With us it rests, either to receive it and be partners in the crime, or to exonerate ourselves from guilt, by spurning from us the temptation. For let us not think, that the crime rests alone with those who conduct the traffic, or the Legislature bywhich it is protected. If we purchase the commodity, we participate in the crime.
– Elia Hicks, abolitionist in 1814.
So applicable in our world today, too.