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Article 1 - Bill of Rights
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§ 01 Inalienable Rights (1851)
§ 02 Right to alter, reform, or abolish government, and repeal special privileges (1851)
§ 03 Right to assemble (1851)
§ 04 Bearing arms; standing armies; military powers (1851)
§ 05 Trial by jury (1851, amended 1912)
§ 06 Slavery and involuntary servitude (1851)
§ 07 Rights of conscience; education; the necessity of religion and knowledge (1851)
§ 08 Writ of habeas corpus (1851)
§ 09 Bail; cruel and unusual punishments
§ 10 Trial for crimes; witness (1851; amended 1912)
§ 10a Rights of victims of crime
§ 11 Freedom of speech; of the press; of libels (1851)
§ 12 Transportation, etc. for crime (1851)
§ 13 Quartering troops (1851)
§ 14 Search warrants and general warrants (1851)
§ 15 No imprisonment for debt (1851)
§ 16 Redress in courts (1851, amended 1912)
§ 17 Hereditary privileges, etc. (1851)
§ 18 Suspension of laws (1851)
§ 19 Inviolability of private property (1851)
§ 19a Damages for wrongful death (1912)
§ 19b Property rights in ground water, lakes, and other watercourses
§ 20 Powers reserved to the people (1851)
§ 21 Preservation of the freedom to choose health care and health care coverage
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