Constitution of the Free Sovereign European State
This first Constitution has been adopted by the founders. It applies to the entire territory of the Free Sovereign European State (FSES).
Conscious of their responsibility before God and all His creation, and with the firm will to give strength and effect to His laws and principles once again on European soil, the citizens of the FSES, as a legislative body, have given themselves the following Constitution:
I. Rights of Creation
Creation is inviolable as the basis of our life. It is everyone’s task to preserve creation, this applies to humans, animals, plants, our planet and the entire universe.
Article 2 – Human Dignity
The basis of FSES society is the accepting human family. The dignity of the human being is to be respected and protected.
Human life and health are inviolable. It is the duty of all people and state bodies to respect and protect them.
The FSES protects the freedom and rights of its citizens and preserves the independence and security of the territory. It promotes the common welfare, sustainable development, internal cohesion and cultural diversity of the citizens united in the FSES. It shall ensure the greatest possible equality of opportunity among its citizens.
It is committed to thae permanent preservation of the natural foundations of life and to a peaceful and just international order.
Article 3 – Principle of equality
Since all people are equal before God, they all have equal rights and duties. All people are equal before the law.
No one may be discriminated against, namely on the grounds of origin, race, gender, age, language, social status, way of life, religious, ideological or political convictions or on the grounds of a physical, mental or psychological disability.
The law ensures the legal and actual equality of all people, especially in family, education and work. Everyone is entitled to equal pay for work of equal value.
Article 4 – Right to life and personal liberty
Every human being has the right to life. The death penalty is unacceptable.
Everyone has the opportunity to develop and unfold freely within the framework of the law, as long as they do not restrict the freedom of another person.
In particular, every human being has the right to physical, mental and spiritual integrity and the sole right to determine these. Measures aimed at restricting or violating these rights are not accepted.
Torture and any other form of cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment are prohibited.
Article 5 – Freedom of belief, freedom of identity
Every person is free to choose his or her religion or belief and to profess it alone or in community with others.
Everyone has the right to join or belong to a religious community voluntarily and to follow religious instruction. Likewise, he has the right to leave a religious community of his own free will.
The FSES guarantees the unrestricted, peaceful exercise of the respective culture, identity and language of its citizens.
Article 6 – Freedom of expression and media
Everyone has the right to form and express his or her opinion freely and to choose freely the means of expressing it. Criticism of persons of public interest is permitted. Insults and discrimination are punishable. Respect for others is a duty.
Everyone has the right to receive information freely and to obtain and disseminate it from generally accessible sources.
The freedom of the press, radio and television as well as other forms of public dissemination of performances and information by means of telecommunications is guaranteed. Editorial secrecy is guaranteed.
Media institutions are independent and only bound by the law. There is no censorship.
Article 7 – Marriage, family and children
Marriage and family are under the special protection of the FSES, regardless of whether it is a marriage between a man and a woman, a same-sex marriage or a marriage between more than two persons.
All children and young people have the right to grow up free, protected and in accordance with their age. They are entitled to special protection of their integrity and to promotion of their development. They all have the same rights and exercise them within their capacity of judgement.
Education is primarily the responsibility of the parents. Corporal punishment and abuse are prohibited.
The FSES promotes the establishment and operation of multi-generation houses, where family members of different generations live under one roof to learn from each other.
Article 8 – Protection of privacy
Everyone has the right to respect for his or her private and family life, his or her home and his or her correspondence, mail, telecommunications and data traffic. Restrictions are only possible by judicial order of at least two judges.
Everyone is entitled to protection from misuse of their personal data.
Article 9 – Freedom of education and schooling
Freedom of education is guaranteed.
Schooling that meets and promotes the child’s individual gifts and achievements can exist in a school setting or in a private setting, e.g. in the form of qualified home schooling.
Article 10 – Artistic and scientific freedom
The freedom of art and of scientific teaching and research is guaranteed. Genetic engineering on humans, animals and plants is prohibited.
Article 11 – Economic freedom
Economic freedom is guaranteed. It includes, in particular, the free choice of profession as well as free access to and free exercise of private gainful employment.
Article 12 – Guarantee of ownership
Ownership is guaranteed.
Ownership obliges. At the same time, its use should serve the well-being of creation.
Expropriations and restrictions on property that are tantamount to expropriation can only be carried out in exceptional cases and justified by law; they are fully compensated.
Cash as an essential means of payment is guaranteed.
