N.Y. Civil Rights Law Section 5
Military service by citizens

No citizen of this state can be constrained to arm himself, or to go out of this state, or to find soldiers or men of arms, either horsemen or footmen, without the grant and assent of the people of this state, by their representatives in senate and assembly, except in the cases specially provided for by the constitution of the United States.

Source: Section 5 — Military service by citizens, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/CVR/5 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

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