Quotations in the News

Updated at: 09/04/2015 2:21 AM
By The Associated Press

"God's moral law conflicts with my job duties. You can't be separated from something that's in your heart and in your soul." — Kim Davis, a clerk in Rowan County, Kentucky, who was ordered to jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples.

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"Regardless of the technology, a singular iconic image can still touch us in ways." — Al Tompkins of the Poynter Institute after the photo of a dead 3-year-old Syrian boy on a Turkish Beach stirred an emotional response on social media.

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"Because there was no notice of a four-game suspension in the circumstances presented here, Commissioner (Roger) Goodell may be said to have 'dispensed his own brand of industrial justice.'" — U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman after lifting the NFL's suspension of New England quarterback Tom Brady for a scandal over deflated footballs.

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