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I am much more open to plural marriage than I was before, and I now support it in certain situations. I do believe it is right for some people. But our example in America today is gross abuse - I can't support it in fundamentalist compounds.
The only sexual act that is sinful is the one that uses or abuses.
Today, the growing economic and social pressures in our country are putting millions of women, children and families at increased risk of abuse and neglect, especially when families are denied basic support services and economic opportunity.
We now recognize that abuse and neglect may be as frequent in nuclear families as love, protection, and commitment are in nonnuclear families.
Let there be a door to thy mouth, that it may be shut when need arises, and let it be carefully barred, that none may rouse thy voice to anger, and thou pay back abuse with abuse.
I'm of that generation of Jews still deeply influenced by the Holocaust. Certainly the notion that the state power to kill can be subject to such extraordinary abuse is always lurking beneath the surface for me. Certainly my experience and identity as a Jew is there.
Pity those who nature abuses; never those who abuse nature.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Regulators are a backstop: they don't own banks. The governance at the top of our leading banks has been shown to be lamentably weak. No one at the top of Barclays will take responsibility for systemic abuse.
I heard the various terms of abuse at school and probably indulged them in the way you do as a kid.
Widespread use of online voting will create the potential for abuse that will make the problems inherent in e-voting pale in comparison.
The disposition of all power is to abuses, nor does it at all mend the matter that its possessors are a majority.
James F. Cooper
I think the issue of clergy sexual abuse sparked people to look at their faith in a different way.
William P. Leahy
I am very much against weapons in space. And I wish we could be spearheading that program to come to some kind of international agreement so that doesn't happen. That is my only - fear - in further space exploration like always, we hope it doesn't get abused.
People have a right to have their lives witnessed; if we coexist with the systems that abuse people, then we have a duty to understand.
My father died when I was 9 years old. The miserable condition of my family at that time is beyond description. My family, solitary and without influence, became at once the target of much insult and abuse.
Quotations, like much better things, has its abuses.
Children are often the silent victims of drug abuse.
I don't really drink very much, although I have abused alcohol in the past.
I was an abused kid.
I am concerned about the growing problem of sexual abuse and exploitation of our children.
The landlords are not agriculturists; that is an abuse of terms which has been too long tolerated.
My parents just neglected me, I wasn't abused or anything.
I certainly believe in limited government but protecting children against injury abuse is certainly inside my sphere of things that the government should do.
On the rare occasions when U.N. blue helmets have made the news in the past, it has unfortunately too often been in the context of situations where peacekeepers have failed to shield civilians, or even when the peacekeepers themselves have been involved in abuse.
I got out of college and I went to get my master's in creative writing at San Francisco State. I was working as an actor at the Actor's Workshop, being abused as a intern.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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