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    The Constitution of the United Federation of Neonesian States

    Preamble - In recognition that the initial lands this nation is founded upon are manufactured new islands they shall be know as Neonesia. We the Self-empowered People of Neonesia, in Order to form a Sovereign Nation based upon the secular principles of Equity, Pragmatism, and Sustainability, and to provide for the civic justice, tranquility, order and security necessary to a free nation and it’s people, establish this Constitution for the United Federation of Neonesian States. Ever vigilant that the perfect is the enemy of the good, this constitution shall serve as the guarantee that the Citizenry shall never be excluded from the direction and destiny of their own nation. The United Federation of Neonesian States shall be a nation built upon a union free States who have by the ordainment of their people ratified this Constitution.

    Article 1 – Constitutional Model of Law. In the spirit of accurate and efficient interpretation and implementation of the Constitution it has been written in the plain and direct language of the day. It is critical that Laws of, and for, the People shall not be held in mystery or contention to them. The plain and direct language and format of the Constitution shall serve as a model for any subsequent Laws implemented by the Federation, and the States and Localities therein. While it is within the sovereign rights of the States, and Locality therein, to establish a form of governance which best serves their People’s interests and desires, non shall possess Laws which are contrary to the statements and intentions of the Constitution.

    Section 1 – Reading and Interpretation. This Constitution shall be interpreted in context to it’s entirety.

    Section 2 – Common Terminology. In the interest of accurate and efficient text, the common terms used and defined herein shall be universally applied and interpreted throughout the Constitution and Laws of the Federation, unless denoted as beyond their universal Constitutional context.

    Section 3 – Cross Reference. When prudent a term, action, function, or expectation shall be referenced in brief and then cross referenced to the Article and Section, Sub-section and Exception (if applicable) of the Constitution which defines it as such “ADB (CA.#,S.#.#.#,E.#)”.

    Article 2 – Destiny and Design of a Nation. The tradition has long been established that sovereign nations have set fourth into the World and History with an assured sense of destiny, The United Federation of Neonesian States shall be no different. It is with the mandate of the People, that this Nation shall endeavor to step into the future with the direction of purpose to be the Paramount of Advancement.

    Section 1 – Immigration. This Nation is comprised of lands which have literally been built, therefore the desired immigrant shall be a Person who has the interest and capability to lend him/herself to the task of advancing the tangible and intellectual assets of the society and lands he/she shall inhabit. Equity shall be the determinant when admitting immigrants, a Person who possesses skills or resources of practical value shall receive priority over one who is lacking. The Federation as a deliberate society shall not be the simple depository of the desperate and lost souls who are merely escaping an objectionable homeland.

    Section 2 – The Land. Until the Federation is invited to inhabit the natural Lands of Earth, it shall be comprised primarily of permanently populated Stations, Vessels, and manufactured “Islands” which shall inhabit previously unclaimed and available territories on and below the surface of Earth’s Oceans, and eventually the orbits and surfaces of extraterrestrial bodies.

    Section 3 – The Laws and Taxation. The Federation shall endeavor to function with the minimum amount of Laws and enforcements necessary to ensure Equity, Pragmatism, and Sustainability.

    1 – No Prohibition, other than those regarding Neolithic Reservations, which has been legislated by Congress, or the States or Localities therein, shall be enforced without evidence that the prohibited act or property has caused harm or damage to any unwilling participants or bystanders, or to their property.

    2 – No Law shall be kept which has been rendered redundant or obsolete by a new Law, or change in circumstance.

    3 – No tax of income or property shall be levied against the Citizens and Residents of the Federation.

    4 – No tax of equitable barter shall be levied against the People of the Federation.

    Section 4 – The Goals of Destiny. It is absurd that any Nation would exist without the expectation and pursuit of Greatness and the Federation shall be no exception. With the founding principles of Equity, Pragmatism, and Sustainability as it’s guiding wind, the Federation Ordains unto itself the Mandate of attaining the highest level of Social and Technological advancement possible.

    1 – The principles of Fractal Geometry, Common Process, and Compatible Design shall be the priority methodology by which Social and Technological advancement is pursued and achieved.

    2 – All processes and equipment should be as efficient, and have a minimal environment detriment, as is practical with regard to their end use and necessary performance and durability requirements.

    1 – All packaging and products of a disposable nature shall be minimally constructed and fully recyclable by contemporary standards.

    2 – Nonrenewable resources shall be used only when a comparable renewable counterpart is unavailable. When a nonrenewable resource must be relied upon, it shall become a priority to development a suitable renewable replacement for it.

    3 – All structures and vehicles shall be designed and constructed to be appropriate and durable to the environment in which they shall be used.

    3 – The vast unclaimed portions of sea and space are all that the World has left for us to explore, inhabit, and colonize, so we shall pursue them with a boldness and vigor the World has not seen before. We are the People of the “New Island” and as such, must earn our reputation.

    1 – The technologies necessary to explore, inhabit, and colonize sea and space shall be a top priority of research and development sponsored by the Public Trust.

    2 – Our sovereign right to explore, traverse, inhabit, and colonize unclaimed and uninhabited regions shall not infringed upon.

    4 – The research and development of such genetic and biological, robotic and computational, molecular and nano, atomic and subatomic technologies shall be pursued and sponsored by the Public Trust.

    5 – We shall, in good faith, recognize the existence and sovereignty of the established Nations and viable Micro-nations of the World. We shall, in good faith, respect and acknowledge the Conventions of International Maritime Law, in so much that they don’t infringe upon or neglect our rights of Existence, Sovereignty, and free transit. Exceptions;

    1 – We reserve the right to abandon our recognition of the existence and sovereignty any established Nation or viable Micro-nation which we have defeated in war.

    6 – All elected, appointed, and hired holders of the offices/posts of the Public Trust shall be compensated equitably to their responsibilities and merits, in respect to the wages and conditions of the People.

    Section 5 – National Identity and Institutions. The Seagull shall be the National Bird and Symbol of the Federation. The Seagull, being a successful and durable creature of the land, sea, and sky, is a fitting Symbol for the Federation. The Federation shall adopt the Metric System for use in it’s weights and measures. It shall be the responsibility of Congress to commission and adopt the additional symbols and institutions of National Identity prescribed herein.

    1 – A flag which shall be a suitable representation of the Federation far into the future.

    2 – A National Anthem shall speak to the independent, inventive and resolute spirit of a Nation that has manufactured it’s own Lands.

    3 – A Pledge of allegiance.

    4 – A contemporary and secular calender which is appropriate to the natural rhythms of the environment.

