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July 2, 2013

July 2, 2013: Letters to the editor

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As Alexis de Tocqueville traveled throughout this land in the early 19th century, he asked Americans “if [they] think religion is useful for the stability of law and the good order of society; [they] immediately respond that a civilized society, but above all a free society, cannot subsist without religion. Respect for religion, in [their] eyes, is the greatest guarantee of the stability of the state and the security of individuals.”

The accuracy of de Tocqueville’s observation is being borne out every year as we experience more and more the dismantling and collapse of our constitutional republic.

Have a glorious Fourth! While you can.

Charles A. Layne

Bunker Hill

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