Updated at: 02/13/2015 3:52 AM
By The Associated Press
"He told us he'd taken a couple of souls and he had more souls to take." â€” Lancaster, Texas, police Lt. Michael Smith about former Marine Eddie Ray Routh, who is on trial for allegedly gunning down two men â€” including "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle â€” at a shooting range.
"We hope other probate judges will look at this and see they too could soon be a defendant in a lawsuit if they don't start treating everybody equally." â€” Randall Marshall, legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Alabama, on a federal judge who overturned the state's gay-marriage ban, allowing same-sex couples to wed.
"Congressional authority is of no value if the president isn't willing to act decisively." â€” Rep. Ed Royce, R-Calif., and chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, on President Barack Obama's legislation to authorize military force against Islamic State fighters.
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