Proceedings of the Constitutional Convention of the Proposed State of New Mexico Held at Santa Fe, New Mexico, October 3rd, 1910, to November 21st, 1910

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Page 200 - prosecutions for libels, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury; and if it shall appear to the jury that the matter charged as libelous is true and was published with good motives and for justifiable ends, the party shall be acquitted. SEC. 18. No person shall be deprived of life,
Page 280 - If any member, in speaking or otherwise, transgresses the rules of the Convention, the President shall, or any member may, call him to order, in which case the member so called to order shall immediately take his seat, unless permitted to explain, and the Convention shall, if appealed to, decide
Page 83 - the state shall consist only in levying and making war against it, or in adhering to its enemies, giving them aid and comfort. No person shall be convicted of treason unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open court. SEC. 17.
Page 86 - SEC. 2. Perfect toleration of religious sentiment shall be secured, and no inhabitant of this state shall ever be molested in person or property on account of his or her mode of religious worship. Polygamous or plural marriages, polygamous cohabitation, and the sale, barter or giving of intoxicating liquors to Indians,
Page 121 - a new appropriation, or continuing or reviving an appropriation, shall distinctly specify the sum appropriated, and the object to which it is to be applied ; and it shall not be sufficient for such law to refer to any other law to fix such sum.
Page 82 - All persons shall be bailable by sufficient sureties, except for capital offenses, when the proof is evident or the presumption great. Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted. SEC.
Page 113 - EDUCATION. SECTION 1. A general diffusion of knowledge and intellig-ence being essential to the preservation of the rights and liberties of the people, the legislature shall encourage by all suitable means the promotion of intellectual, scientific and moral
Page 83 - liberty of speech or of the press. In all criminal prosecutions for libels, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury; and if it shall appear to the jury that the matter charged as libelous is true and was published with good motives and for justifiable ends, the party shall be acquitted. SEC. 18. No person shall be deprived of life,
Page 82 - The people shall be secure in their persons, papers, homes and effects, from unreasonable searches and seizures, and no warrant to search any place or seize any person or thing, shall issue without describing the place to be searched, or the person or thing to be seized, nor without probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, reduced to writing. SEC.
Page 60 - title; but if any subject is embraced in any act which is not expressed in its title, such act shall be void only as to so much thereof as shall not be so expressed.

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