When accused of being traitorous against the crown, the founding fathers didn’t lie and plead its innocence. They were proud of the truth. They were doing the right thing and weren’t going to hide it because it was considered a crime. Today, we’re plagued by the fear of getting in trouble. Following the “law” may make you look good in the eyes of the public, but if you don’t stand up for what’s right, how do you look to the people that really matter? Following a corrupt law will only get you so far. As John Adams said “The laws of man may bind him in chains or may put him to death, but they can never make him wise, virtuous, or happy.” Our duty, is to be the ones who make the virtuous decisions. We can be those our founding fathers hoped we would be. We must stand up against the tyranny that binds us, and takes away more and more of our liberty every day. Don’t be afraid of what may happen, because whatever comes from defending liberty, is superior to living life as a slave.