Letters to the Editor

June 30, 2014

All Points: Real threat to liberty or just politics?

Friday’s anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence reminds us again of its stirring thoughts of “unalienable rights” including “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness,” of governments “deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed,” but also its caution that governments “should not be changed for light and transient causes.” Some people believe that Americans’ rights and liberties are under grave threat today. Do you see a threat that you can describe, or do you see only transient political disagreement?

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