“[U]nder our laws, that is not something that exists. The unborn person doesn’t have constitutional rights.”
“In Congress, there can be no more fitting memorial to the lives lost in Aurora, in Newtown, and across the country than a concerted effort to enact commonsense gun safety legislation.
We must uphold our oath to ‘protect and defend’ the constitution and all Americans by expanding background checks and keeping dangerous firearms out of the wrong hands.”
“The people who are worried about privacy have a legitimate worry. But we live in a complex world where you’re going to have to have a level of security greater than you did back in the olden days, if you will. And our laws and our interpretation of the Constitution, I think, have to change.
…Look, we live in a very dangerous world. We know there are people who want to take away our freedoms. New Yorkers probably know that as much if not more than anybody else after the terrible tragedy of 9/11.
We have to understand that in the world going forward, we’re going to have more cameras and that kind of stuff. That’s good in some sense, but it’s different from what we are used to.”
“Congress is in the business of making the law. The Supreme Court interprets the law. If they strike down the law, they strike down the law.”
“O can avoid debt-ceiling battle by (1) ignoring ceiling and letting Rs take it to Sup Ct, or (2) getting corp Am and Wall St. to force Rs.”
“I don’t think [Mitt Romney] understands the Constitution of the United States. [Barack Obama]’s the president of the United
States. You don’t say [to him], ‘you’ll get your chance.'”
“On the very first day… We would pass a DISCLOSE Act. ‘I’m Nancy Pelosi, I approve this message’ – but Mr. Big Bucks who put hundreds of millions of dollars into campaigns to get tax breaks for their industry or their heirs, they don’t have to disclose their names. So DISCLOSE: Amend the Constitution to overturn ‘Citizens United.'”
“it’s constitutional. Bitches.”