REPORT: State votes to abolish slavery after proponent receives burning campaign fliers
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DENVER – Colorado voters have approved changing the language in the state constitution so that it no longer allows slavery as a form of punishment. The vote came a day after someone left a pile of burning pamphlets on the front porch of the ballot measure’s leading proponent.
CBS Denver reports that Amendment A passed, which means Article II, Section 26 of Colorado’s constitution will be changed.
The article goes on to state the following:
It had read: There “shall never be in this state either slavery or involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime, whereof the party shall have been duly convicted.”
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