A Manual of Legislative Practice and Order of Business in Deliberative Bodies (Google eBook)

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Page 59 - All men have a natural and indefeasible right to worship Almighty God according to the dictates of their own consciences : no man can, of right, be compelled to attend, erect or support any place of worship, or to maintain any ministry, against his consent; no human authority can, in any case whatever, control or interfere with the rights of conscience ; and no preference shall ever be given, by law, to any religious establishments or modes of worship.
Page 5 - When sitting for that Purpose, they shall be on Oath or Affirmation. When the President of the United States is tried, the Chief Justice shall preside: And no Person shall be convicted without the Concurrence of two thirds of the Members present.
Page 42 - House, it shall be a law. But in such cases, the votes of both Houses shall be determined by yeas and nays...
Page 62 - All courts shall be open; and every man, for an injury done him in his lands, goods, person, or reputation, shall have remedy by due course of law, and right and justice administered, without sale, denial, or delay.
Page 6 - Each house shall keep a journal of its proceedings, and from time to time publish the same, excepting such parts as may in their judgment require secrecy; and the yeas and nays of the members of either house on any question shall, at the desire of one fifth of those present, be entered on the journal.
Page 13 - No title of nobility shall be granted by the United States; and no person holding any office of profit or trust under them, shall, without the consent of Congress, accept of any present, emolument, office, or title, of any kind whatever, from any king, prince, or foreign state.
Page 60 - The printing presses shall be free to every person who undertakes to examine the proceedings of the legislature, or any branch of government : And no law shall ever be made to restrain the right thereof. The free communication of thoughts and opinions is one of the invaluable rights of man; and every citizen may freely speak, write and print on any subject, being responsible for the abuse of that liberty.
Page 58 - All power is inherent in the people, and all free governments are founded on their authority and instituted for their peace, safety and happiness.
Page 19 - United States, whose appointments are not herein otherwise provided for, and which shall be established by law. But the Congress may, by law, vest the appointment of such inferior officers as they think proper, in the President alone, in the courts of law, or in the heads of departments.
Page 9 - Indian tribes ; 4 To establish an uniform rule of naturalization, and uniform laws on the subject of bankruptcies throughout the United States; 5 To coin money, regulate the value thereof, and of foreign coin, and fix the standard of weights and measures...

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