It is little wonder that Samuel Adams, Founding Father and firebrand in the colonial-based Sons of Liberty, chose to explain it this way: "The people seem to recognize this resolution [a.k.a. the Declaration] as though it were a decree promulgated from heaven." We are inclined to freedom because God made us to be free. The Declaration of Independence speaks to that freedom, the order intrinsic to it, and the God from whom both flow. As we consider our independence, we do well to consider the foundation on which that independence rests as well.
Alan Sears is a former federal prosecutor who held various posts in the departments of Justice and Interior during the Reagan Administration. He is president and CEO of the Alliance Defense Fund, a legal alliance employing a unique combination of strategy, training, funding, and litigation to protect and preserve religious liberty, the sanctity of life, marriage, and the family.
Alan Sears, a former federal prosecutor in the Reagan Administration, is president and CEO of the Alliance Defending Freedom, a legal alliance employing a unique combination of strategy, training, funding, and litigation to protect and preserve religious liberty, the sanctity of life, marriage, and the family.
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