Quotes: legislation

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  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    A good compromise, a good piece of legislation, is like a good sentence; or a good piece of music. Everybody can recognize it. They say, 'Huh. It works. It makes sense.
  • Bob Beauprez
    Bob Beauprez
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    After the Democrats shoved the 2700 pages of ObamaCare down our throats - and we did find out how expensive, controlling, and coercive the legislation was - a majority of Americans wanted the Supreme Court to toss it aside as unconstitutional.
  • Bill Haslam
    Bill Haslam
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    Although Senate Bill 1556 has received attention for its perceived focus, my job is to look at the actual substance of the legislation.
  • Awareness has changed so that every act for children, every piece of legislation recognizes that children are part of families and that it is within families that children grow and thrive or don't.
  • Butch Otter
    Butch Otter
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    Congress and the White House are working out their scheme for pushing through a healthcare 'reform' bill that has more pages than the U.S. Constitution has words. I guarantee you that not a single member of the House or Senate has a complete understanding of that legislation any more than they understood all the implications of the USA PATRIOT Act back in 2001.
  • Arthur Bryant
    Arthur Bryant
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    Even in November 1938, after five years of anti-Semitic legislation and persecution, they still owned, according to the Times correspondent in Berlin, something like a third of the real property in the Reich.
  • Caitlin Moran
    Caitlin Moran
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    Feminism means something - legislation, cultural change - but 'Girl Power' meant nothing more than being friends with your friends.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    For eighteen hundred years, though perchance I have no right to say it, the New Testament has been written; yet where is the legislator who has wisdom and practical talent enough to avail himself of the light which it sheds on the science of legislation?
  • Carol Bellamy
    Carol Bellamy
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    For example, UNICEF works with governments to change legislation such as in India where a law was passed raising the age of compulsory school completion to keep children in school and away from the workplace for longer.
  • Barney Frank
    Barney Frank
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    For many of those who had historically supported welfare programs in the broadest sense, it was perfectly reasonable to enact legislation in which poor people were the objects of efforts to assist them.
  • George F. Will
    George F. Will
    American columnist 1941-
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    I say statecraft is soulcraft. Just as all education is moral education because learning conditions conduct, most legislation is moral legislations because it conditions the action and the thought of the nation in broad and important spheres in life.
  • Andrew Jackson
    Andrew Jackson
    American president (7th) 1767-1845
    Andrew Jackson
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    If the Union is once severed, the line of separation will grow wider and wider, and the controversies which are now debated and settled in the halls of legislation will then be tried in fields of battle and determined by the sword.
  • Alice Hamilton
    Alice Hamilton
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    Illinois then had no legislation providing compensation for accident or disease caused by occupation.
  • Milton Friedman
    Milton Friedman
    American economist 1912-
    Milton Friedman
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    Inflation is one form of taxation that can be imposed without legislation.
  • Carter Heyward
    Carter Heyward
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    It's obvious throughout secular and church history that significant legislation follows only after dramatic action.
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