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It is a truism that almost any sect, cult, or religion will legislate its creed into law if it acquires the political power to do so.
Robert A. Heinlein
Man never legislates, but destinies and accidents, happening in all sorts of ways, legislate in all sorts of ways.
Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred.
You can't legislate good will - that comes through education.
You can't legislate morality.
Pat Moynihan could write books with one hand and legislate with the other. I can't; I have a short attention span. The slightest distraction would take me away from writing.
The Koran and the laws of all civilized nations legislate against the vilification of religions.
It is our job, as members of parliament, to legislate with an eye to the long term future, to look over the horizon beyond the next election and ensure that as far as we can what we do today will make Australia a better place, a safer place, for future generations to live in.
I mean, what is racism? Racism is a projection of our own fears onto another person. What is sexism? It's our own vulnerability about our potency and masculinity projected as our need to subjugate another person, you know? Fascism, the same thing: People are trying to untidy our state, so I legislate as a way of controlling my environment.
One cannot legislate problems out of existence. It has been tried.
Norman Ralph Augustine
The Obama administration is on notice - they will not be allowed to regulate what they have been unable to legislate.
If there be any plausible reason for supposing that we have the right to legislate on the slave interests of the District, you cannot put down the investigation of the subject out of doors, by refusing to receive petitions.
If anyone tells you that you cannot legislate morality, remeber that legislation IS morality.
Jay Alan Sekulow
If you don't have collective agreements between unions and employers, governments have to legislate more.
In fact, it is often times a detriment for the Government to preemptively legislate on an issue before we can either define it or grasp its impact.
I'm a little skeptical about using the Constitution this way, but I also believe marriage is between a man and a woman and that the courts shouldn't legislate this matter.
Of course, you can't legislate for how people are going to read.
I think it is very difficult to legislate for morality.
History has shown that one cannot legislate a culture of integrity. And yet, one of the paramount responsibilities and challenges of corporate leadership is to ensure such a culture.
We can't legislate the creation of jobs, but we can legislate things that will allow jobs to be created.
If you're not electing Christians, then in essence you are going to legislate sin.
You can't legislate or litigate good, healthy behavior but we must be willing to educate people at an early age about the affects of unhealthy living.
It pains me deeply to see members of my own party attempting to legislate women's health and contraception choices.
It's a hard thing to legislate. You can't legislate good taste and you can't put a number on it in terms of square footage,... It's a question of where individual rights end and community rights begin.
I can't legislate a song into being; it just will not happen for me.
Though it's impossible for us to legislate one's thoughts and feelings, we still need things like affirmative action in place because without measures like it, people in charge would not have, sadly, enough impetus to do, as cliched as it sounds, the right thing.
You can't legislate sobriety.
I am proud to stand with the millions of women and men who recognize that our government should legislate according to the reality of our lives - not for ideology.
I've been campaigning for 17 of the last 24 months. I'm ready to legislate and not campaign.
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