    5 – A specific Neonesian Language, which is unique and indigenous to the Federation, to eventually replace English as the Official Language.

    6 – A host of National flora, fauna, and mineral.

    7 – Each Military vessel with a standard compliment of at least fifty personnel shall be adorned with a figurehead, which shall be distinctive to it’s registry.

    Section 6 – Hybrid Economy. The Federation shall endeavor to balance the vices and virtues capitalism and socialism.

    1 – When prudent the Federation shall prefer to regulate commerce and industry through competition by sustainably managed industries held by the Public Trust.

    2 – When prudent the Federation shall prefer to provide the necessary services of the Public Trust through contracted private agancies.

    Section 7 – War. The Federation shall not initiate any war of aggression or expansion against a Foreign Nation. The Federation shall hold Foreign Nations accountable for the hostile actions of their people. The Federation shall reserve the right to retain any foreign assets captured in the course of war as restitution for war waged against the Federation.

    Article 3 – The People. Being the true and rightful power of the Federation, the People shall have certain Rights, Privileges, and Responsibilities placed upon them. The Federation, or the States and Localities therein, shall have no more authority over the People than the People themselves ordain or tolerate. In context to the Constitution and Laws of the Federation People shall consist of all Citizens, Residents, and Guests (who have attained lawful entrance) of the Federation.

    Section 1- Citizenship. Citizenship of the Federation shall be an earned privilege, and shall not be considered a right of residence.

    1 – To be granted full and Vested Citizenship a Person must fulfill all of the qualifications of Citizenship as prescribed herein. Vested Citizenship shall not be revoked for any reason other than for conviction of a Constitutional Crime.

    1 – Residency for no less than six years.

    2 – Completion of two years of Combined Armed Forces Defense and Survival Training.

    3 – Completion two years of active duty in the Combined Armed Forces or Militia.

    4 – Completion two years of Community service.

    5 – Pass a Federation standardized primary education proficiency exit test.

    2 – Any single qualification of Vested Citizenship, except the passing of a Federation standardized primary education proficiency exit test, may be substituted by any one of the following electives.

    1 – Perform any single act of heroism, benefiting the Federation or the People, and is recognized by any three holders of a Primary Office or Post of the Public Trust of the Federation, or States and Localities therein.

    2 – Completion a term of service of an elected or appointed Office or Post of the Public Trust of the Federation, or States Localities therein.

    3 – Survive a lethal disaster within Federation jurisdiction as recognized by the Federation, or States and Localities therein.

    4 – Completion of two years of service as a licensed educator, doctor, nurse, or Emergency Medical Response technician.

    5 – Completion of two years of service as a Law Enforcement Officer or firefighter.

    3 – Those Persons who have not yet fulfilled all of the requirements for Vested Citizenship may be granted Provisional Citizenship. Provisional Citizenship shall for all intents and purposes be regarded in kind with Vested Citizenship. Provisional Citizenship may be granted for passing a Federation standardized primary education proficiency exit test and any three of the following reasons. Provisional Citizenship, if not elevated to Vested Citizenship, shall expire ten years from the date of granting, thereby reverting the Person to the status of Resident.

    1 – Residency for no less than two years.

    2 – Completion of one year of Combined Armed Forces Defense and Survival Training.

    3 – Entrance into the Combined Armed Forces or Militia.

    4 – Completion one year of Community service.

    5 – Perform any single act of heroism, benefiting the Federation or the People, and is recognized by any three holders of a Primary Office or Post of the Public Trust of the Federation, or States and Localities therein.

    6 – Complete a term of service of an elected or appointed Office or Post of the Public Trust of the Federation, or States Localities therein.

    7 – Survive a lethal disaster within Federation jurisdiction as recognized by the Federation.

    4 – No Person shall be made, or kept as, a Citizen of the Federation, or under any State, who has engaged in treason or insurrection against the People and/or Constitution of the Federation, or given aid or comfort to the enemies thereof.

    1 – But Congress may by a Wide Majority of either Board, remove such disability.

    2 – The validity of the public debt of the Federation, authorized by law, including debts incurred for payment of pensions and bounties for services in suppressing insurrection or rebellion, shall not be questioned.

    3 – But neither the Federation, nor any State shall assume or pay any debt or obligation incurred in aid of insurrection or rebellion against the Federation, or any claim for the loss of any property; but all such debts, obligations and claims shall be held illegal and void.

    Section 2 – Civil Rights and Liberties. No branch of the Government of the Federation, or the States and Localities therein, shall make or enforce any Law that inhibits, nullifies, or minimizes these guaranteed Civil Rights and Liberties of any Person. The enumeration in the Constitution of the following rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage the Rights of other Persons.

    1 – Freedoms of individual thought and expression shall be held among the most critical rights of any Free People.

    1 - Freedom of, and from, Religion, all Persons may choose for themselves to follow, practice and observe the tenets and traditions of whichever religious, spiritual, enlightenment, secular or atheistic philosophical path they choose. The Federation, and the States and Localities therein, shall not display or promote the text and/or symbols of any religion. Exceptions;

    1 – Congress, and/or States reserve the right to limit or restrict the public display/preparation (and any subsequent removal of such) of any holiday to no more than two weeks before, and one week after, the observance date of that holiday.

    2 – Congress, and the States and Localities therein, reserve the right to limit, restrict, or prohibit any religious or spiritual practice which shall force or inflict physical or psychological harm, including mutilation or body modification, marriage, non-familial intimacy, or coupling on anyone who is unwilling and/or below the age of thirteen years.

    3 – A person or Institution shall not proselytize to an unwilling audience.

    2 – The existence of a Free Press is as critical to the security and freedom of the people as the right to bare arms. The right of the Free Press to investigate and report the events, circumstances, and conditions of the know world (accurately and honestly) shall not be infringed upon. Exceptions;

    1 – When in respect to legitimate considerations to National Security.

    2 – The courts and civil security forces may permanently limit identifying information of the victim, and witness of crime to age, gender, and locale of residence.

    3 – The courts and civil security forces shall limit identifying information of the suspect of crime to age, gender, and locale of residence until such time that the person is convicted under due process of law. Excepting that in the interest of protecting the public from a know predator, a warrant may be issued to release a more detailed profile of said predator.

    4 – Defamation, libel, and/or slander.

    5 – The willful false reporting of disaster or crisis which may incite panic.

    6 – The willful inciting or threatening of death or violence to another Person.

    7 – The willful inciting or threatening of theft, damage, or destruction of property.

