"We...the people" of Michigan
have inhabited our     FREE DE JURE STATE
"Resistance to tyranny becomes the Christian and social duty of each
individual. ... Continue steadfast and, with a proper sense of your dependence
on God, nobly defend those rights which heaven gave, and no man ought to
take from us."
--History of the United States of America, Vol. II, p. 229.
~John Hancock
1st Signer of the Declaration of Independence