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Constitutional Amendment #7 Vote No

 

October 27, 2022



In reading Act 246 from the 2022 Legislative Session, there are concerns about Amendment No. 7 on the November 8 ballot. It proposes changes to Article I, Sec. 3 of the Constitution of Louisiana----prohibiting slavery and involuntary servitude. The Amendment proposes to delete “except in the latter case as punishment for a crime” from §3(B)(1). It proposes the enactment of a new subpart, (B)(2), to indicate that the prohibition against slavery and involuntary servitude does not apply to the “otherwise lawful administration of criminal justice.” The phrase “otherwise lawful a...



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