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DO YOU KNOW THE PREAMBLE TO YOUR STATE?

Posted by ssbg on December 7, 2006

 This is pretty interesting. I’d never seen it before, but I do agree with
what it says at the end.

Alabama 1901  , Preamble . We the  people of the State of Alabama, invoking
the favor and guidance of Almighty God, do ordain and establish the
following Constitution.
Alaska  1956, Preamble . We, the  people of Alaska, grateful  to God and to
those who founded our nation and pioneered this great  land.
Arizona 1911, Preamble . We, the  people of the State of Arizona, grateful
to Almighty God for our liberties, do ordain this  Constitution… 
Arkansas  1874, Preamble  . We, the  people of the State of Arkansas,
grateful  to Almighty God for the privilege of choosing our own form of
government…
California  1879, Preamble . We, the  People of the State of California,
grateful  to Almighty God for our freedom. 
Colorado  1876, Preamble . We, the  people of Colorado, with profound
reverence for the Supreme Ruler of  Universe. 
Connecticut  1818, Preamble.  The People  of Connecticut, acknowledging with
gratitude the good Providence of God  in permitting them to enjoy.
Delaware 1897, Preamble . Through  Divine Goodness all men have, by nature,
the rights of worshiping and  serving their Creator according to the
dictates of their consciences. 
Florida  1885, Preamble . We, the  people of the State of Florida, grateful
to Almighty God for our constitutional liberty, establish this
Constitution… 
Georgia  1777, Preamble . We, the  people of Georgia, relying upon
protection and guidance of Almighty God, do ordain and establish  this
Constitution…
Hawaii 1959, Preamble . We , the  people of Hawaii, Grateful  for Divine
Guidance … Establish this Constitution.
Idaho 1889, Preamble . We, the  people of the State of Idaho, grateful  to
Almighty God for our freedom, to secure its  blessings. 
Illinois  1870, Preamble . We, the  people of the State of Illinois,
grateful to Almighty God for the civil  l, political and religious liberty
which He hath so long permitted us to  enjoy and looking to Him for a
blessing on our endeavors.
Indiana  1851, Preamble . We, the  People of the State of Indiana, grateful
to Almighty God for the free exercise of the right to choose our form of
government.
Iowa  1857, Preamble We, the  People of the State of Iowa, grateful  to the
Supreme Being for the blessings hitherto enjoyed, and feeling our
dependence on Him for a continuation of these blessings establish this
Constitution.
Kansas 1859, Preamble . We, the  people of Kansas, grateful  to Almighty God
for our civil and religious privileges establish this Constitution.
Kentucky  1891, Preamble. We, the people of the Commonwealth are grateful to
Almighty God for the civil, political and religious liberties… 
Louisiana  1921, Preamble  . We, the  people of the State of Louisiana,
grateful  to Almighty God for the civil, political and religious liberties
we  enjoy.
Maine  1820, Preamble  . We the  People of Maine acknowledging with grateful
hearts the goodness of the  Sovereign Ruler of the Universe in affording us
an opportunity … And  imploring His aid and direction.
Maryland  1776, Preamble  We, the  people of the state of Maryland, grateful
to Almighty God for our civil and religious liberty…
Massachusetts  1780, Preamble . We…the  people of Massachusetts,
acknowledging with grateful hearts, the goodness of the Great Legislator  of
the Universe . In the course of His Providence, an opportunity and  devoutly
imploring His direction ..
Michigan  1908, Preamble Le. We, the  people of the State of Michigan,
grateful  to Almighty God for the blessings of freedom establish this
Constitution.
Minnesota , 1857, Preamble . We, the  people of the State of Minnesota,
grateful to God for our civil and religious liberty, and desiring to
perpetuate  its blessings:
Mississippi 1890, Preamble . We, the  people of Mississippi in  convention
assembled, grateful to Al mighty God, and invoking His  blessing on our
work. 
Missouri  1845, Preamble . We, the  people of Missouri, with profound
reverence for the Supreme Ruler of the Universe, and grateful  for His
goodness . Establish this Constitution . 
Montana  1889, Preamble. We, the  people of Montana, grateful  to Almighty
God for the
Blessings of  liberty establish this Constitution .
Nebraska 1875, Preamble . We, the  people, grateful to Almighty God for our
freedom . Establish this Constitution.
Nevada  1864, Preamble . We the  people of the State of Nevada, grateful  to
