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Make THE CONSTITUTION great again – Part FOUR

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If you don’t know at least some of it, you cannot defend any of it !
by  Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Article. IV. – The States

Section 1 – Each State to Honor all others

Full Faith and Credit shall be given in each State to
the public Acts, Records, and judicial Proceedings of every other State.

And the Congress may by general Laws prescribe the Manner
in which such Acts, Records and Proceedings shall be proved,
and the Effect thereof.

Section 2 – State citizens, Extradition

The Citizens of each State shall be entitled to
all Privileges and Immunities of Citizens in the several States.

A Person charged in any State with Treason, Felony, or other Crime,
who shall flee from Justice, and be found in another State,
shall on demand of the executive Authority of the State
from which he fled, be delivered up,
to be removed to the State having Jurisdiction of the Crime.

(No Person held to Service or Labour in one State,
under the Laws thereof, escaping into another,
shall, in Consequence of any Law or Regulation therein,
be discharged from such Service or Labour,
But shall be delivered up on Claim of the Party
to whom such Service or Labour may be due.)
(This clause in parentheses is superseded by the 13th Amendment.)

Section 3 – New States

New States may be admitted by the Congress into this Union;
but no new States shall be formed or erected within the Jurisdiction
of any other State; nor any State be formed by the Junction
of two or more States, or parts of States,
without the Consent of the Legislatures of the States concerned
as well as of the Congress.

The Congress shall have Power to dispose of and make
all needful Rules and Regulations respecting the Territory
or other Property belonging to the United States;
and nothing in this Constitution shall be so construed
as to Prejudice any Claims of the United States, or of any particular State.

Section 4 – Republican government

The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union
a Republican Form of Government,
and shall protect each of them against Invasion;
and on Application of the Legislature,
or of the Executive
(when the Legislature cannot be convened)
Against domestic Violence

Read Part One – The Preamble & Legislative Branch – Click Here

Read Part Two – The Executive Branch – Click Here

Read Part Three – The Judicial Branch – Click Here

See it in its Original Form – Click here

Confused about “Cursive” writing AKA Longhand? Click here and learn

Copyright © 1960-2016 Lawrence J. J. Leonard All rights reserved

Author: SpindoctorUSA

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