Article 2, Section 3

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Document 2

Virginia Declaration of Rights, sec. 7

12 June 1776

7. That all power of suspending laws, or the execution of laws, by any authority without consent of the representatives of the people, is injurious to their rights, and ought not to be exercised.

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