Legal’s Gone Astray

Lyrics by: Rose DeShaw
Gaggle: Kingston
Tune: Marching Through Georgia

These two transported illegal border crossers who were dying in the sun and were arressted and charged. While it is a local issue about the Mexican border, the larger issue is human rights. This song can be adapted and updated for new circumstance. It’s a great old civil war tune.
Shanti Sellz and Daniel Strauss
Face prison time it’s true
For transporting the dying
What if it had been me or you?
If it’s legal to just let men die
Then legal’s gone astray
And that’s why we’re marching here today
No deaths, no more
Not due to silly laws
No deaths, no more
We vow no more because
A human is a human
Makes no difference who they be
We’re all in the same family!