Statements about Legal Issues
"The IRS doesn't have to prove something against you ... you've got the burden of proof."
"In 29 states in this country you can still get fired for not just being gay, but if your employer thinks you are gay."
"Well over 90 percent of felony cases, all over the nation, are committed by defendants who grew up in father-absent households."
Says President Barack Obama "has allowed, each year he's been here, the prosecutions of gun cases (for background check failures) to go down. ... They've declined every year since President Bush left office."
"Very few men outlive their own fertility."
"When the president's spokesman was asked about (Anwar) al-Awlaki's son, … he said he should have chosen a more responsible father."
"Do you know which state has the worst ratio of white voter turnout to African-American voter turnout? Massachusetts. Do you know what has the best, where African-American turnout actually exceeds white turnout? Mississippi."
If the sequester hits, federal prosecutors will have to "let criminals go."
"Throughout, we have kept Congress fully informed of our efforts" to create a legal framework on counterterrorism.
"This week the House of Representatives voted to remove the word ‘lunatic’ from federal law."
Says Mitt Romney "called the Arizona law a model for the nation."
"Barack Hussein Obama will ... force Christian schools to hire non-Christian teachers."
Paul Ryan would "outlaw in vitro fertilization."
The Supreme Court said the individual mandate "is a tax. So it's a tax."
"We’ve got four Supreme Court justices who … signed their name to a declaration that Americans have no fundamental right to self-defense."
If the Supreme Court throws out the federal health care law, it "would be an unprecedented, extraordinary step of overturning a law that was passed by a strong majority of a democratically elected Congress."
A bill that could restrict free speech when the president is nearby was signed by President Barack Obama "in secret."
"Speaker Gingrich for 20 years supported a federal individual mandate" for health insurance.
In a watershed 1958 decision, "the Warren court asserted by itself that the Supreme Court was supreme over the president and the Congress."
"Torture is illegal by our laws. It's illegal by international laws."
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