Skip to comments.New gun law excludes ND state hospital workers
Posted on 05/02/2011 6:26:14 PM PDT by marktwain
Employees at North Dakota's state mental hospital in Jamestown won't be allowed to keep guns in their vehicles while they're at work.
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And then there are the patients...
>>There is a prison on the grounds of this hospital. Prisons were excepted under the law.
ND Constitution — Art 1, Section 1.
All individuals are by nature equally free and independent and have certain inalienable rights, among which are those of **enjoying and defending life and liberty;** acquiring, possessing and protecting property and reputation; **pursuing and obtaining safety** and happiness; and **to keep and bear arms for the defense of their person, family, property,** and the state, and for lawful hunting, recreational, and other lawful purposes, **which shall not be infringed.**
****Art 1, Section 20. To guard against transgressions of the high powers which we have delegated, we declare that everything in this article is excepted out of the general powers of government and shall forever remain inviolate.****
Art 1, Section24. The provisions of this constitution are **mandatory and prohibitory unless, by express words, they are declared to be otherwise.**
Illegal, Illegal, and Illegal.
Three times, so I’ll throw in the fourth which makes it Federal in nature:
[Hint: the 14th Amendment expressly forbids the States from infringing on Due Process, and as due process here must needs be the altering of the State Constitution (which did not happen) this _IS_ a violation of the 14th Amendment.]