WHEN, in the Courʃe of human Events, it becomes neceʃʃary for one People to diʃʃolve the Political Bands which have connected them with another, and to aʃʃume among the Powers of the Earth, the ʃeparate and equal Station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent Reʃpect to the Opinions of Mankind requires that they ʃhould declare the cauʃes which impel them to the Separation.