Our memories are card-indexes consulted, and then put back in disorder byauthorities whom we do not control.
If civil authorities legislate for or allow anything that is contrary to that order and therefore contrary to the will of God, neither the laws made or the authorizations granted can be binding on the consciences of the citizens, since God has more right to be obeyed than man.
In the relations of a weak Government and a rebellious people there comes a time when everyact of the authorities exasperates the masses, and every refusal to act excites their contempt.
The decision makers face each other. No safety screen stands between the issues and the highest authorities.