Amendments of Eiradun

Amendment I

The Quim shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof, less that religion be found by unanimous vote of both the Senate and the Circle of Dentoni to be dangerous to the peoples of Eiradun. The Quim shall make no law abridging the freedom of a women’s speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Senate or Circle of Dentoni for a redress of grievances.

Amendment II

A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free country, the right of women to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.

Amendment III

No soldier, of lesser rank than Dentoni, shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.

Amendment IV

The right of the citizens of Eiradun to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.

Amendment V

No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Judge or Magistrate, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the militia, when in actual service in time of war or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.

Amendment VI

In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy trial, by an impartial Judge or Magistrate of the district wherein the crime shall have been committed or at her bequest the Quim herself, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against her; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in her favor, and to have the assistance of counsel for her defense.

Amendment VII

Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments, as defined by the Quim, be inflicted.

Amendment VIII

The powers not delegated to Eiradun by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the Cities and Lands of Eiradun, are reserved to the Quim.

Amendment IX

Section 1.

Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within Eiradun, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.

Section 2.

The Quim and the Senate shall have powers to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

Amendment X

Section 1.

All persons born or naturalized in Eiradun, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of Eiradun and of the City or Land wherein they reside. No City or Land of Eiradun shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of Eiradun; nor shall any City or Land or Eiradun deprive any women of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any women within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.

Section 2.

No person shall be a Senator or Member of the Circle of Dentoni, or hold any office, civil or military, under Eiradun, or under any City or Land of Eiradun, who, having previously taken an oath, as a member of the Circle of Dentoni, or as an officer of Eiradun, or as an executive or judicial officer of any court of Eiradun, to support the Constitution of Eiradun, shall have engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the same, or given aid or comfort to the enemies thereof. But the Quim may choose to remove such disability, with the full support of the Circle of Dentoni.

Section 3.

The validity of the public debt of Eiradun, authorized by law, including debts incurred for payment of pensions and bounties for services in suppressing insurrection or rebellion, shall not be questioned. But neither Eiradun nor any Lands or Cities therein shall assume or pay any debt or obligation incurred in aid of insurrection or rebellion against Eiradun, or any claim for the loss or emancipation of any slave or serf; but all such debts, obligations and claims shall be held illegal and void.

Section 4.

The Quim and the Senate shall have power to enforce, by appropriate legislation, the provisions of this article.

Amendment XI

Section 1.

The rights of citizens of Eiradon shall not be denied or abridged by Eiradon or by any Land or City therein on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.

Section 2.

The Quim and Circle of Dentoni shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

Amendment XII

Section 1.

After one year from the ratification of this article the manufacture, sale, or transportation of the drug known as NZT within, the importation thereof into, or the exportation thereof from Eiradon and all territory subject to the jurisdiction thereof for any purpose is hereby prohibited.

Section 2.

The Quim, The Circle of Dentoni and the Cities and Lands of Eiradon shall have concurrent power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

Amendment XIII

The right of citizens of Eiradun to participate in EAT shall not be denied or abridged by the Eiradon or by land or city therein on account of sex.

The Senate shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

Amendments of Eiradun

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