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Ch.1 Amendment I: Establishment and Free Exercise Clauses

From: The Complete Bill of Rights: The Drafts, Debates, Sources, and Origins (2nd Edition)

Neil H. Cogan

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 08 May 2021

Fourthly. That in article 1st, section 9, between clauses 3 and 4 [of the Constitution], be inserted these clauses, to wit, The civil rights of none shall be abridged on account of religious belief or worship, nor shall any national religion be established, nor shall the full and equal rights of conscience be in any manner, or on any pretext infringed. Congressional Register, June 8, 1789, vol. 1, p. 427. Fourthly. That in article 1st, section 9, between clauses 3 and 4 [of the Constitution], be inserted these clauses, to wit: The civil rights of none shall be...
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