The Constitutional Prohibitionist: Or, Prohibition by the People

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National Temperance Society and Publication House, 1889 - 63 страница

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Страница 13 - No person shall manufacture for sale, or sell, or keep for sale, as a beverage any intoxicating liquors whatever, including ale, wine and beer. The general assembly shall by law prescribe regulations for the enforcement of the prohibition herein contained, and shall thereby provide suitable penalties for the violation of the provisions hereof.) [The foregoing amendment was adopted at a special election held on June 27, 1882.
Страница 56 - ... prohibition, as embodied in the Constitution and laws of Kansas, might fail if the right of each citizen to manufacture intoxicating liquors for his own use as a beverage were recognized. Such a right does not inhere in citizenship. Nor can it be said that government interferes with or impairs any one's constitutional rights of liberty or of property when it determines that the manufacture and sale of intoxicating drinks, for general or individual use, as a beverage, are, or may become, hurtful...
Страница 12 - The. manufacture of Intoxicating liquors, not Including cider, and the sale and keeping for sale of intoxicating liquors, are and shall be forever prohibited. Except, however, that the sale and keeping for sale of such liquors for medicinal and mechanical purposes and the arts, and the «ale and keeping for sale of elder may be permitted under such regulations as the legislature may provide.
Страница 55 - If, therefore, a state deems the absolute prohibition of the manufacture and sale within her limits of intoxicating liquors for other than medical, scientific, and manufacturing purposes, to be necessary to the peace and security of society, the courts cannot, without usurping 'legislative functions, override the will of the people as thus expressed by their chosen representatives.
Страница 12 - The manufacture and sale of intoxicating liquors shall be forever prohibited in this State, except for medical, scientific and mechanical purposes.
Страница 48 - It is true I cannot prevent the introduction of the flowing poison ; gain-seeking and corrupt men will for profit and sensuality, defeat my wishes ; but nothing will induce me to derive a revenue from the vice and misery of my people.
Страница 54 - ... to the Legislature, to be chosen at the next general election of Senators...
Страница 55 - To redress the deprivation, under color of any State law, statute, ordinance, regulation, custom or usage, of any right, privilege or immunity secured by the Constitution of the United States...
Страница 48 - Luxury, my Lords, is to be taxed, but vice prohibited, let the difficulties in executing the law be what they will. Would you lay a tax upon a breach of the Ten Commandments? Would not such a tax be wicked and scandalous ; because it would imply an.
Страница 55 - ... out of view the fact within the knowledge of all that the public health, the public morals, and the public safety may be endangered by the general use of Intoxicating drinks...

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