Monday, January 19, 2009

Minnesota Constitution - Grateful to God for Liberty

The Constitution of Minnesota, dating from 1857, has in its Preamble:

"We, the people of the State of Minnesota, grateful to God for our civil and religious liberty, and desiring to perpetuate its blessings..."

Later, in Article 1, Section 16, it says:
"...The right of every man to worship God according to the dictates of his own conscience shall never be infringed;..."

See the entire Minnesota Constitution

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