Arkansas Constitution of 1874 Art. 2, § 27. Slavery prohibited--Military authority limited

There shall be no slavery in this State, nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime.  No standing army shall be kept in time of peace;  the military shall, at all times, be in strict subordination to the civil power;  and no soldier shall be quartered in any house, or on any premises, without the consent of the owner, in time of peace;  nor in time of war, except in a manner prescribed by law.


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