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Amendments to Maryland Constitutions
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CHAPTER 558
(Senate Bill 496)
AN ACT to propose an amendment to Article 36 of the Constitution
of Maryland, title "Declaration of Rights," providing for religious
freedom and permitting religious readings or prayer and reference
to a Supreme Being in certain instances, and providing for the
submission of this amendment to the qualified voters of the State
of Maryland for their adoption or rejection.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland,
(Three-fifths of all the members elected to each of the two houses
concurring), That an amendment be and it is hereby proposed to
Article 36 of the Constitution of Maryland, title "Declaration of
Rights," the same, if adopted by the legally qualified voters of the
State, as herein provided, to become a part of the Constitution of
Maryland:
36.
That as it is the duty of every man to worship God in such manner
as he thinks most acceptable to Him, all persons are equally entitled
to protection in their religious liberty; wherefore, no person ought
by any law to be molested in his person or estate, on account of his


 
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