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5. 1951 THE MOUNT PULASKI T/MES- NEWS, MOUNT PULASKI, ILLINOIS PAGE NINE w many "independence '' ;,00ve we IP-ft ? "We howl these truths to be selJ.evident; that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit oJ Happiness. That to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men derl,: from the consent o/the governed..." Immortal wods from the Declr+ion of ' ...... It WORDS are the stones upon which man built history's greatest work States of America. Remember them well! all men are created equal . . ." That means you are as eyes of God as any man ever brought into this world. You are His image and likeness. There is no "superior" man anywhere. are by Cre00or eec00. ." Here is your birthright-the freedom to live, work. and vote as you choose. These are rights no government on earth you. 4 That to secure these rights, governments are instituted .." Here is the reason for and the purpose of government. is but a servant- not a master- not a giver of anything. deriving their just powers from the consent oJ the . ." In America, the government may assume only the powers it to have. It may assume no others. Concord to Korea, your kinsmen have fought and died for the of America's Declaration of Independence: belief in God . . . the God-given rights of man.., belief that man is more important ... belief in the vital need for morality in all man does. on this Independence Day', as never before, these beliefs are in There are people in America who would deny your God-given )ediency to morality, and who would make government not the servant -- of man. These people are the advocates of an socialistic government to control your destiny grave. time has come to answer them with your own "Declaration of . . lare that government is responsible TO you--rather IIn FOR you. ,,uClore that freedom is more important to you than | eCurity,, or "survival." again that the rights God gave you nCay not be away by any government on any pretext. lg fathers accepted the truths of America's Declaration on faith our nation is proof-absolute and irrevocable- that these They are the last great hope for the protectiom oi human -.. .. v 1 FREEDOM NEEDS YOU 175th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, help give the the spiritual, religious meaning it had to the founding fathers. faith and allegiance to the immortal truths stated in the Declara- ." Make them an active part of your thinking, your acting, your in maintaining man's elose to Cod, in preserving man's ;ivan and responsibilities against those who would make u,,on a socialistic, all-powerful government. :z: ,;), tG recall that the substance d (Amerf's) fotm61a  tKtml ')' guarded limitations upon the power of government. Neilher  peril of promise of weffawe must ever serve to relax amy item of It formula.. : Peace" by Dean   d ,  Dim IMiMm'lf" FgljlMd   Iklimlle Four, J. ,on. f