Blaine Amendment

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Blaine Amendment[1]  (1875) 
The Government of the United States of America
Proposed 1875 (failed)

There have been over ten thousand attempts to amend the United States Constitution, but only 27 attempts have succeeded.

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No State shall make any law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; and no money raised by taxation in any State for the support of public schools, or derived from any public fund therefor, nor any public lands devoted thereto, shall ever be under the control of any religious sect; nor shall any money so raised or lands so devoted be divided between religious sects or denominations.


  1. This Amendment may be read at the Blaine Amendment Website.