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Zachary Garza Texas Govt. 2306 6:00-8:50 Nov. 2nd 2016 Texas Constitution Sec. 1. FREEDOM AND SOVEREIGNTY OF STATE. Texas is a free and independent State, subject only to the Constitution of the United States, and the maintenance of our free institutions and the perpetuity of the Union depend upon the preservation of the right of local self- government, unimpaired to all the States.I believe section 1.1 of the Texas constitution is the most significant right because it is referring to Texas being under the bill of rights of our nation. Within the bill of right we have our amendments. Our first amendment covers our foundation and basic right. These being our freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly and freedom to petition our government to right wrongs that occur. Through this the government can not establish a religion here in the US. Many of us here in the US today are here because of family who fled for freedom of religion in the past. We also can not be jailed or be fined for what we say or write, aside from a few circumstances. We
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