Area Handbook for Liberia, Band 550


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Seite 144 - God according to the dictates of their own consciences, without obstruction or molestation from others ; all persons demeaning themselves peaceably, and not obstructing others in their religious worship, are entitled to the protection of law in the free exercise of their own religion, and no sect of Christians shall have exclusive privileges or preference over any other sect, but all shall be alike tolerated ; and no religious test whatever shall be required as a qualification for civil office, or...
Seite 212 - The liberty of the press is essential to the security of freedom in a state': it ought not, therefore, to be restrained in this commonwealth.
Seite i - Foreign Area Studies (FAS) of The American University, designed to be useful to military and other personnel who need a convenient compilation of basic facts about the social, economic, political and military institutions and practices of various countries. The emphasis is on objective description of the nation's present society and the kinds of possible or probable change that might be expected in the future.
Seite 212 - That the printing presses shall be free to every person who undertakes to examine the proceedings of the legislature or any branch of government : and no law shall ever be made to restrain the right thereof. The free communication of thoughts and opinions is one of the invaluable rights of man ; and every citizen may freely speak, write and print on any subject, being responsible for the abuse of that liberty.
Seite 14 - The great object of forming these colonies being to provide a home for the dispersed and oppressed children of Africa, and to regenerate and enlighten this benighted continent, none but persons of color shall be admitted to citizenship in this Republic.
Seite 174 - In order to prevent those who are vested with authority from becoming oppressors, the people have a right, at such periods and in such manner as they shall establish by their frame of government, to cause their public officers to return to private life; and to fill up vacant places by certain and regular elections and appointments.
Seite 179 - The judges of the Supreme Court, and all other judges of courts, shall hold their office during good behaviour ; but may be removed by the President, on the address of two-thirds of both houses for that purpose, or by impeachment, and conviction thereon.
Seite 172 - ... or property, except by the judgment of his peers, or the law of the land...
Seite i - FAS and do not represent the om'cial view of the United States Government. An effort has been made to make the handbook as comprehensive as possible. It can be expected, however, that the material, interpretations, and conclusions are subject to modification in the light of new information and developments.
Seite 144 - All men have a natural and inalienable right to worship God according to the dictates of their own consciences...

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