Almighty God for our freedom establish this Constitution 
New  Hampshire  1792, Part  I.  Art. I. Sec. V . Every  individual has a
natural and unalienable right to worship God according to the dictates of
his own conscience. 
New  Jersey  1844, Preamble . We, the  people of the State of New Jersey,
grateful to Almighty God for civil  and religious liberty which He hath so
long permitted us to enjoy, and  looking to Him for a blessing on our
endeavors.
New  Mexico 1911, Preamble . We, the  People of New Mexico, grateful to
Almighty God for the blessings of liberty
New  York 1846, Preamble . We, the  people of the State of New  York,
grateful  to Almighty God for our freedom, in order to secure its
blessings. 
North  Carolina  1868, Preamble . We the  people of the State of North
Carolina, grateful to Almighty God, the Sovereign Ruler of Nations, for our
civil, political, and religious  liberties, and acknowledging our dependence
upon Him for the continuance  of those
North  Dakota 1889, Preamble . We , the  people of North Dakota, grateful
to Almighty God for the blessings of civil and religious liberty, do
ordain…
Ohio  1852, Preamble . We the  people of the state of Ohio, grateful  to
Almighty God for our freedom, to secure its blessings and to promote  our
common 
Oklahoma  1907, Preamble . Invoking  the guidance of Almighty God, in order
to secure and perpetuate the  blessings of liberty … establish this .
Oregon 1857, Bill of Rights,  Article  I.  Section 2. All men  shall be
secure in the Natural right, to worship Almighty God according  to the
dictates of their consciences..
Pennsylvania  1776, Preamble We, the  people of Pennsylvania, grateful to
Almighty God for the blessings of  civil and religious liberty, and humbly
invoking His  guidance
Rhode  Island 1842, Preamble. We the  People of the State of Rhode Island
grateful to Almighty God for the civil and religious liberty which He hath
so long permitted us to enjoy,  and looking to Him for a blessing
South  Carolina, 1778, Preamble . We, the  people of he State of South
Carolina grateful to  God for our liberties, do ordain and establish this
Constitution. 
South  Dakota  1889, Preamble . We, the  people of South  Dakota, grateful
to Almighty God for our civil and religious liberties
Tennessee  1796, Art. XI.III. That all  men have a natural and indefeasible
right to worship Almighty God according to the dictates of their
conscience… 
Texas  1845, Preamble . We the  People of the Republic of Texas,
acknowledging, with gratitude, the grace and beneficence of God.
Utah  1896, Preamble . Grateful  to Almighty God for life and liberty, we
establish this Constitution.
Vermont 1777, Preamble . Whereas  all government ought to enable the
individuals who compose it to enjoy  their natural rights, and other
blessings which the Author of Existence has bestowed on man .
Virginia 1776, Bill of Rights, XVI Religion,  or the Duty which we owe our
Creator can be directed only by Reason and  that it is the mutual duty of
all to practice Christian Forbearance,  Love and Charity towards each other
Washington 1889, Preamble . We the  People of the State of Washington,
grateful to the Supreme Ruler of the Universe for our liberties, do ordain
this Constitution
West Virginia  1872, Preamble . Since  through Divine Providence we enjoy
the blessings of civil, political and  religious liberty, we, the people of
West Virginia reaffirm  our faith in and constant reliance upon God ..
Wisconsin  1848, Preamble . We, the  people of Wisconsin, grateful  to
Almighty God for our freedom, domestic tranquility
Wyoming 1890, Preamble . We, the  people of the State of Wyoming, grateful
to God for our civil, political, and religious liberties .. establish  this
Constitution.

After  reviewing acknowledgments of God from all 50 state constitutions, one
is  faced with the prospect that maybe, the ACLU and the out -of-control
federal courts  are wrong! If you found  this to be “Food for thought..”
copy and send to as many as you think  will be enlightened as I hope you
were  .

(Please  note that at no time is anyone told that they MUST worship  God. )
“Those  people who will not be governed by God will be ruled by tyrants.” –
William Penn

GOD  BLESS AMERICA

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One Response to “DO YOU KNOW THE PREAMBLE TO YOUR STATE?”

  1. Florian said

    Hi,
    I found your blog via google by accident and have to admit that youve a really interesting blog 🙂
    Just saved your feed in my reader, have a nice day 🙂

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