Civil disobedience civic responsibility



With the signing of the Declaration of Independence, the Founding Fathers effectively signed their own death warrant.

The Declaration said in part «That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends (re: unalienable rights), it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government. … But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security.»

Many Americans complain about the idiotic regulations and rules passed by our government. I question, though, whether we, as Americans, are willing to put our creature comforts on hold for our principles.


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