Equality vs. equity. An age old lesson.
‘Stand fast in the liberty wherewith Christ has made us free’
Bill Federer recounts inspiring challenge of Revolutionary War hero William Prescott
By Bill Federer
William Prescott statue, Bunker Hill monument, Charlestown, MA
After the Boston Tea Party, where colonists threw 342 chests of British East India tea overboard, the British Parliament passed the Boston Port Bill to blockade the harbor and starve citizens into submission.
The Committee of Correspondence sent word to the other Colonies, who called a Day of Fasting and Prayer, June 1, 1774, “to seek divine direction and aid.”