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Part Two The North Dakota Constitution and Commentary, Art.I Declaration of Rights

From: The North Dakota State Constitution

James E. Leahy

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

All individuals are by nature equally free and independent and have certain inalienable rights, among which are those of enjoying and defending life and liberty; acquiring, possessing and protecting property and reputation; pursuing and obtaining safety and happiness; and to keep and bear arms for the defense of their person, property, and the state, and for lawful hunting, recreational, and other lawful purposes, which shall not be infringed. In commenting on this section, the North Dakota Supreme Court has written: “This section embodies the essence of the...
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