    3 – Freedom of individual Speech and Expression, Peaceful Assembly, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances shall not be infringed upon. Exceptions;

    1 – ADB (CA.3,S.2.1.2,E.1-7)

    4 – The right of Citizens of the Federation to vote in any primary or other election shall not be denied or abridged by the Federation, or States or Locality therein, for any reason. ADB (CA.3,S.5.3)

    5 – No person shall be denied social services or benefits, employment, housing, admission, attendance, organization membership, or commerce by public or private providers on the basis of mutation, defect or malady, body modification, race, color of skin, religion, creed, political affiliation, age, gender, gender or sexual orientation, ethnic origin, or marital status. Exceptions;

    1 – Minimum age as determined by safety or performance standards.

    2 – A mutation, defect or malady is contrary to legitimate health, safety, or performance standards.

    3 – ADB (CA.3,S.5.3)

    4 – ADB (CA.3,S.5.4)

    6 – No Citizen shall have his/her vote coerced by any manor.

    2 – Freedoms of Personal Security and Defense. It is essential to freedom that People shall be ordained and expected to provide for their own immediate safety.

    1 – As an armed Citizenry is necessary to the security and freedom or the People, the right of Citizens to keep and bear arms (including and especially military arms) shall not be infringed upon.

    2 – Further the right of Self Defense for all people, who are legally within the jurisdiction of the Federation, to defend themselves, their property, and their companions from criminal harm shall not be infringed upon.

    3 – The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated. No warrants may be issued without probable cause as supported by an affirmation of reason which specifically describes the property and/or person to be searched or seized.

    4 – No soldier shall, in time of peace, or war, be quartered in any home, without the consent of the owner, lease holder, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.

    5 – No Person shall be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law, nor shall private property be taken for public use, without fair market compensation.

    3 – Slavery and/or involuntary servitude shall exist within the Federation, and the States and Localities therein. Exceptions;

    1 – As an equitable punishment for crime as sentenced by due process of Law.

    2 – During a time of War a foreign enemy, is detained as a spoil of war.

    Section 3 – Civil Rights Regarding Arrest, Detainment and Prosecution.

    1 -No Person shall be arrested without being immediately informed of the following.

    1 – The reason for his/her arrest unless the arrest is made in public, decorum shall dictate that the Person not be informed of the reason for arrest until such a time that privacy can be assured. Exceptions;

    1 – While being arrested in public he/she demands three times to be informed of the reason for arrest.

    2 – The name of the facility he/she is being taken to.

    3 – His/her right to remain to not self incriminate.

    4 – His/her right to a Defense Advocate.

    5 – His/her right to fair and expedient trial.

    6 – His/her right to know the accusations and charges against him/her.

    7 – His/her right to post bail.

    2 – No Person shall be tortured, injured, or killed while being arrested, interrogated or otherwise detained, or while the custody of the Courts or Law Enforcement Personnel more than is necessary to facilitate the lawful arrest and/or detainment. Exceptions;

    1 – When a Person is witnessed by a Law Enforcement Officer and by at-least one other witness, to be engaged in the commission of a Class One Felony of violent nature the responding Law Enforcement Officer shall be authorized to use terminal force (without further regard to due process) in defense of the victim.

    3 – In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the following rights.

    1 – To a fair and public trial, by an impartial jury of the lowest applicable jurisdiction in which the crime was alleged to be committed.

    2 – To be arraigned and tried as immediately as the case load and schedule of the applicable jurisdiction may allow.

    3To be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation.

    4To be confronted with the witnesses and evidence against him/her.

    5To have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor.

    6 - To have the assistance of Counsel for his/her defense.

    7 - Bail in excess of the financial means of the accused shall not be required.

    8 - Excessive and/or inequitable fines and/or punishments shall not be imposed.

    9 – No Person shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against him/herself.

    10 – No Person shall tried or held liable same offense twice.

    4 – No person shall be held to answer for a Constitutional, Capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a indictment by a Grand Jury. Exceptions;

    1 – In cases arising in the Combined Armed Forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of war or public danger.

    Section 4 – Private Associations. In respect to the sense of safety and/or comfort found in numbers, Persons shall not be denied the right to establish, maintain, attend, and promote Private Associations including, but not limited to, associations, clubs, groups, organizations, churches, fellowships, leagues, and fraternal orders. Private organizations, which do not as a matter of policy (expressed or implied), conduct in criminal enterprise shall not be harassed, regulated, closed, disbanded, confiscated, or annexed by the Federation, or the States or Localities therein. Exceptions;

    1 – ADB (CA.3,S.2.1.1,E.3)

    1 – Private Associations which may require membership fees and regular dues, hold regular meetings on public or private property, and may receive any funding or sanction from the Public Trust or provide any official service to the Public Trust shall allow membership to any person who has met it’s membership qualifications.

    2 – Private Associations requiring membership fees and regular dues, hold closed and secret regular meetings on private property, receive no funding or sanction from the Public Trust, provide no official service to the Public Trust, and have expressed in writing it’s specific exclusivity have the right to deny or restrict membership to any person. Written expression of the Association’s specific exclusivity must be provided to the person being denied or restricted.

    3 – The People shall have the right to establish and join Trade Unions to the benefit of Fraternal identity and advanced professional training. Trade Union policies shall not be tolerated which place inequitable burden or interference on the operation and/or management of industries, and/or undue financial burden on the consumer.

    Section 5 – Ages of Qualification. In consideration that physical and psychological maturity is determined by age, more than any other single determinant, it is critical that the subject of age be considered in the Constitution.

    1 – The Age of Innocence shall always be any age below the Age of Consent.

    2 – The Age of Consent for all pursuits, not reserved as Adulthood or otherwise regulated by the Constitution and Laws of the Federation, shall initially be considered to be thirteen years of age.

    1 – The States shall reserve the right to allow by Legislation any particular Parental Authorities and Consents over Minors above the Age of Consent within their care.

    2 – If the People so determine that thirteen years of age is insufficient to guard the interests of the People, they may put for a Resolution to determine the new and agreed Age of Consent. Any new Age of Consent shall be no less than thirteen years of age and no more than eighteen years of age.

    3 – The Age of Adulthood shall be eighteen years of age, and shall confer the sovereignty of self determination and self responsibility.

    1 – The Age Of Adulthood shall always determine the Voting Age for Citizens and the minimum ages for peace time military service, unsupervised purchase, possession and/or use firearms and intoxicants.

    2 – If the People so determine that eighteen years of age is insufficient to guard the interests of the People, they may put for a Resolution to determine the new and agreed Age of Adulthood. Any new Age of Adulthood shall be no less than thirteen years of age and no more than twenty five years of age.

