Georgia Constitution, 1777

CONSTITUTION

Georgia

1777

Art. LVI. All persons whatever shall have the free exercise of their religion; provided it be not repugnant to the peace and safety of the State; and shall not, unless by consent, support any teacher or teachers except those of their own profession.

Source: A Nation Dedicated to Religious Liberty 117-118 (Adams and Emmerich: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1990)