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The path we have chosen is constitutional. John Ashcroft

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I am opposed to any individual taxes until we eliminate all of the unconstitutional agencies, and I suspect we wouldn't need a tax after that. Michael Badnarik

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I just want everyone to know that 20,000 gun laws in the United States are unconstitutional. They infringe on your right to protect your life, the lives of your loved ones, and your property. Michael Badnarik

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The question is: how bad do things have to get before you will do something about it? Where is your line in the sand? If you don't enforce the constitutional limitations on your government very soon, you are likely to find out what World War III will be like. Michael Badnarik

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A constitutional statesman is in general a man of common opinions and uncommon abilities. Walter Bagehot

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Our constitutional liberties shall not be sacrificed in our search for greater security, for that is what our enemies and all enemies of freedom and democracy hope to achieve. Tammy Baldwin

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Few men have led a more active life - bodily or mentally - from a constitutional anxiety for regularity, precision, and order, during fifty years' business career, from which I had retired. William Banting

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Marriage and the creation of families has been an integral part of our society since its creation; it should not be defined without the kind of involvement by the people which a constitutional process would require. Robert Foster Bennett

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The political parties have unanimously rejected the one-man constitutional changes. Benazir Bhutto

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No Congress ever has seen fit to amend the Constitution to address any issue related to marriage. No Constitutional Amendment was needed to ban polygamy or bigamy, nor was a Constitutional Amendment needed to set a uniform age of majority to ban child marriages. Judy Biggert

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The layman's constitutional view is that what he likes is constitutional and that which he doesn't like is unconstitutional. Hugo Black

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While 45 of the 50 States have either a State constitutional amendment or a statute that preserves the current definition of marriage, left-wing activist judges and officials at the local levels have struck down State laws protecting marriage. John Boehner

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In a constitutional democracy the moral content of law must be given by the morality of the framer or legislator, never by the morality of the judge. Robert Bork

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The notion that Congress can change the meaning given a constitutional provision by the Court is subversive of the function of judicial review; and it is not the less so because the Court promises to allow it only when the Constitution is moved to the left. Robert Bork

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I think we Americans, of all people, understand the importance of a good, legal, constitutional framework as the basis of political life. Paul Bremer

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Demand the ballot as the undeniable right of every man who is called to the poll, and take special care that the old constitutional rule and principle, by which majorities alone shall decide in Parliamentary elections, shall not be violated. John Bright

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I do not support a constitutional amendment to prohibit gay marriage. Corrine Brown

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It would seem, therefore, that this constitutional safeguard may no longer serve its original purpose, especially when, as we learned last year, some acts of perjury may now be acceptable - in this world, at least, if not the next. James L. Buckley

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One camp accepts the Court's limits on contributions but urges the reinstatement of spending caps - even if this requires a constitutional amendment subjecting political speech, if not pornography, to government regulation. James L. Buckley

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Hitler's dictatorship rested on the constitutional foundation of a single law, the Enabling Law. Alan Bullock

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The national will is the supreme law of the Republic, and on all subjects within the limits of his constitutional powers should be faithfully obeyed by the public servant. Martin Van Buren

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It is indeed an odd business that it has taken this Court nearly two centuries to "discover" a constitutional mandate to have counsel at a preliminary hearing. Warren E. Burger

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We may have lured judges into roaming at large in the constitutional field. Warren E. Burger

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It was the separation of powers upon which the framers placed their hopes for the preservation of the people's liberties. Despite this heritage, the congress has been in too many cases more than willing to walk away from its constitutional powers. Robert Byrd

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In our system of democracy, our government works on a system of checks and balances. Instead of stripping power from the courts, I believe we should follow the process prescribed in our Constitution - consideration of a Constitutional amendment. Dennis Cardoza

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