By Kevin “Coach” Collins
In the summer of 1776 our Founding Fathers gathered in Philadelphia to decide not whether they would tell King George III they had had enough, but how to word their message. They wanted nothing about our Declaration of Independence to be ambiguous.
They explained that it had become necessary to dissolve the political bands that connected them to England because they were entitled by God to have certain inalienable rights the British Crown refused to recognize. Our Founding Fathers confidently proclaimed the truths they relied upon were self-evident. To ground their declaration in logic they presented a list of evils and abuses George III had committed. It reads like a criminal indictment. Here are some of the charges they listed against the English King.
He refused to follow laws.
He forbade state governors from passing laws that would benefit their people. Moreover he completely ignored laws he didn’t like.
He refused … Continue Reading:This July 4th it’s time to tell another tyrant we’ve had enough