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American attorney and politician 1948-
Despite two decisions, in 2008 and 2010, by the U.S. Supreme Court unequivocally affirming that the Second Amendment to the Constitution guarantees an individual right to keep and bear arms against infringement by the government, state legislatures continue to do just that - enact laws that significantly infringe this fundamental human right.
American politician 1964-
I see a trend here where the President seems to think his job is to count votes and then try to make a deal That's what we in legislatures do. Mr. Obama's job is to travel the country, fight for the values that he cares about.
Albert Bushnell Hart
American historian, writer, and editor 1854-1943
Many attempts had been made by colonial legislatures to cut off or to tax the importation of slaves.
Political union means transferring the prerogatives of national legislatures to the European parliament, which would then decide how to structure Europe's fiscal, banking, and monetary union.
American poet, essayist, and journalist 1819-1892
The genius of the United States is not best or most in its executives or legislatures, nor in its ambassadors or authors or colleges, or churches, or parlors, nor even in its newspapers or inventors, but always most in the common people.
American journalist 1960-
Unlike the United States Congress, which mostly forbids outside employment, state legislatures are generally composed of people with other careers.
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