Time to take part in our national ritual! In the United States, our civic religion is democracy, and our liturgy is voting. As we celebrate hard-fought, hard-won rights (from Revolution to Abolition, from Equality to Full Enfranchisement), we join hands in this political process to venerate freedom and sustain our civic culture.
Long life to the Republic! Remember that it is
strengthened by our participation and aided by our commitment to
See this moving series of photos from The Atlantic Wire: "The Length Americans Are Going to Cast Ballots."