Article 13 – Freedom of assembly
Freedom of assembly is guaranteed. Everyone has the right to organise assemblies, to participate in assemblies or to refrain from assemblies.
Article 14 – Freedom of Association
Freedom of association is guaranteed.
Everyone has the right to form, join or belong to associations and to participate in the activities of associations.
No one may be forced to join or belong to an association.
Article 15 – Right to life
Animals have a right to life. Animal experiments are prohibited unless they are used for research and treatments of diseases and serve to alleviate animal suffering.
Article 16 – Right to health
Animals have a right to health and physical integrity.
Article 17 – Keeping of animals
Factory farming is banned.
Farm animal husbandry is permitted. The framework conditions of this husbandry are oriented towards the well-being of the animals and the possibility to follow their natural behaviour and needs.
Herd animals must always be kept at least in pairs.
They have the right to be kept free from hunger and thirst, from postural pain, injury and disease, free from fear and stress.
Rights of nature
Article 18 – Independent rights
Nature in its entirety (soil, forest, water, air) has the right to exist, to be preserved, to regenerate its life cycles, structure, function and evolutionary processes.
It also has a right to full restoration where the aforementioned rights have been violated.
Article 19 – Compliance with and enforcement of these rights
Every human being is allowed to use nature within the framework of the law. He serves nature, not the other way round. Particularly the management and care in connection with hunting is indispensable. Timber management is subject to legal control.
Any person, community, people, nationality can call upon the public authority to implement the rights of nature.
II. The relationship between FSES and citizens
Article 20 – Services of general interest
Complementing personal responsibility and private initiative, the FSES ensures that:
- every citizen participates in social security;
- every citizen receives the care necessary for his or her health;
- families are protected and promoted as communities of adults and children;
- persons capable of gainful employment must earn their living by working under reasonable conditions;
- housing seekers are able to find adequate housing for themselves and their family on affordable terms;
- children and young people, as well as citizens of working age, can educate, train and further educate themselves according to their abilities;
- children and young people are encouraged in their development into independent and responsible persons and supported in their social, cultural and personal identity.
The FSES ensures that every citizen is covered against the economic consequences of old age, disability, illness, accident, unemployment, maternity, orphanhood and widowhood.
Complementing personal responsibility and private initiative, the FSES ensures that:
- every citizen has access to free drinking water, electricity and energy supply;
- every citizen has access to the facilities that are important to them, including health and education facilities;
- Every citizen receives an adequate basic income for the costs of daily living. The principle of equality applies.
Article 21 – Medical care
The basis of medical care is orthodox medicine, alternative and energetic treatment methods, which work hand in hand for the benefit of the patient. The FSES ensures that every citizen can choose or combine the form of diagnosis and therapy that is necessary for him or her.
Article 22 – Right to assistance in emergency situations
Those who find themselves in need and unable to fend for themselves are additionally entitled to assistance and care and to the resources that are essential for a dignified existence.
Article 23 – Good faith
Every citizen has the right to be treated by state bodies without arbitrariness and in good faith. Every citizen has the right to complain against alleged injustice.
Article 24 – Subsidiarity
The FSES may only take over tasks that the family is not able to do. Corporations of a local nature are in principle subject to the state and its organs.
Article 25 – Social interaction
Every citizen takes responsibility for himself and contributes to the accomplishment of the tasks in state and society to the best of his ability.
No person shall cover his or her face in public places and in places which are open to the public or where services are offered which are generally available to the public; this prohibition shall not apply to religious places.
No one may force a citizen to cover his or her face on the basis of gender.
Social interaction is characterised by mutual consideration, respect and regard for one’s own life, the lives of other people, all other beings and nature.
Article 26 – Guarantee of legal recourse
Every citizen has the right to equal and fair treatment and to be judged within a reasonable time in proceedings before judicial and administrative bodies.
Every citizen has the right to be heard.
Every citizen shall be entitled to free legal assistance and to free legal aid if his or her legal claim does not appear to be futile.
Every citizen has the right to be judged by a court in legal disputes.
Every citizen whose case must be judged in a judicial proceeding is entitled to a competent, independent and impartial court established by law or referendum.
Court hearings and sentencing are public. Laws may provide for exceptions.
Artikel 27 – Erwerb der Staatsbürgerschaft
Jeder Mensch kann Bürger des FSES werden und die Staatsbürgerschaft beantragen.
