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The citizens of this Commonwealth shall be armed, organized and disciplined for its defense when and in such manner as may be directed by law. The General Assembly shall provide for maintaining the National Guard by appropriations from the Treasury of the Commonwealth, and may exempt from State military service persons having conscientious scruples against bearing arms.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Art. III, § 16. National Guard to be organized and maintained - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/pa/constitution-of-the-commonwealth-of-pennsylvania/pa-const-art-3-sect-16/
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