    4 – The Age of Confidence shall be twenty five years of age, and shall be the minimum age that a Person may serve as an Assumed, Elected, or Appointed Official in a Primary or Secondary Office or Post of the Public Trust.

    5 – The Ages of Qualification are written in context to Humans. Given the progress of science, and vastness of the unknown, it is likely just a matter of time until a non-human of equitable sentience shall be known. At such a time that a non-human Person shall enter the Federation, it shall be the obligation of the Federation to determine the equitable scale to which Ages of Qualification shall be determined for them.

    1 – The Office of Health and Science shall have jurisdiction to determine and publish an equitable scale of age comparison between the non-human species and humans based on comparable rates of physical and psychological development and maturity.

    2 – The Board of Regents shall have the burden to convert into Law the published scale of comparison.

    Section 6 – Official Language. English shall be the Official Language (written and spoken) of the Federation and shall be used in all public discourse, and announcement, and in all public/private business, service, education and commerce. Exceptions;

    1 – During the conduction of commerce or trade with foreigners who cannot speak English fluently enough to conduct such commerce.

    2 – During the conduction of official diplomacy with foreigners who cannot speak English fluently to conduct such diplomacy.

    3 – During of the teaching of English to a student.

    4 – During the classified and/or secure transmission of information by Combined Armed Forces, Militia, or covert operations personnel.

    5 – During the conduction of religious or spiritual observance.

    6 – ADB (CA.2,S.5.5)

    Article 4 – States and Reservations. Being the infrastructure of the Federation, the Sub Jurisdictions shall have certain Rights, Privileges, and Responsibilities placed upon them. The Federation shall have no more authority over the Sub Jurisdictions than the they themselves have ordained by their willful participation in the Federation, in adherence to the Constitution and Laws therein. Sub Jurisdiction is a collective term applied to all States, Reservations, Confederations, Colonies, and Protectorates.

    Section 1 – Titles and Names. Given the variety of populations, styles of Governance, and Legal Status each Sub Jurisdiction shall be Officially Identified as the “(Stature Title Classification) of (Name)”, by the following prescriptions.

    1 – The Title of a State shall be determined by it’s style of internal Governance.

    1 – The Title of “Cooperative” shall be held and conferred by a State which is Governed solely by the direct participation of it’s People, and has no clear or specific form of Representational and Executive Governance.

    2 – The Title of “Democratic” shall be held and conferred by a State which is Governed an elected, or appointed Executive Office, and by the direct participation of it’s People or by and elected, or appointed Legislative Branch.

    3 – The Title of “Royal” shall be held and conferred by a State which is Governed by an Assumed form of Executive Governance, such as a Kingdom or Principality.

    4 – The Title of “Corporate” shall be held and conferred by a State which is Governed by a Board of Investors and/or a contracted Management Office.

    2 – Each State shall determine it’s own Name.

    Section 2 – States. The Federation shall be a nation built upon a union free States who have by the ordainment of their people ratified this Constitution. Although this Constitution strongly encourages States to adopt a fractal geometry approach to home governance, in similarity to the Federal approach, it does not mandate for, or against, any form of home governance which has the willful ordainment of it’s people.

    1 – A potential State must be invited to join as a member State the Federation by an Equitable Majority consent of both Boards of Congress. Once the invitation to join as a member State the Federation has been extended to the petitioner it shall ratify the Constitution prior to admittance to the Union.

    1 – The Ratification of the Constitution by the petitioner shall be performed by three Delegates who have been individually elected by at least a Narrow Majority of the petitioner’s Populace.

    2 – The invitation to join as a member State the Federation may be solicited by a Wide Majority consent of the Populace of the petitioner.

    3 – Upon ratification, the newly admitted State shall be held as a Provisional State for a period of five years so that it may transition to full compliance with the Constitution and Laws of the Federation.

    2 – A petitioner for Statehood must meet the following qualifications.

    1 – A petitioner for Statehood must formalize it’s desire and reason for Statehood by a Wide Majority vote of it’s Lawful Populace.

    2 – A petitioner for Statehood shall have at least ten thousand People.

    3 – A petitioner for Statehood must possess it’s own tangible assets of habitation, suitable to the sustainable needs of at least twenty percent above it’s current population.

    4 – A petitioner for Statehood must possess a current and functioning system of Governance.

    5 – A petitioner for Statehood must, at the time of petitioning, be free from claim by any other State or Sovereign Nation.

    6 – A petitioner for Statehood must it’s own flag.

    7 – A petitioner for Statehood must host three individually governed Localities.

    3 – Each State is guaranteed the Right of Secession, in time of peace, from the Federation, upon fulfilling all of the following Qualifications of Secession. Upon Secession, a State shall immediately and permanently forfeit any and all Rights, Privileges, and Protections of the Federation. All Persons who return and repatriate to the Federation, within two years of Secession, shall their former Residency or Citizenship reinstated without penalty.

    1 – A Seceding State must formalize in writing to the Congress, Executive Offices, and Supreme Court it’s intention of and reason for Secession, no less than one season prior to it’s intended date of Secession.

    2 – A Seceding State must formalize in writing to the Congress, Executive Trinary, and Supreme Court an equitable plan of financial restitution for any and all assets it has received from the Federation, or other States, within the previous decade.

    3 – A Seceding State shall not, without the consent of Congress, retain custody, possession, or use of Federation property or personnel.

    4 – A Seceding State shall not, retain custody, possession, or use of property or personnel of another State, without the consent of that State’s Governing body.

    5 – A Seceding State must formalize it’s intention of and reason for Secession by a Wide Majority vote of it’s Residents and Citizens.

    6 – During the process of Secession, a Seceding State must allow the safe and free return to the Federation of any interested Residents or Citizens of the Federation.

    7 – For one year following Secession, a Seceded State must allow the safe and free return to the Federation of any interested former Residents or Citizens of the Federation, which if accepted shall be repatriated to their status within the Federation prior to Secession.

    4 – Each State shall honor, in full faith and credit, the public acts, records, and judicial proceedings of every other State. And the Congress may by general Laws prescribe the manner in which such acts, records and proceedings shall be proved, and the effect thereof.

    5 – No new States shall be formed or erected within the lawfully recognized boundaries of any other State, nor any States be formed by the junction of two or more States, or parts of States, without the consent of the Legislatures and Executives of the States concerned as well as of the Congress.

    6 – Nothing in this Constitution shall be so construed as to prejudice any claims of the Federation, or of any particular States.

    7 – Each State shall have the responsibility to organize, equip, and maintain a Militia to provide for it’s internal defense and security.