Jeder Mensch, der Grundeigentümer ist, kann sein Grundeigentum dem Staat als Staatsgebiet zur Verfügung stellen. Es gelten dann die Bestimmungen und Gesetze des FSES. Der Staat verzichtet auf alle Rechte an dem Grundeigentum, kann es also weder vermieten, verkaufen noch belasten.
Artikel 28 – Niederlassungsfreiheit
Alle Bürger des FSES haben das Recht, sich an jedem Ort im Staatsgebiet des FSES niederzulassen.
Sie haben das Recht, das Staatsgebiet des FSES zu verlassen oder in dieses einzureisen.
III. Das Staatsoberhaupt – Der spirituelle Führer
Das Staatsoberhaupt wird durch die 12 Delegierten gewählt.
Können diese sich nicht einigen, wird das Staatsoberhaupt durch Volksabstimmung bestimmt.
Das Staatsoberhaupt hat das Vetorecht bei Abstimmungen. Bei sechs zu sechs Stimmen entscheidet es nach seinem Gewissen als siebte Stimme. Das Staatsoberhaupt repräsentiert den Staat nach Innen und Außen.
IV. Die Regierung – Der oberste Rat
Der oberste Rat besteht aus zwölf Delegierten des Volkes.
Diese werden nach dem Zufallsprinzip für fünf Jahre ausgewählt und müssen mindestens das einundzwanzigste Lebensjahr vollendet haben. Sie können durch Volksabstimmung abgewählt werden, sofern ein Drittel des Volkes es verlangt. Jeder vertritt für das Volk eine von zwölf Zuständigkeiten. Jeder Delegierte erhält eine Fachabteilung von bis zu zehn Fachkräften seiner Richtung.
Diese Richtungen sind:
Finanzen, Kultur, Gesundheit, Justiz, Naturschutz, Tierschutz, Menschenrechte, Landwirtschaft, Wirtschaft, Wissenschaft, Kinderschutz, Innere und Äußere Sicherheit.
V. Die Kammer der Nationen (Repräsentanten der einzelnen Länder innerhalb des FSES)
Die Kammer der Nationen ist eine die Regierung beratende Kammer, die aus jeweils einem Abgeordneten der im FSES vertretenen jeweiligen Nation gebildet wird.
Der Abgeordnete wird durch Volksabstimmung gewählt. Er kann durch Volksabstimmung abgewählt werden.
VI. Gesetze und Volksabstimmungen
Das Volk entscheidet durch Abstimmung ob Gesetzesvorlagen angenommen werden. Jeder volljährige Bürger ist berechtigt und verpflichtet an einer Abstimmung teilzunehmen.
VII. Die Ausführung der Gesetze und Volksabstimmungen
Die Durchführung der Gesetze unterliegt der Polizei. Diese wird durch Kontroll- und Beschwerdeorgane ergänzt. Die Polizei hat die Einhaltung der Gesetze zu wahren. Gewaltanwendung ist im berechtigten Fall erlaubt, unterliegt aber dem Kontrollorgan.
VIII. Die Rechtsprechung
Die Zusammensetzung der Rechtsprechung besteht aus Stadtgericht, Kreisgericht, Landgericht, Oberlandesgericht, Staatsgericht, Beschwerdegericht.
Alle Richter werden von dem jeweiligen Volkskreis gewählt. Sie werden durch vereidigte Sachverständige unterstützt.
Das Staatsoberhaupt hat das Recht auf Begnadigung.
IX. Das Finanzwesen
Steuern von Bürgern werden nicht erhoben.
Von Firmen und nicht gemeinnützigen Organisationen werden Steuern erhoben, sofern ein bestimmter Gewinn überschritten wird.
X. Verteidigung des FSES – Supranationale Organisationen
Der FSES hat eine eigene Armee bestehend aus Berufssoldaten, Frauen und Männern.
Diese Armee darf nicht in Abhängigkeit (Bündnisse) zu anderen Armeen kommen, außer sie dienen der Friedenserhaltung. Einsätze in anderen Ländern außerhalb des FSES sind nicht erlaubt.
XI. Übergangs und Schlussbestimmungen
Die Verfassung tritt mit dem 20. Mai 2023 in Kraft.
Änderungen dürfen frühestens nach fünf Jahren durch Volksabstimmung vorgenommen werden.
Amtssprachen sind deutsch/englisch.
Free Sovereign European State
Self-sufficient living together and being there for each other. In peace, with mutual respect, dignity and consideration – for our own lives, for the lives of other people and all beings, and for nature.
A call for a new beginning for a free life in a new peaceful state. Will you join us and help us build this state?