The Constitution of the State of Virginia: Adopted by the Convention of 1901-2, Volume 302

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1902 - 87 pages
 

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Page 15 - That no man shall be compelled to frequent or support any religious worship, place or ministry whatsoever, nor shall be enforced, restrained, molested or burthened, in his body or goods, nor shall otherwise suffer on account of his religious opinions or belief; but that all men shall be free to profess, and by argument to maintain, their opinions in matters of religion, and that the same shall in no wise diminish, enlarge or affect their civil capacities.
Page 2 - That all men are by nature equally free and independent, and have certain inherent rights, of which, when they enter into a state of society, they cannot by any compact, deprive or divest their posterity; namely, the enjoyment of life and liberty with the means of acquiring and possessing property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety.
Page 3 - That, in all capital or criminal prosecutions, a man hath a right to demand the cause and nature of his accusation...
Page 65 - Legislature so next chosen as aforesaid, such proposed amendment or amendments shall be agreed to by a majority of all the members elected to each House, then it shall be the duty of the Legislature to submit such proposed amendment or amendments to the people in such manner and at such time as the Legislature shall prescribe...
Page 65 - Shall there be a convention to revise the Constitution, and amend the same...
Page 55 - All taxes shall be uniform, upon the same class of subjects, within the territorial limits of the authority levying the tax, and shall be levied and collected under general laws...
Page 44 - The commission shall have the power and be charged with the duty of supervising, regulating and controlling all transportation and transmission companies doing business in this State, in all matters relating to the performance of their public duties and their charges therefor, and of correcting abuses...
Page 51 - ... but this shall not be construed as authorizing any common carrier within the terms of this Act to charge and receive as great compensation for a shorter as for a longer distance...
Page 33 - The President shall have the power to veto any particular item or items of an appropriation bill, but the veto shall not affect the item or items to which he does not object.
Page 2 - That government is, or ought to be, instituted for the common benefit, protection and security of the people, nation or community...

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