Don't submit. Resist.
The people of this country will never suffer themselves to be made slaves of by a submission to the damned act.”
In October 1765, just two weeks before the Stamp Act was set to go into effect, Hancock sent a letter to his London agent, Johnathan Bernard, capturing the spirit of the time - a spirit which needs new life today.
Whether it's the government telling us how big our toilets can be, what kind of light bulbs we can buy, what kind of plants we can grow in our own back yard - or that "shall not be infringed" means something other than shall not be infringed, we should always remember John Hancock's recommendation.