - Philosophy - 2007 - 192 pages
...allotted within this Nation; Provided, That this liberty of conscience shall not be so constructed as to excuse acts of licentiousness, or justify practices inconsistent with the peace or safety of this Nation." 82 For example in his "State of the Union Address" from the year 1 830, Jackson aimed...
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The American Commonwealth -, Volume 1

Viscount James Bryce - History - 2007 - 740 pages
...matters ol religious belief ; 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 the safety of the State. 1 I take these extracts (being unable to find space for the whole document)...
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The Constitutionalism of American States

George E. Connor, Christopher W. Hammons - Law - 2008 - 816 pages
...religious belief, but the liberty of consciene [conscience] 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. This is just one example of the way in which the Nevada Constitution's origins reflected...
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