Morals are in all countries the result of legislation and government; they are not African or Asian or European: they are good or bad.
If anyone tells you that you cannot legislate morality, remeber that legislation IS morality.
A woman who demands further gun control legislation is like a chicken who roots for Colonel Sanders.
You can't legislate intelligence and common sense into people.
As the 109th Congress continues to debate legislation that will affect the lives of immigrants, it is important for us to remember that we are a nation of immigrants.
Having yet another vote on refinery legislation that uses high oil prices as an excuse to weaken environmental protections and to give more legislative gifts to the oil industry is misguided in the extreme.
It is a rare piece of legislation indeed where there is so much agreement about the goals.
It is admitted by everybody that rights and privileges enjoyed by the Roman Catholic minority in Manitoba down to 1890, were taken away by legislation of 1890.
Party leads to vicious, corrupt and unprofitable legislation, for the sole purpose of defeating party.
You do not examine legislation in the light of the benefits it will convey if properly administered, but in the light of the wrongs it would do and the harms it would cause if improperly administered.
A majority of Americans oppose partial-birth abortion, and Judge Hamilton's decision flies in the face of Congress passing and President Bush signing legislation banning such horrible acts of violence.
A system in which we may have an enforced rest from legislation for two years is not bad.
I don't believe an Alliance government should sponsor legislation on abortion or a referendum on abortion.
No one bill will cure the problem of spam. It will take a combined effort of legislation, litigation, enforcement, customer education, and technology solutions.
In a word, we reject all legislation, all authority, and all privileged, licensed, official, and legal influence, even though arising from universal suffrage, convinced that it can turn only to the advantage of a dominant minority of exploiters against the interest of the immense majority in subjection to them. This is the sense in which we are really Anarchists.
We have this final, slim chance to break the deadlock on a comprehensive bill that will generate energy at prices people can afford to pay. I hope enough senators will come back to Washington with a new viewpoint, and that the Senate can drum up the two more votes needed to pass this legislation.
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