Assembly Constitutional Amendment No.1 (Third Ex. Sess., 1950,). Adds Section 19 to Article XX of Constitution. Provides that public office or employment shall not be held by, and no tax exemption shall be extended to, any person or organization advocating overthrow of Federal or State Government by force or unlawful means or advocating support of foreign government against United States in event of hostilities. Authorizes legislation to enforce this provision.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 2902695; A: 68.1; N: 1359970; B: 31.9
Assembly Constitutional Amendment
Code Sections Affected
Added Cal. Const. art. XX, section 19.
John D. Babbage, Member of Assembly, 76th Assembly District, Riverside County
Ernest Besig, Director, American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California
SUBVERSIVE PERSONS AND GROUP California Proposition 5 (1952).