The People of Connecticut acknowledging with gratitude, the good providence of God, in having permitted them to enjoy a free government; do, in order more effectually to define, secure, and perpetuate the liberties, rights and privileges which they have derived from their ancestors; hereby, after a careful consideration and revision, ordain and establish the following constitution and form of civil government. The preamble is identical to the 1818 preamble. The only time the Supreme Court has referred to the Preamble is in Moore v. Ganim, 233 Conn. 557, 598–601,...
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