Text: H.J.Res.121 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (11/15/1995)

 
[Congressional Bills 104th Congress]
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[H.J. Res. 121 Introduced in House (IH)]

  1st Session
H. J. RES. 121

  Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States in 
  order to secure the unalienable right of the people to acknowledge, 
    worship, and serve their Creator, according to the dictates of 
                              conscience.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                           November 15, 1995

   Mr. Hyde (for himself, Mr. Canady of Florida, and Mr. Goodlatte) 
 introduced the following joint resolution; which was referred to the 
                       Committee on the Judiciary

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                            JOINT RESOLUTION


 
  Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States in 
  order to secure the unalienable right of the people to acknowledge, 
    worship, and serve their Creator, according to the dictates of 
                              conscience.

    Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United 
States of America in Congress assembled (two-thirds of each House 
concurring therein), That the following article is proposed as an 
amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which shall be 
valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution when 
ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States 
within seven years after the date of its submission for ratification:

                              ``Article --

    ``Neither the United States nor any State shall deny benefits to or 
otherwise discriminate against any private person or group on account 
of religious expression, belief, or identity; nor shall the prohibition 
on laws respecting an establishment of religion be construed to require 
such discrimination.''.
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