||shall be elected by the persons liable to perform military duty; and all commissioned officers shall be commissioned by the Governor. ARTICLE VIL AMENDMENTS OF THE CONSTITUTION. If at any time the General Assembly shall deem it necessary, and for the best interests of the State, that this Constitution should be revised, altered, or amended; the assembly shall cause such revisions, alterations, or amendments, to be published, in the same manner as shall be provided for the publication of the statues; and appoint a day, not less than thirty days thereafter, for the electors of the Commonwealth to assemble in- their several precincts, and vote for, or against said revisions, alterations, or amendments; and if a majority of said electors shall vote in favor of said revisions, alterations, or amendments; the same shall thereafter become parts, and parcels of this Constitution: otherwise this Constitution shall remain unaltered. ARTICLE VIII. DECLARATION OF RIGHTS. SECTION I. In republican governments, all men should be born equally free and independent, and possess certain natural, essential, and inalienable rights; among which, are those of enjoying and defending their life and liberty, acquiring, possessing and protecting property; and of seeking and obtaining their safety and happiness. SECTION II. All political power is inherent in the people; and all free governments are founded in their authority, and instituted for their benefit; Therefore, they have an inalienable and indefeasible right to institute government; and to alter, reform, and totally change the same, when their safety, happiness, and the public good shall require it.