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Mayoral Proclamation - Law Day - 05.01.2015

05/01/2015

  • WHEREAS, This country was founded on the principle that voluntary adherence to the rule of law expands, rather than limits, the opportunities for freedom; and

  • WHEREAS, A viable democracy requires understanding of the nature and basis of our freedoms and recognition of the individual responsibilities which those freedoms impose; and

  • WHEREAS, The Law Day 2015 theme of “Magna Carta: Symbol of Freedom Under Law” establishing that everyone is subject to the law, and “to no one will we sell, to no one deny or delay right or justice.” The 2015 Law Day theme calls on every American to reflect on the importance of every person’s rights as a citizen, and to ensure that all Americans have the opportunity to participate in our democracy.

  • NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That I, Timothy J. Mahoney, Mayor of the City of Fargo, do hereby proclaim Friday, May 1, 2015 as Law Day in the City of Fargo, North Dakota and urge the citizens, schools, businesses, legal professionals and media of Fargo to use this occasion to preserve and strengthen the rule of law.

  • IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of the City of Fargo, North Dakota to be affixed this 9th day of April, 2015.