    1 – Each State shall at all times maintain an active duty roster of no less than one percent of it’s Populace.

    2 – Each State shall hold in Militia Reserve Forces all of it’s Citizens who are not currently enrolled within the Federal Combined Armed Forces.

    3 – Each State, at least, maintain of a Militia Ground Force.

    4 – Each State, when capable and applicable, may also maintain Militia Air, Naval, and Space Forces.

    8 – Each State shall have the responsibility to determine and establish it’s own internal Districts.

    9 – Each State, which has habitable and suitable “land” areas, shall have the responsibility to determine and establish it’s own Naturalized Resources, particularly including what shall be it’s indigenous Landscape, Flora, and Fauna.

    10 – Each State shall be allowed to authorize the establishment of Enclaves, which may not exceed one percent of the State’s territory, within it’s borders, with the consent of Congress.

    11 – The States shall have certain prohibitions placed upon them.

    1 – No State shall enter into any treaty, alliance, or Confederation; grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal.

    2 – No State shall produce, or issue any currency, the value of which is greater than the sum of it’s materials, or emit bills of credit, or regulate the exchange values of any currency without the consent of Congress.

    3 – No State shall pass any ex post facto Law, or Law impairing the, obligation of contracts.

    4 – No State shall, without the consent of the Congress, lay any taxes, tariffs, or duties on imports or exports.

    5 – No State shall enter into any agreement or compact with another State, or with a foreign Power, or engage in war, unless actually invaded, or in such imminent danger as will not admit of delay.

    6 – The powers not delegated to the Federation by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the People.

    Section 3 – Reservations.

    1 – Each State shall provide for a military Reservation suitable for the forts, bases, and/or training facilities necessary for the security of the State and the Federation. Military Reservations shall be made available for use by State Militias.

    2 – Each State which has a habitable and suitable “land” area of at least five square kilometer, shall have the responsibility to host a Neolithic Reservation of Naturalized Habitat, of at least twenty percent of it’s total available “land” area. The Federation shall establish, improve, and maintain Neolithic Reservations in Equitable partnership with the States. Colonies and Protectorates shall be permitted to opt into the Federal Reservation system.

    1 – Neolithic Reservations shall be managed by the Department of Naturalized Resources.

    2 – Neolithic Reservations shall be the true wild lands of their host State, and shall be of the “indigenous” landscape, flora, and fauna of that State.

    3 – Neolithic Reservations shall be primitive zones, devoid of materials and technologies not derived from the naturalized landscape.

    4 – Neolithic Reservations may be inhabited to the point of sustainable population.

    5 – Neolithic Reservations shall be considered as “enter at your own risk”, and shall carry no guarantees of safety, liberty, or Law, other than those afforded by self defense and available tribal Laws, and the Constitution and Laws of the Federation which pertain to the Neolithic Reservations.

    6 – The Rangers of the Department of Naturalized Resources, and Rescue and Recovery services, shall be immune from the technological prohibitions of the Neolithic Reservations, in the course of Reservation business.

    Section 4 – Extradition. A Person charged in any State with treason, felony, or other crime, who shall flee from justice, and be found in another State, shall on demand of the executive authority of the State from which he/she fled, be delivered up, to be removed to the State having Jurisdiction of the Crime.

    Article 5 – The Legislative Branch. All Legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in the Congress of the Federation, which shall consist of a Board of Citizens and a Board of Regents. Either Board of Congress shall have the power to demand the impeachment of any Federal Officer.

    Section 1 – Board of Citizens. All Citizens, of Voting Age, shall be held as members of the Board of Citizens. Each Citizen of the Board shall have one equal vote per line item of any Proposition and/or Resolution that passes before the Board.

    Section 2 – The Board of Regents. The Board of Regents shall be composed of three Regents Seated by each State who each have responsibility for representing his/her State’s interests to the Federation. Each State shall seat three Regents. Each Regent shall possess one equal binding vote per line item on any Resolution, and/or Bill which passes before the Board.

    1 - In the spirit of efficient and direct management with regards to a State’s Federal interests, the Senior Regent of each State shall be it’s Executive Officer, as chosen by that State’s particular method of Governance. A State’s Senior Regent’s term of service shall be in kind with his/her State Executive Office’s term.

    1 – If by the nature of a State’s method of Governance it does not have a single Executive Officer, it’s Senior Regent shall be chosen by it’s own particular method of Governance.

    2 – If by the nature of a State’s method of Governance it does not have an Executive Officer who is at or above the Age of Qualification, or who shall be unduly distracted from the responsibilities of State Governance, he/she shall appoint a Senior Proxy to take his/her Seat on the Board.

    2 – The two Junior Regents of each State shall be chosen by it’s own particular method of Governance. Each of the two Junior Regents of each State shall serve a term of five years.

    3 – The Board of Regents shall within the first week of each year, and prior to any other business, select from it’s ranks a First Chair. The First Chair shall possess no authority beyond the facilitation of the orderly, civil, and efficient discourse of the business of the Board of Regents.

    Section 3 – Elections, Meetings. The Congress shall assemble no less than twice quarterly on or near the First day and Mid day of each season. The times, places, and manner of holding Meetings and Votes of Federation Business shall be determined by each Respective Board of Congress.

    1 – The First Chair of the Board of Regents shall determine the schedule of revue for the Board of Regents.

    2 – The Court of Elections shall determine the schedule of revue for the Board of Citizens.

    Section 4 – Compensation. The Board of Citizens shall not be compensated for their service, other than by the values Enlightened Self Interest and Civic Responsibility. The Board of Regents shall receive compensation for their services as is drawn for his/her service as the Executive Officer of his/her State.

    Section7 – Powers of Congress.

    1 – The Congress shall have power to lay taxes, duties, imposts and excises, which shall be uniform throughout the Federation.

    2 – To pay the debts and provide for the common defense and general welfare of the Federation.

    3 – To borrow money on the credit of the Federation.

    4 – To regulate commerce with Foreign Nations, and among the States, and the Localities therein.

    5 – To establish useful and pragmatic Laws and Institutions which are necessary to establish and maintain the Sustainable functioning, Peace and Security, and general welfare of the Federation and the People.

    1 – To establish Federal Offices and Departments, and to provide funding necessary to their infrastructure operation.

    2 – To promote the progress of science and useful arts, by establishing a Library of Congress, and by securing the Intellectual Property Rights of Authors and Inventors to their respective writings and discoveries.

    3 – To declare War, grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal, and make rules concerning captures on land, water, and space.

    4 – To make rules for the government and regulation of the Combined Armed Forces and the Militias to execute the Laws of the Federation, suppress insurrections and repel invasions.

