Carl Gibson: Abolish it: It's our right




The New Hampshire state constitution's "Right to Revolution" clause says it a little more plainly. "Whenever the ends of government are perverted, and public liberty manifestly endangered, and all other means of redress are ineffectual, the people may, and of right ought to reform the old, or establish a new government. The doctrine of nonresistance against arbitrary power, and oppression, is absurd, slavish, and destructive of the good and happiness of mankind."
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