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Amendment 18

Renegalle

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on: May 04, 2020, 03:33:57 pm
Amendment 18: Updates to Article B

Purpose: To better define rights to ensure that they are adequately protected while still ensuring that moderation can take place without violating any of these tenets.

Existing Section, Article B: Rights of Citizenship

1. The right to freedom of speech.
1.1. This right shall not allow citizens to circumvent rules put in place on all offsite venues, as long as these rules are solely for the prevention of spam, flaming, blackmail, or similar.
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 a fair trial.
3. The right to protest freely and petition the government for the redress of any grievances.
4. The right to run for public office.
4.1. 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.
5. The right to freedom of the press.
6. The right to freely express and hold one's own political views.
7. No citizen shall have to answer for a crime committed prior to that act being made criminal.

New Section, 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.

[Edited to comply with HB28 clause 3]
« Last Edit: May 21, 2020, 07:30:14 pm by Renegalle »


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Reply #1 on: May 04, 2020, 04:31:13 pm
This amendment has passed the House and is now awaiting voting from the region

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Reply #2 on: May 21, 2020, 07:27:37 pm
I hereby sign this Amendment to the Constitution into law.