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" Therefore, to promote their happiness, and to secure the good order and preservation of their government, the people of this commonwealth have a right to invest their legislature with power to authorize and require, and the legislature shall, from time... "
Acts and Resolves Passed by the General Court - Page 4
by Massachusetts - 1892
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The Genevan Reformation and the American Founding

David W. Hall - History - 2005 - 484 pages
...substrata. • Citizens were permitted to authorize their representatives to "make suitable provision . . . for the institution of the Public worship of God,...protestant teachers of piety, religion, and morality." • Each town was responsible for electing its own teachers of religion, who were supported by public...
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Back Fired: A Nation Born for Religious Tolerance No Longer Tolerates Religion

William J. Federer - History - 2005 - 287 pages
...MASSACHUSETTS CONSTITUTION 1780: Part l, Article lll. Towns, parishes, precincts, and other bodies-politic or religious societies, to make suitable provision,...for the institution of the public worship of God and the support and maintenance of public Protestant teachers of piety, religion, and morality in all cases...
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Roger Williams

Edwin S. Gaustad - History - 2005 - 160 pages
...tied the church to the state in Massachusetts. Up until that time, the state's constitution called "for the support and maintenance of public Protestant teachers of piety, religion, and morality." Taxes continued to be collected for that purpose, and consciences continued to be insulted by the government's...
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Gag Order

Gary Cass - Religion - 2005 - 127 pages
...legislature ... authorize ... the several towns ... to make adequate provision at their own expense, for the support and maintenance of public Protestant teachers of piety, religion and morality." Part 2, (1784) "[Provides that no person be elected governor, senator, representative or member of...
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The Heart of the Commonwealth: Society and Political Culture in Worcester ...

John L. Brooke - History - 2005 - 472 pages
...However, these restrictions were amply provided for in the body of Article III, which stipulated that the "several towns, parishes, precincts, and other bodies politic, or religious societies" were "to make suitable provision ... for the institution of the public worship of GOD, and for the...
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A Nation Under God?: The ACLU and Religion in American Politics

Thomas L. Krannawitter, Daniel C. Palm - History - 2005 - 247 pages
...whose instructions they can Conscientiously and conveniently attend— PROVIDED notwithstanding, that the several towns, parishes, precincts, and other bodies politic, or religious societies, shall, at all times, have the exclusive right of electing their public Teachers, and of contracting...
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Religionsverfassungsrecht in vergleichender und internationaler Perspektive

Christian Walter - Law - 2006 - 664 pages
...piety, religion, and morality: Therefore, [...] the people of this commonwealth have a right to invest their legislature with power to authorize and require,...the several towns, parishes, precincts, and other bodies-politic or religious societies to make suitable provision, at their own expense, for the institution...
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In God We Trust: How the Supreme Court's First Amendment Decisions Affect ...

Kathryn Page Camp - Religion - 2006 - 210 pages
...order and preservation of their government, the people of this Commonwealth have a right to invest their legislature with power to authorize and require,...the several towns, parishes, precincts, and other bodiespolitic, or religious societies, to make suitable provision, at their own expense, for the institution...
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World Yearbook of Education: The Education Explosion

George Z. F. Bereday, Joseph A. Lauwerys - Education - 2005 - 516 pages
...legislature with power to authorise and require, and the legislature shall, from time to time, authorise and require the several towns, parishes, precincts,...societies, to make suitable provision, at their own expence, for the institution of the public worship of God, and for the support and maintenance of public...
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EVOLUTION: A Grand Monument to Human Stupidity

Daniel Jappah - Science - 2007 - 428 pages
...corporate, or religious societies within this state, to make adequate provision at their own expence, for the support and maintenance of public protestant teachers of piety, religion and morality: ... And every denomination of Christians demeaning themselves quietly, and as good subjects of the...
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