Preambles of the 50 States




Quills, Iowa sends chain email that will enlighten folks concerning the preambles of the 50 states of America:

Alabama 1901  , Preamble . We the  people of the State of Alabama , invoking  the favor and guidance of Almighty God, do ordain and establish the  following Constitution.Alaska  1956, Preamble . We, the  people of Alaska , grateful  to God and to those who founded our nation and pioneered this great land.
Arizona  1911, Preamble .. We, the  people of the State of Arizona , grateful  to Almighty God for our liberties, do ordain this Constitution…
Arkansas  1874, Preamble . We, the people of the State of Arkansas , grateful  to Almighty God for the privilege of choosing our own form of  government…California  1879, Preamble . We, the  People of the State of California , grateful  to Almighty God for our freedom.
Colorado  1876, Preamble . We, the  people of Colorado , with  profound reverence for the Supreme Ruler of Universe.
Connecticut  1818, Preamble. The People  of Connecticut , acknowledging with gratitude the good Providence of God  in permitting them to enjoy.Delaware  1897, Preamble . Through  Divine Goodness all men have, by nature, the rights of worshipping and  serving their Creator according to the dictates of their consciences. 

Florida  1885, Preamble . We, the  people of the State of Florida , grateful  to Almighty God for our constitutional liberty, establish this  Constitution….
Georgia  1777, Preamble .. We, the  people of Georgia , relying  upon protection and guidance of Almighty God, do ordain and establish this Constitution… 
Hawaii  1959, Preamble . We , the  people of Hawaii , Grateful  for Divine Guidance . Establish this Constitution.
Idaho  1889, Preamble . We, the  people of the State of Idaho , grateful  to Almighty God for our freedom, to secure its blessings..
Illinois  1870, Preamble . We, the  people of the State of Illinois, grateful to Almighty God for the civil  law, political and religious liberty which He hath so long permitted us to  enjoy and looking to Him for a blessing on our endeavors. 
Indiana  1851, Preamble . We, the  People of the State of Indiana , grateful  to Almighty God for the free exercise of the right to choose our form of  government.
Iowa  1857, Preamble We, the  People of the State of Iowa , grateful  to the Supreme Being for the blessings hitherto enjoyed, and feeling our  dependence on Him for a continuation of these blessings ! establish this  Constitution.Kansas  1859, Preamble . We, the  people of Kansas , grateful  to Almighty God for our civil and religious privileges establish this  Constitution.
Kentucky  1891, Preamble. We, the  people of the Commonwealth are grateful to Almighty God for the civil,  political and religious liberties… 
Louisiana  1921, Preamble
 
