We have no fault to find with our government. We deem it the best in the world. But we have reason to deplore its maladministration, and I call upon our legislators, our governors and president to pause in their career and not to tamper with the rights and liberties of American citizens, nor wantonly tear down the bulwarks of American and human liberty.(7)
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Source: John Taylor, 1882, Journal of Discourses, Volume 23, p. 53, 65. John Taylor (1808-1887) was the third President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.