    Section 8 – Limits on the Congress.

    1 – The migration or importation of such persons as any of the States shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited by the Congress, but a tax or duty may be imposed on such importation, not exceeding one half of the Common Wage for each person.

    2 – The privilege of the Writ of Habeas Corpus shall not be suspended, unless when in cases of rebellion or invasion that the public safety may require it. No bill of attainder or ex post facto law shall be passed.

    3 – No preference shall be given by any regulation of commerce or revenue to the ports of one State over those of another: nor shall vessels or transports bound to, or from, one State, be obliged to enter, clear, or pay duties in another.

    4 – No money shall be drawn from the Treasury, but in consequence of appropriations made by law; and a regular statement and account of the receipts and expenditures of all public Money shall be published from on a quarterly basis.

    5 – No title of nobility shall be granted by the Federation.

    Article 6 – The Executive Branch. The Authority to manage the regular and emergency operations of the Federation shall be vested in the Executive Office. The Executive Office shall be headed by the President. The Executive Office shall include whichever Secondary offices or departments are necessary to facilitate the efficient management of the Federation. The Executive Office shall take care that the Constitution and Laws of the Federation be faithfully executed.

    Section 1 – Selection and Terms.

    1 The President shall be elected by a Narrow Majority by the Citizenry.

    2 The Vice President shall be elected by the second highest Narrow Majority of votes by the Citizenry.

    3 - Each Post of the Executive Office shall hold their Office for the Term of five Years.

    4 – The President shall be limited to two consecutive Terms. Exceptions;

    1 – A President may be elected to an additional consecutive term by a Wide Majority vote by the Citizenry.

    Section 2 – Executive Jurisdictions. The Executive Office shall have specific jurisdictions and Departments of Governance. The President may require the opinion, in writing, of the principal Officer in each of the executive Departments, upon any subject relating to the Duties of their respective Offices. The President shall appoint public Consuls, Judges of the supreme Court, and all other Officers of the Federation, respective of their executive jurisdictions, whose appointments are not herein otherwise provided for, and which shall be established by Law and the President. The President shall receive Ambassadors and other public Ministers, respective to their executive jurisdictions.

    1 – The President shall have at least these specific powers.

    1 – The President shall be the Commander in Chief of the Combined Armed Forces of the Federation, and the Militias of the States when called into the actual Service of the Federation.

    2 – The President shall have the powers to grant reprieves and pardons for offenses against the Federation, except in cases of Impeachment.

    3 – The President shall have the powers, by and with the advice and consent of the Board of Regents, to make Treaties, provided a Basic Majority of the Board of Regents concur.

    4 – The President shall nominate, and by and with the advice and consent of the Board of Regents shall appoint Ambassadors.

    5 – The President shall have the power to take Executive actions, not prohibited by Constitution or Law, which are prudent to respond to immediate crises.

    2The Executive Branch shall have at least these specific Departments. Each Executive Department shall be authorized to establish the Law Enforcement Agencies necessary to uphold the regulations of it’s jurisdiction.

    1 – The Department of Defense, which shall establish and host the necessary agencies to facilitate and regulate the operation of the Combined Armed Forces of the Federation, and the Militias of the States when called into the actual Service of the Federation.

    2 – The Department of Social Services, which shall establish and host the necessary agencies to facilitate and regulate Health care, Education, and any additional entitlement services provided by Law.

    3 – The Department of Finance and Commerce, which shall establish and host the necessary agencies to facilitate and regulate the treasury, trade and commerce, and taxation.

    4 – The Department of Naturalized Resources, which shall establish and host the necessary agencies to facilitate and regulate the establishment, maintenance, and use of the Naturalized Resources of the Federation.

    5 – The Department of Science and Technology, which shall establish and host the necessary agencies to facilitate and regulate the development and distribution of technological advancement within the Federation.

    6 – The Department of Homeland Affairs, which shall establish and host the necessary agencies to facilitate and regulate the matters of importance, and Domestic Law Enforcement Agencies, within the Federation not otherwise under the jurisdiction of Executive Departments.

    7 – The Department of Foreign Affairs, which shall establish and host the necessary agencies to facilitate and regulate the matters of importance, and Foreign Intelligence Agencies, outside of the Federation not otherwise under the jurisdiction of Executive Departments.

    8 – The Department of Statistical Analysis, which shall establish and host the necessary agencies to facilitate and regulate the annual census, and the compilation, analysis, and distribution of all statistical data critical to the management of the Federation.

    9 – The Department of Communication and Transportation, which shall establish and host the necessary agencies to facilitate and regulate electronic communication, Port Authorities and transportation.

    10 – The Department of Public Industry, which shall establish and host the necessary agencies to facilitate and regulate the use of industries held by the Public Trust.

    11 – The Department of Immigration and Citizenship, which shall establish and host the necessary agencies to facilitate and regulate the assimilation of People into the Federation.

    Section 3 – State of the Union, Convening Congress. The President shall, no less than quarterly, address Congress regarding the of the State of the Union, and recommend to their consideration such measures as the Executive Offices shall judge necessary and expedient. The President may, on extraordinary occasions, convene either or both Boards of Congress.

    Article 7 – The Judicial Branch. The judicial Power of the Federation shall be vested in one supreme Court, and in such inferior Courts as the Supreme Court may ordain and establish as prudent.

    Section 1 – Selection and Terms. The Supreme Court shall consist of thirteen Justices who have been appointed by the President and Shall serve life terms.

    Section 2 – Judicial Powers and Limitations. The judicial Power shall extend to all cases, in law and equity, arising under the Constitution, the Laws of the Federation, and Treaties made, or which shall be made, under their authority.

    1 – The first week of the year, and before any other business, the Supreme Court shall appoint from among it’s ranks a Chief Justice.

    1 – The Chief Justice shall determine the schedule of revue of the Supreme Court.

    2 – The Chief Justice shall facilitate the orderly, civil, and efficient discourse of the business of the Supreme Court.

    3 – The Chief Justice shall determine the equitable rotation of Justices for each session of the Court’s duties.

    2 – A panel of nine Justices shall hear each Case before the Supreme Court.

    3 – A panel of three Justices shall revue each proposed Resolution submitted by Congress.

    4 – One Justice shall be on call to relieve a Justice of either Panel, if necessary.

    5 – To all Cases affecting Ambassadors, other public Ministers and Consuls.

    6 – To Controversies to which the Federation shall be a Party.

    7 – To Controversies between two or more States, a State and Citizens of another State, Citizens of different States, Citizens of the same State claiming lands under grants of different States, and between a State, or the Citizens thereof, and foreign States, Citizens or Subjects.

