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Text of Amendment 17


The language in this proposal is language to be added to the Colorado Constitution. Words that appear
in all capital letters indicate new material to be added, words in strike-type indicate material to be deleted.
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Parental Rights

Be it Enacted by the People of the State of Colorado:

Article II, section 3 of the Colorado constitution is amended to read:
(3) Inalienable rights. All persons have certain natural, essential and inalienable rights, among which may be reckoned the right of enjoying and defending their lives and liberties; of acquiring, possessing and protecting property; and of seeking and obtaining their safety and happiness; AND OF PARENTS TO DIRECT AND CONTROL THE UPBRINGING, EDUCATION, VALUES, AND DISCIPLINE OF THEIR CHILDREN.

 
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