We, the  people of the State of Louisiana , grateful  to Almighty God for the civil, political and religious liberties we  enjoy.
Maine  1820, Preamble. We the  People of Maine acknowledging with grateful hearts the goodness of the  Sovereign Ruler of the Universe in affording us an opportunity … And  imploring His aid and direction.Maryland  1776, Preamble  We, the  people of the state of Maryland , grateful  to Almighty God for our civil and religious liberty… Massachusetts  1780, Preamble . We…the  people of Massachusetts ,  acknowledging with grateful hearts, the goodness of the Great Legislator  of the Universe .. In the course of His Providence, an opportunity and  devoutly imploring His direction .Michigan  1908, Preamble. We, the  people of the State of Michigan , grateful  to Almighty God for the blessings of freedom establish this Constitution.Minnesota ,  1857, Preamble . We, the  people of the State of Minnesota , grateful  to God for our civil and religious liberty, and desiring to perpetuate  its blessings: 
Mississippi  1890, Preamble . We, the  people of Mississippi in  convention assembled, grateful to Al mighty God, and invoking His  blessing on our work. 
Missouri  1845, Preamble . We, the  people of Missouri , with  profound reverence for the Supreme Ruler of the Universe, and grateful for His goodness .. Establish this Constitution. Montana  1889, Preamble. We, the  people of Montana , grateful  to Almighty God for the blessings of  liberty establish this Constitution . 
Nebraska  1875, Preamble . We, the  people, grateful to Almighty God for our freedom . Establish this  Constitution.Nevada  1864, Preamble . We the  people of the State of Nevada , grateful  to Almighty God for our freedom establish this Constitution. New Hampshire  1792, Part   I. Art. I. Sec. V . Every  individual has a natural and unalienable right to worship God according  to the dictates of his own conscience. 
New Jersey  1844, Preamble . We, the  people of the State of New Jersey, grateful to Almighty God for civil  and religious liberty which He hath so long permitted us to enjoy, and  looking to Him for a blessing on our endeavors. 
New Mexico  1911, Preamble . We, the  People of New Mexico, grateful to Almighty God for the blessings of  liberty.
New 
York  1846, Preamble . We, the  people of the State of New  York , grateful  to Almighty God for our freedom, in order to secure its blessings.
North Carolina  1868, Preamble . We the  people of the State of North Carolina, grateful to Almighty God, the  Sovereign Ruler of Nations, for our civil, political, and religious  liberties, and acknowledging our dependence upon Him for the contnuance  of those …North  Dakota 1889, Preamble . We , the  people of North Dakota , grateful  to Almighty God for the blessings of civil and religious liberty, do  ordain… 
Ohio  1852, Preamble . We the  people of the state of Ohio , grateful  to Almighty God for our freedom, to secure its blessings and to promote  our common …
Oklahoma  1907, Preamble . Invoking  the guidance of Almighty God, in order to secure and perpetuate the  blessings of liberty … establish this … 
Oregon  1857, Bill of Rights,  Article  I.  Section 2. All men  shall be secure in the Natural right, to worship Almighty God according  to the dictates of their consciences…Pennsylvania  1776, Preamble We, the  people of Pennsylvania , grateful to Almighty God for the blessings of  civil and religious liberty, and humbly invoking His  guidance …
Rhode Island 1842, Preamble. We the People of the State of Rhode Island grateful to Almighty God for the  civil and religious liberty which He hath so long permitted us to enjoy,  and looking to Him for a blessing …South  Carolina, 1778, Preamble We, the  people of he State of South  Carolina grateful to  God for our liberties, do ordain and establish this Constitution.
South Dakota  1889, Preamble . We, the  people of South Dakota , grateful  to Almighty God for our civil and religious liberties …Tennessee  1796, Art. XI.III. That all  men have a natural and indefeasible right to worship Almighty God  according to the dictates of their conscience… 
Texas  1845, Preamble . We the  People of the Republic of  Texas , acknowledging, with gratitude, the grace and beneficence of God. 
Utah  1896, Preamble . Grateful  to Almighty God for life and liberty, we establish this  Constitution. 
Vermont  1777, Preamble . Whereas  all government ought to enable the individuals who compose it to enjoy  their natural rights, and other blessings which the Author of Existence  has bestowed on man …
Virginia  1776, Bill of Rights, XVI
 Religion,  or the Duty which we owe our Creator can be directed only by Reason and  that it is the mutual duty of all to practice Christian Forbearance,  Love and Charity towards each other …
Washington  1889, Preamble . We the  People of the State of Washington , grateful  to the Supreme Ruler of the Universe for our liberties, do ordain this Constitution.
West Virginia  1872, Preamble . Since  through Divine Providence we enjoy the blessings of civil, political and  religious liberty, we, the people of   West  Virginia reaffirm our faith in and constant reliance upon God …Wisconsin  1848, Preamble We, the  people of Wisconsin , grateful  to Almighty God for our freedom, domestic tranquility …Wyoming  1890, Preamble . We, the  people of the State of Wyoming , grateful  to God for our civil, political, and religious liberties … establish  this Constitution.

After reviewing acknowledgments of God from all 50 state constitutions, one is  faced with the prospect that maybe, the ACLU and the out-of-control federal courts  are wrong! 

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