Amendment 8 - Religious Freedom

Published On: Sep 17 2012 12:17:26 PM EDT   Updated On: Sep 17 2012 01:52:11 PM EDT

This amendment would overturn a part of the state Constitution that blocks taxpayer funds from being spent on religious institutions, including any churches, sects and religious denominations. The new language, replacing a provision in the Constitution going back more than 125 years, says an individual or entity may not be denied funding, benefits or support based on religious identity or belief.

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