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The measure of a society is found in how they treat their weakest and most helpless citizens. As Americans, we are blessed with circumstances that protect our human rights and our religious freedom, but for many people around the world, deprivation and persecution have become a way of life.Jimmy Carter
The right to life is the source of all rights--and the right to property is their only implementation. Without property rights, no other rights are possible. Since man has to sustain his life by his own effort, the man who has no right to the product of his effort has no means to sustain his life. The man who produces while others dispose of his product, is a slave.Ayn Rand
Animal rights groups have historically shown up at commission meetings adamantly against things related to animal control, ... We now have the Humane Society's blessing. If we can satisfy the animal rights people, we've done a big thing. They're our biggest critics, but it's not a bad thing they keep us straight.Michael Dale