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Part Two The Kentucky Constitution and Commentary, Bill of Rights

From: The Kentucky State Constitution (2nd Edition)

Robert M. Ireland

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 18 May 2021

Intended to secure individual liberties and to limit the right of government to encroach upon those liberties, the bill of rights has changed little since its incorporation into the first constitution. The rights found in the original bill of rights remain essentially the same, with religious freedom and the separation of church and state having been somewhat enhanced in the current constitution. The framers of the third constitution added two provisions to the bill of rights, one of which was retained in the current constitution (the denial of “absolute and...
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