LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Amendment 8 would reverse the prohibition in Florida's Constitution that keeps religious institutions from receiving taxpayer funding. The divisions of elections website says in part - the proposal would provide that no individual or entitiy may be denied on the basis of religious identity or belief, governmental benefits funding or other support except as required by the United States Constitution. That calls into question the 126 year old provision in the State's Constitution prohibiting the use of taxpayer funds for religious institutions.
If you vote yes, you want the Florida Constitution to be changed to end State prohibition of funding to institutions based on religious affiliations.
If you vote no, you want the constitution to stay the same and continue the prohibition of taxpayer funds being used for religious entities.
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Read about Amendment 6 here.
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