When In the Course of Human Events, Part 2

Abby Zimet

This July 4th, the passengers on the U.S. boat to Gaza called for a new American Declaration of Independence - this time from Israel. Like the Founders, the flotilla passengers stranded in Greece cited "a long train of abuses and usurpations."

"When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bonds which have connected them to another, a decent respect for the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation."

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