    8 – In all Cases affecting Ambassadors, other public Ministers and Consuls, and those in which a State shall be Party, the Supreme Court shall have original Jurisdiction.

    9 – In all the other Cases before mentioned, the Supreme Court shall have appellate Jurisdiction, both as to law and fact, with such exceptions, and under such regulations as the Congress shall make.

    10 – The Trial of all Crimes, including cases of Impeachment or Constitutional Crimes, shall be by a Court or Jury of the appropriate jurisdiction. Such a Trial shall be held in the State where the alleged crime have been committed. When not committed within any State, the Trial shall be held in a Venue and Jurisdiction as the Congress may by law have directed. Exceptions;

    1 – A Jurist being Impeached is a Member of the Court of jurisdiction, in which case Venue shall be moved to another jurisdiction.

    2 – Controversies to which a Jurist or the Court of normal jurisdiction is a Party, in which case Venue shall be moved to another jurisdiction.

    11 – The Primary Judicial revue of all Resolutions, prior to their submission for Congressional approval, to ensure that no law shall be passed which is contrary to the Constitution, or other existing laws of the Federation.

    Section 3 – Court of Elections. The Supreme Court, as the guardians of Law and Liberty, shall establish and maintain the Court of Elections. The Court of Elections shall facilitate all public voting associated with the Board of Citizens, in the Federation, and States and Localities therein.

    1 – The Supreme Court shall appoint, within the Court of Elections, one Constitutional Advocate per State.

    1 – Constitutional Advocates shall manage the Court of Elections.

    2 – Constitutional Advocates shall staff the Court of Elections as necessary for it’s operations.

    3 – Constitutional Advocates shall validate that all Petitions comply with the Constitution and Federation Laws, and are written within proper legal form and context.

    2 – The Court of Elections shall establish a secure, practical, and efficient internet, or it’s technological replacement, forum for voting the Board of Citizens. The Court of Elections shall establish two additional redundant secure, practical, and efficient forums for use if the primary forum is compromised.

    3 – The Court of Elections shall establish a secure, practical, and efficient internet, or it’s technological replacement, forum for the establishment of Petitions.

    Article 8 – Majorities and Voting. All voting shall be decided in terms of applicable Majorities.

    1 – Narrow Majority is the highest percentage over forty percent, but under sixty percent, of the vote, and is used to define a minimum point of acceptance in elections to Public office involving three or more candidates.

    1 – All elections for Public Office shall include a “None of the Above” option as a final choice. In elections that receive an Equitable Majority for “None of the Above” all listed candidates shall be thrown out, and the election shall be redone with new candidates.

    2 – Public office elections wherein no candidate receives a minimum of forty percent of the vote shall result in a Run Off vote. In a Run Off vote all candidates receiving less than ten percent of the vote shall be thrown out, and the election shall be redone with the remaining candidates.

    2 – Equitable Majority is sixty percent of the vote.

    3 – Wide Majority is seventy five percent of the vote, and shall be considered as immediately binding in all votes.

    4 – Valid Petitions shall be undersigned by five hundred Citizens.

    1 – A Petition shall be required for a Person to become a candidate for elected office.

    2 – A Petition shall be required to raise a Resolution on a ballot.

    Article 9 – Legislative Due Process and Checks and Balances. Every Law shall first be raised as a Resolution, which upon proper Judicial (and other applicable) revue and approval may be raised for approval by it’s Board of origin, which shall be submitted to the opposite Board for approval, which upon approval by both Boards of Congress shall be offered as a Bill, which upon approval by the Executive Trinary shall become a Law. Both Boards of Congress shall each be free to raise Resolutions by their respective prescriptions as determined herein.

    Section 1 – Legislation Subject and Line Item.

    1 – Each Resolution, shall be written to address a single Subject of concern.

    2 – Each Resolution, shall be written on the basis of Line Items which may be accepted or rejected individually. The rejected Line Items of an approved Resolution shall be removed, and the Resolution shall be reordered, prior to it’s submission for elevation to Bill.

    Section 2 – Resolutions. Resolutions shall be submitted to, and approved by, the Supreme Court prior to submission for Congressional approval. Resolutions involving funding shall be submitted to, and approved by, the Department of Finance prior to submission for Congressional approval. A Resolution which has received all due approvals shall be submitted to it’s Branch of Origin for due process consideration, and upon approval shall be to the opposite Board.

    1 – Board of Regents Resolutions may be raised by any five Regents, and shall be submitted to the First Chair for addition to the Board of Regent’s schedule of revue. A Regent’s Resolution shall be approved by at least an Equitable Majority approval of the Board of Regents. Board of Regents approved Resolutions shall be submitted to the Court of Elections for addition to the Board of Citizen’s schedule of revue.

    2 – Board of Citizens Resolution may be raised by a Citizen’s Petition shall be submitted to the Court of Elections for addition to the Board of Citizen’s schedule of revue. A Citizen’s Resolution shall be approved by at least an Equitable Majority approval of the Board of Citizens. Board of Citizens approved Resolutions shall be submitted to the First Chair for addition to the Board of Regent’s schedule of revue.

    Section 3 – Bills. A Resolution which has received the Equitable Majority approval of both Boards of Congress shall become a Bill. Once passed, a Bill shall be submitted to the President for revue. Each Bill submitted for Executive revue shall denote the votes for and against each Line Item by both Boards of Congress.

    1 – If a Bill is approved in it’s entirety, by the President, it shall thereafter be a Law.

    2 – If a Bill is approved incompletely, by the President, it shall be returned to Congress and the Executive approved portions of the Bill shall thereafter be a Law.

    1 – Vetoed Line Items, if not overridden, shall be removed and the Executive approved portions of the Bill shall be reordered to provide a congruent document of Law.

    2 – Vetoed Line Items may be overridden by a Broad Majority of both boards of Congress, and shall then remain in their Bill of origin and shall become Law.

    3 – If a Bill rejected in it’s entirety, by the President, it shall be returned to Congress as Vetoed.

    1 – A Vetoed Bill, if not overridden, shall be considered dead, and shall not become Law.

    2 – A Vetoed Bill may be overridden by a Broad Majority of both boards of Congress, and shall then become Law.

    Section 4 – Constitutional Amendment. As necessary Constitutional Amendments shall be made. The due process of amending the Constitution shall follow the due processes of regular Legislation except that Amendment Resolution approvals shall be instead by a Wide Majority. An Amendment, by virtue of receiving the same majority necessary to override a Veto, shall not require Executive approval. Amendments to the Constitution shall be valid to all Intents and Purposes, as part of this Constitution.

