May 1: A nexus of civil liberties

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Today is the crossroads of three important days on the calendars of government, faith, and laborers around the world. Although May 1 is always designated by Federal law as Law Day, and throughout the world celebrated as Labor Day (except in the United States), the first Thursday of May is also the National Day of Prayer by Federal law. Each represent a certain sector of our basic civil liberties, but as these three days may seem to be unique from each other, there is actually a commonality between them that makes today a day to celebrate one single reality: our liberty as Americans. Continue reading