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Amendment [TBD]: Expansion of Rights Act

Offline Sir Salibaic

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on: October 06, 2021, 05:00:18 pm
Amendment [TBD]: Expansion of Rights Act 

Purpose: To expand the freedoms of citizens.

Author(s): Sir Salibaic

Existing Article: Article B: Rights of Citizenship

1. The right to freedom of speech and free expression of political views.

1.1. This right shall not allow citizens to circumvent rules put in place on any offsite venue, as long as these rules are solely for the prevention of spam, flaming, impersonation, doxxing, harassment, to comply with a platform's terms of service, or similar.

1.1.1. Doxxing is defined as publishing private or identifying information about an individual without their consent.
1.1.2. Harassment is defined as repeated or continuing contact serving no useful purpose except to create alarm, annoyance, or cause emotional distress.
1.1.3. Impersonation is defined as deliberately attempting to mislead people to believe that you are a government official or a person who is a candidate for elected office.

1.2. Government officials shall be subject to restrictions on this right as it pertains to the release of information which if released, could threaten the safety and security of the Union.

2. The right to freedom of the press.
3. The right to protest freely and petition the government for the redress of any grievances.
4. The right to a fair trial.
5. The right to run for government office.

5.1. If a candidate in any election fails to answer all questions asked to them by the Founder or Speaker of the House within the debate period, they shall be disqualified from that election.

6. No citizen shall have to answer for a crime committed prior to that act being made criminal.
7. No citizen shall be forced into military or government service without their clear consent.

New Article: Article B: Rights of Citizenship

1. The right to freedom of speech and free expression of political views.

1.1. This right shall not allow citizens to circumvent rules put in place on any offsite venue, as long as these rules are solely for the prevention of spam, flaming, impersonation, doxxing, harassment, to comply with a platform's terms of service, or similar.

1.1.1. Doxxing is defined as publishing private or identifying information about an individual without their consent.
1.1.2. Harassment is defined as repeated or continuing contact serving no useful purpose except to create alarm, annoyance, or cause emotional distress.
1.1.3. Impersonation is defined as deliberately attempting to mislead people to believe that you are a government official or a person who is a candidate for elected office.

1.2. Government officials shall be subject to restrictions on this right as it pertains to the release of information which if released, could threaten the safety and security of the Union.

2. The right to freedom of the press.
3. The right to protest freely and petition the government for the redress of any grievances.
4. The right to a fair trial.
5. The right to run for government office.

5.1. If a candidate in any election fails to answer all questions asked to them by the Founder or Speaker of the House within the debate period, they shall be disqualified from that election.

6. No citizen shall have to answer for a crime committed prior to that act being made criminal.
7. No citizen shall be forced into military or government service without their clear consent.

8. The right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion without favour or interference.
8.1. No religion may be endorsed or recognised as its official religion by a public institution or body of the Union, its states, or its territories.

9. The right to form and to join trade unions for the protection of their interests.


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Reply #1 on: October 16, 2021, 11:33:51 am
This amendment has failed to pass in the House of Representatives with the voting records being as follows:
AYE:
New Waltonburg [F]

NAY:
Empire of Elysium [F]
Tigslarlowducken [ I ]
Azerubia [F]

ABSTAIN:
Caduceo [ I ]
Caribou Island [UPP]
Salibaic [F]
Sidervida [F]
West Kronisia [UPP]