We can constitutionally extirpate slavery at this time

Can you look forward to the future of our country and imagine any state of things in which, with slavery still existing, we should be assured of permanent peace? I cannot. We can constitutionally extirpate slavery at this time. But if we fail to do this, then unless we intend hereafter to violate the Constitution, …

No laws of men or nations, can alter the nature of immutable justice

Q5. Does it lessen the criminality and wickedness of reducing our fellow creatures to the abject state of slavery, and continuing them therein, because the practice is tolerated by the laws of the country we live in? A. No! by no means. Because, every rational creature knows, or ought to know, that no laws of …