Abortion Clinic Violence: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Crime and Criminal Justice of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session, April 1 and June 10, 1993
United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Crime and Criminal Justice
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Page 173 - The framers of the Constitution knew, and we should not forget today, that there is no more effective practical guaranty against arbitrary and unreasonable government than to require that the principles of law which officials would impose upon a minority must be imposed generally. Conversely, nothing opens the door to arbitrary action so effectively as to allow those officials to pick and choose only a few to whom they will apply legislation and thus to escape the political retribution that might...
Page 212 - If two or more persons in any State or Territory conspire or go in disguise on the highway or on the premises of another, for the purpose of depriving, either directly or indirectly, any person or class of persons of the equal protection of the laws, or of equal privileges and immunities under the laws...
Page 39 - Holding, as they do, that slavery is morally right, and socially elevating, they cannot cease to demand a full national recognition of it, as a legal right, and a social blessing. Nor can we justifiably withhold this, on any ground save our conviction that slavery is wrong.
Page 226 - ... (2) Nothing in this subsection shall be construed to limit the authority of Federal officers, or a Federal grand Jury, to investigate possible violations of this section. (b) Whoever, whether or not acting under color of law, by force or threat of force willfully injures, intimidates or interferes with, or attempts to injure, intimidate or interfere with...
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Page 100 - Amendment itself, government may not grant the use of a forum to people whose views it finds acceptable, but deny use to those wishing to express less favored or more controversial views.
Page 39 - This, and this only , cease to call slavery wrong, and join them in calling it right. And this must be done thoroughly — done in acts as well as in words.