Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
-Benjamin Franklin, Historical Review of Pennsylvania, 1759
US author, diplomat, inventor, physicist, politician, & printer (1706 – 1790)
Do we, as The American People, still harbor this thought, this idea of Individual Liberty? What have we learned from Boston… what have we learned from multiple situations of the past? Are these types of events, and the way we respond to them, the new normal? IF an issue was in my backyard, how would I respond? Where does the line get drawn, between governmental safety and individual freedom…