Religious Freedom

Florida Ballot Measure - Ballot (8)

Election: Nov. 6, 2012 (General)
Outcome: Failed

Yes: 3441128  (44.53%)
No: 4286376  (55.47%)

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Summary

Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution providing that no individual or entity may be denied, on the basis of religious identity or belief, governmental benefits, funding or other support, except as required by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, and deleting the prohibition against using revenues from the public treasury directly or indirectly in aid of any church, sect, or religious denomination or in aid of any sectarian institution.

Measure Text

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE I, SECTION 3

RELIGIOUS FREEDOM

Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution providing that no individual or entity may be denied, on the basis of religious identity or belief, governmental benefits, funding, or other support, except as required by the First Amendment to the United PL-01, The Capitol, Tallahassee, FLorida 32399-1050,Telephone (850) 414-3300 Fax (850) 487-2564 States Constitution, and deleting the prohibition against using revenues from the public treasury directly or indirectly in aid of any church, sect, or religious denomination or in aid of any sectarian institution.