For 240 years, Independence Day has been celebrated as the most significant of all American holidays – as the day we declared our independence from the tyranny of King George III and Great Britain. This Declaration proclaimed to the world our emergence as a new sovereign nation to be based on the principles stated in the pledge to our flag, “under God, with liberty and justice for all.”
“We hold these Truths to be self-evident, that all Men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness – That to secure these Rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just Powers from the Consent of the Governed,…”
We humbly thank our Founders who gave us this Declaration of Independence which will remain for future generations of Americans the beacon of liberty, the upholder of our divine unalienable rights and the guardian of our independence. We must never forget the price paid for our freedom and the reasons why freedom is worth paying the price.