Oh, judge, your damn laws: the good people don’t need them
and the bad people don’t follow them so what good are they?
(1893-1970) Catholic anarchist, pacifist, vegetarian, draft refuser in two world wars, tax resister, “one-person revolution in America.”
Whenever Ammon Hennacy was arrested for any number of reasons, mostly for “illegal” picketing, instead of pleading guilty or innocent he would plead ‘anarchy’. This was his reply to the judge’s statement ‘But Ammon you broke the law.’