This is an important story that needs to be told. Wyatt Earp was not afraid to
stand up for what is right, even if it meant exposing himself to harm.Earp made his most famous stand against evil not long after the Civil War.
Earp knew that Abraham Lincoln was absolutely correct when he said
"Whenever the vicious portion of the population shall be permitted to gather
in bands of hundreds and thousands, and burn churches, ravage and rob provision
stores, throw printing presses into rivers, shoot editors, and hang and burn
obnoxious persons at pleasure, and with impunity; depend on it, this government
cannot last."If Earp and his brothers, and other men like them,
had not stood up against lawless thugs, the West would likely have fallen into
anarchy. Hopefully, modern day men will rise up and honor the tradition
established by Earp.