    Section 5 – Due Process Revue. Revue shall consist of due consideration of submissions, including their approval or denial. Specific terms of revue shall apply to all Legislation.

    1 – Resolutions submitted to the Supreme Court and Department of Finance shall be revued no more than ten days after receipt.

    2 – All submissions of Resolution to Congress shall be revued upon the first convening of the respective Board after their submission.

    3 – Bills submitted to Executive revue must be revued within ten days of receipt.

    Article 10 – Constitutional Crimes and Punishments. On occasion a crime is committed which is such an extreme danger to the Federation and it’s People that it warrants consideration within the tenets of the Highest Laws of the Federation.

    Section 1 – Treason. It shall be considered Treason for a Citizen or Resident to willfully commit any of the following acts. Exceptions;

    1 – The commission of such acts were done so under the sanction of an Executive order.

    1 – Levying insurrection or terrorists acts against the Federation, or in adhering to it’s enemies, giving them aid and comfort.

    2 – Levying war or terrorists acts or promoting insurrection, against a Foreign State which is not considered by the Federation to be an Enemy State.

    3 – Corruption by, or in conjunction with, an Officer of the Public Trust.

    4 – Murder, kidnapping, rape, or felonious assault of an Officer of the Public Trust or Foreign Dignitary (within Federation jurisdiction), or their immediate family or associates, with the intent or effect of disrupting the ability of the Federation to maintain it’s security, or the change of Public Policy outside of the Due Process of Law.

    5 – Sabotage, theft, or destruction of Civil or Military Property of the Federation with the intent or effect of disrupting the ability of the Federation to maintain it’s security, or the change of Public Policy outside of the Due Process of Law.

    Section 2 – Espionage. It shall be considered Espionage for a Foreign Person to willfully commit any of the following acts. Exceptions;

    1 – The commission of such acts were done so under the sanction of an Executive order.

    1 – Levying insurrection or terrorists acts against the Federation, or in adhering to it’s enemies, giving them aid and comfort.

    2 – Corruption by, or in conjunction with, an Officer of the Public Trust.

    3 – Murder, kidnapping, rape, or felonious assault of an Officer of the Public Trust or Foreign Dignitary (within Federation jurisdiction), or their immediate family or associates, with the intent or effect of disrupting the ability of the Federation to maintain it’s security, or the change of Public Policy outside of the Due Process of Law.

    4 – Sabotage, theft, or destruction of Civil or Military Property of the Federation with the intent or effect of disrupting the ability of the Federation to maintain it’s security, or the change of Public Policy outside of the Due Process of Law.

    Section 3 – Capitol Crimes. It shall be considered a Capitol Crime for a Person or Foreign Person to willfully commit any of the following acts.

    1 – Murder, kidnapping, rape, or mutilation of any Person or Foreign Person (lawfully within Federation jurisdiction).

    2 – Rape or use in prostitution or pornography of any Person or Foreign Person (regardless of legal status) of or below the Age of Innocence.

    3 – Conviction for three First Class Felonies within fifteen years.

    Section 4 – Punishment. A Person or Foreign Person who has been convicted, by due process of Law, shall be subject to any of the following Punishments at the discretion of the sentencing Judiciary.

    1 – Removal from the Office or Post of the Public Trust he/she held prior to conviction.

    2 – Permanent banishment from any/all Offices or Posts of the Public Trust.

    3 – Restitution to any/all Persons recognized by the Courts to be direct Victims, or their Survivors, of the crime or crimes of conviction.

    4 – Up to, and including, life sentence in Federation Prison or Indentured Servitude.

    5 – Permanent marking of the hands and/or face, in such a manner as to warn all encountered of the clear and present danger posed by the convicted.

    6 – Enthusiastic Deportation and/or Banishment from the Federation and it’s jurisdiction.

    1 – Enthusiastic Deportation is the act of throwing a person off of the “back of the island” never to return to the Federation or it’s jurisdictions.

    2 – Banishment is the deportation of a person to an accepting Foreign Nation of his/her choosing.

    Article 11 – Debts, Supremacy, Oaths. In respect to the burden of responsibility that befalls any nation, the Federation and it’s Citizenry shall hold true to their obligations as expressed in the Constitution, and the Laws and Treaties,

    Section 1 – Debts and Treaties. All Debts contracted and Treaties entered into, before the adoption of this Constitution, shall be as valid against the Federation under this Constitution, as they were before it’s ratification. Exception;

    1 – A Debt contracted or Treaty entered into by State prior to it’s admission into the Federation, which is in hostile opposition to the existing Treaties of the Federation.

    Section 2 – Supremacy. The Constitution, and the Laws and Treaties, of the Federation which shall be made under the Authority of the Federation, shall be the supreme Law of the Land, and the Judges in every State and Locality therein shall be bound thereby.

    Section 3 – Oath of Office and Civil Service. No religious test or affirmation shall ever be required as a qualification to any Office or public Trust under the Federation, or the States or Localities therein. All Members of Legislatures, and all Executive and Judicial Officers, both of the Federation, and of the States and Localities therein, shall be bound by Oath to support this Constitution. Before a Person shall enter into any Office or Post of Civil or Military Service, or Public Trust he/she shall take the following Oath:

    “I , on this date / / , do solemnly affirm that I will dutifully execute any and all of the responsibilities the (Office/Post) of of the United Federation of Neonesian States, and will to the best of my ability, uphold, guard and keep safe the Constitution and Laws of the United Federation of Neoneisan States their intent and entirety.”

    Article 12 – Ratification.

    The Ratification of the first three undersigned States, shall be sufficient for the establishment of this Constitution between the States so ratifying the Same. By the Due Process Consent of the States, and their Delegates on this date / / shall hereby set fourth into the world of sovereign nations as the United Federation of Neoneisan States. In Witness whereof;

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    The Constitution of the United Federation of Neoneisan States has been further Ratified by the undersigned States on their respective dates. In Witness whereof;

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    United States of America, Joseph .L. Geidel

    I hope your nation prospers

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    Yes it is lengthy and detailed, and yes it is imperfect, but this is my vision for the foundation of law and governance for a new nation. I freely offer this constitution in whole, or in part, to anyone who can make use of it. Credit would be nice, royalties would be great, but mostly I hope that it is useful to others. If this constitiution is eventually used in the formation of a nation, and I am not currently in residence there, please invite me!

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    Hey Grey Raven very nice, I dont mean to put you out or anything, but would you be able to show me what a Constitutionaly controlled Direct Democracy’s Constitution could look like?

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