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Part Two The Kansas Constitution and Commentary, Art.VIII Militia

From: The Kansas State Constitution

Francis H. Heller

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 17 May 2021

When the legislature proposed the revision of article 1, the new text included a section that paralleled the language of the militia article. But the supreme court held that, by transferring the militia provision from one article to another, as part of the revision of that other article, both articles were being changed. That contravened the limitation established in article 14, section 1 (the amending article) that any (one) article could be submitted in its entirety (Moore v. Shanahan, 1971; see also Part I). No further attempt was made to shift or otherwise...
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