It is “Independence Day” in America. It is most often referred to as “the Fourth of July. On that date in 1776, independence from Great Britain was declared.
While we celebrate the 4th, we generally take for granted the freedoms and liberties we enjoy. As a participatory democracy, we must be engaged to appreciate and protect our freedoms. Some of our most basic rights are not permitted or are against the law in several countries. MSN.com tells the story. Read more: