Quotations on Legal

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I oppose any attempt to grant homosexual unions the same legal privileges that civil government affords to traditional marriage and family life.
- Todd Akin
(Keywords: Family, Government, Legal, Life, Marriage)

The more expansive government is, the more perils people face in daily lives, be it from IRS agents or from child support services, or from other agencies that often have little or no legal restraints on their power.
- James Bovard
(Keywords: Government, Legal, Power, People, Support)

I think we Americans, of all people, understand the importance of a good, legal, constitutional framework as the basis of political life.
- Paul Bremer
(Keywords: Life, Legal, People, Americans, Importance)

The advocates of abortion on demand falsely assume two things: that women must suffer if the lives of unborn children are legally protected; and that women can only attain equality by having the legal option of destroying their innocent offspring in the womb.
- Robert Casey
(Keywords: Equality, Legal, Women, Abortion, Children)

You cannot have maternal health without reproductive health. And reproductive health includes contraception and family planning and access to legal, safe abortion.
- Hillary Clinton
(Keywords: Family, Health, Legal, Abortion, Planning)

Strictly speaking, my interest is not in legal rights for animals but in a change of heart towards animals.
- J. M. Coetzee
(Keywords: Change, Legal, Heart, Animals, Rights, Interest)

I wish the government and the Minister of Justice would address these legal and constitutional arguments, but they refuse to. They want Canadians to go blindly into their brave new world, but it is not wise for a society to move blindly in any direction.
- Stockwell Day
(Keywords: Government, Legal, Society, Arguments, Direction, Justice, Want, World)

In this life and death case, I felt Mrs. Schiavo should receive the fullest due process from our legal system.
- Paul Gillmor
(Keywords: Death, Legal, Life)

The duty of government is to leave commerce to its own capital and credit as well as all other branches of business, protecting all in their legal pursuits, granting exclusive privileges to none.
- Andrew Jackson
(Keywords: Government, Legal, Business, Commerce, Credit, Duty)

I don't plan on going back to legal work. I wanted an international career, and finance seemed to be where some interesting career opportunities were.
- Nick Johnson
(Keywords: Finance, Legal, Work, Career)

I never thought I would live long enough to see the legal profession change to the extent it has.
- Constance Baker Motley
(Keywords: Change, Legal, Thought, Profession)

In recent years personal injury attorneys and trial lawyers have attacked the food industry with numerous lawsuits alleging that these businesses should pay monetary damages to those who, of their own accord, consume too much of a legal, safe product.
- Bob Ney
(Keywords: Food, Legal, Injury, Lawyers, Years)

The kingdom of God is an order of government established by divine authority. It is the only legal government that can exist in any part of the universe.
- Orson Pratt
(Keywords: Government, Legal, God, Authority, Order, Universe)

Potentially, a government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
- Ayn Rand
(Keywords: Government, Legal, Force, Man, Victims)

I think a moratorium probably is legal, and we should probably for a short period of time impose a moratorium so that we don't permit any additional landfill permits for the time being, so we don't exacerbate the problem.
- Ed Rendell
(Keywords: Time, Legal, Being)

In the Brown decision, the United States Supreme Court unanimously struck down the legal and moral footing of racially segregated public education in this country.
- Bobby Scott
(Keywords: Education, Legal, Decision, Country, Court, Public, states, United)

History has shown us that, on extraordinarily rare occasions, it becomes necessary for the federal government to intervene on behalf of individuals whose 14th Amendment rights to legal due process and equal protection may be violated by a state.
- Michael K. Simpson
(Keywords: Government, History, Legal, Rights, May, Protection, State)

Sooner or later they are going to live in a New York City where gay marriage is not only legal, but it's common and they don't even notice.
- Anthony Weiner
(Keywords: Marriage, Legal, Gay)

Embryonic stem cell research is legal in America, and nothing in the administration's current policy affects that legality; 400 lines are currently being used to conduct embryonic stem cell research, both in the private sector and by the Federal Government.
- Roger Wicker
(Keywords: Government, Legal, Policy, America, Being, Nothing, Research)

Every non-political human grouping of whatever kind, legal, social, religious, economic or other becomes at last political if it creates an opposition deep enough to range men against one another as enemies.
- Francis Parker Yockey
(Keywords: Men, Legal, Deep, Enemies, Opposition, Religious)

Once the attacks occur, as we learned on Sept. 11, it is too late. It makes little sense to deprive ourselves of an important, and legal, means to detect and prevent terrorist attacks while we are still in the middle of a fight to the death with al Qaeda.
- John Yoo
(Keywords: Death, Legal, Fight, Sense)

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