A public reading of the Declaration of Independence is set for Thursday July 2 at 1:30 p.m. on the steps of the Hopkins County Courthouse. The public is invited to the event sponsored by the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. Local lawyers will present the event.
Local lawyers are joining other lawyers across Texas and the United States in sponsoring the event. The Declaration of Independence will be read in front of over 100 Texas Courthouses.
Heath Hyde, President of the Hopkins County Bar Association, said, “Your local bar is committed to protecting and ensuring by rule of law the individual rights guaranteed by the Texas and Federal Constitution.”