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Constitution of the State of California: July 4, 1879 (as Amended to November 8, 2016) (California)

Constitution of the State of California: July 4, 1879 (as Amended to November 8, 2016) (California)

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We, the People of the State of California, grateful to Almighty God for our freedom, in order to secure and perpetuate its blessings, do establish this Constitution. All people are by nature free and independent and have inalienable rights. Among these are enjoying and defending life and liberty, acquiring, possessing, and protecting property, and pursuing and obtaining safety, happiness, and privacy. (Sec. 1 added Nov. 5, 1974, by Proposition 7. Resolution Chapter 90, 1974.) Every person may freely speak, write and publish his or her sentiments on all subjects,...
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