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" That government is, or ought to be, instituted for the common benefit, protection, and security of the people, nation, or community... "
Report of the Trial and Acquittal of Edward Shippen, Esquire, Chief Justice ... - Page 263
by William Hamilton - 1805 - 582 pages
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An Alternative Framework for Community Learning Centers in the 21st Century ...

Michael F. Reber - Computers - 2003 - 336 pages
...so that all individuals have equal access and opportunities to public services. The clause states, "That government is, or ought to be, instituted for the common benefit... of the people, nation, or community, and not for the particular emolument or advantage of any single...
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Common Sense

Thomas Paine - History - 2004 - 260 pages
...legislative or executive, are their trustees and servants, and at all times accountable to them. V. THAT government is, or ought to be, instituted for...set of men who are a part only of that community: And that the community hath an indubitable, unalienable and indefeasible right to reform, alter or...
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Women and the United States Constitution: History, Interpretation, and Practice

Sibyl A. Schwarzenbach, Patricia Smith - History - 2003 - 424 pages
...protection of the laws. D. The "Common Benefit" clause of the Vermont constitution (chap. I, art. j): That government is, or ought to be, instituted for...the particular emolument or advantage of any single person, family, or set of persons, who are a part only of that community. E. Mary Becker's suggestion...
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Partnership Rights, Free Movement, and EU Law

Helen Toner - Law - 2004 - 310 pages
...was greeted warmly in the large gay community 31 Ch 1 Article 7 of the Constitution of Vermont: 'The government is, or ought to be, instituted for the...the particular emolument or advantage of any single person, family, or set of persons who are a part only of that community.' 32 Opinions of the Justices...
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The Supreme Court in the Intimate Lives of Americans: Birth, Sex, Marriage ...

Howard Ball - Law - 2002 - 265 pages
...that under the Common Benefits clause of the Vermont Constitution, which, in pertinent part, reads, "That government is, or ought to be instituted, for...or community, and not for the particular emolument of any single person, family, or set of persons, who are a part only of that community,"96 plaintiffs...
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Tyranny Through Public Education

William F. Jr Cox - Education - 2004 - 556 pages
...the people; that magistrates are their trustees and servants, and at all times amenable to them. 3. That government is, or ought to be instituted for...protection, and security of the people, nation or community; of all the various modes and forms of government, that is best which is capable of producing the greatest...
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Legalizing Gay Marriage: Vermont And The National Debate

Michael Mello - Family & Relationships - 2008 - 352 pages
...7. There is little doubt as to the obligatory nature of the Common Benefits Clause, which provides that "government is, or ought to be, instituted for the common benefit, protection, and security." Indeed the State does not argue that it is merely hortatory or aspirational in effect, an argument...
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Legal Threats to Traditional Marriage: Implications for Public ..., Volume 4

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on the Constitution - Gay couples - 2004 - 152 pages
...for Ihe common benefit of all citizens. The West Virginia Constitution provides that "[g] ovemmcnt is instituted for the common benefit, protection and security of the people, nation or community." W.Va. CONST, art. 3, 3; see Panepinto, 191 W.Va. at 441, 446 SE2d at 663. This Court has noted that...
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The Founders on God and Government

Daniel L. Dreisbach, Mark David Hall, Jeffry H. Morrison, Jeffrey Morrison - Christianity and politics - 2004 - 340 pages
...from the People; that Magistrates are their Trustees and Servants, and at all times amenable to them. That Government is, or ought to be, instituted for the common Benefit and Security of the People, Nation, or Community. Of all the various Modes and Forms of Government,...
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Rise of American Democracy: Jefferson To Lincoln

Sean Wilentz - History - 2006 - 1114 pages
..."[t]hat all men are born equally free and independent," and that the state's government would exist for the "common benefit, protection and security of...of any single man, family, or set of men, who are only part of that community." It is unclear how much of a hand Franklin had in actually writing the...
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