It’s still not clear what constitutional authority Abe Lincoln actually possessed to issue the Emancipation Proclamation. But, as today is the 150th anniversary of that presidential directive, let us all celebrate the Proclamation’s moral majesty. This was the beginning of the end of a horrid evil, the beginning of the expiation of a national sin.
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