CRC - 2017 P 4 By Commissioner Martinez martinezr-00002-17 20174__ 1 A proposal to amend 2 Section 3 of Article I of the State Constitution to 3 remove the prohibition against using public revenues 4 in aid of any church, sect, or religious denomination 5 or any sectarian institution. 6 7 Be It Proposed by the Constitution Revision Commission of 8 Florida: 9 10 Section 3 of Article I of the State Constitution is amended 11 to read: 12 ARTICLE I 13 DECLARATION OF RIGHTS 14 SECTION 3. Religious freedom.—There shall be no law 15 respecting the establishment of religion or prohibiting or 16 penalizing the free exercise thereof. Religious freedom shall 17 not justify practices inconsistent with public morals, peace or 18 safety.
No revenue of the state or any political subdivision or19 agency thereof shall ever be taken from the public treasury20 directly or indirectly in aid of any church, sect, or religious21 denomination or in aid of any sectarian institution.