Justice Quotations

What Don’t You Understand?

What Don’t You Understand?

Doesn't the inscription on the Supreme Court building in Washington, D. C. -- 'JUSTICE UNDER THE LAW' -- apply to all United States citizens? Ah yes, except when women bring up the Equal Rights Amendment, 'JUSTICE UNDER THE LAW' is pushed aside as a woman's issue. ~...

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A Wal-Mart Greeter

A Wal-Mart Greeter

A Wal-Mart Greeter... Or how about a blindfold? The Blind Justice Award goes to our very own Supremes, led by Justice Antonia Scalia who ruled that the women of Wal-Mart didn't deserve their day in court for sex discrimination. Wal-Mart wasn't too big to fail, it was...

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On This Memorial Day

On This Memorial Day

On this Memorial Day, let us give thought to all the ways that memory is prayer. Let us remember especially all those who truly serve the cause of peace, justice, and freedom. Let us remember without judgment all those who are caught up in the fighting of " wars or...

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I Am Sorry to Inform You But Your Account is Overdue

I Am Sorry to Inform You But Your Account is Overdue

Today, justice has been served. Today we proved that no one is above the law, no matter how rich, powerful or politically connected you are.... The scale and the scope of Donald Trump’s fraud is staggering… and so too is his ego. And his belief that the rules do not...

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And the Truth Will Set You Free

And the Truth Will Set You Free

  Individual heterosexual women came to the movement from relationships where men were cruel, unkind, violent, unfaithful. Many of these men were radical thinkers who participated in movements for social justice, speaking out on behalf of the workers, the poor,...

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A Vietnam Awakening

A Vietnam Awakening

  We were the last believers, my generation. We trusted what our parents taught us about right and wrong, good and evil, the American myth of equality and justice and honor. I wonder if any generation will ever believe again. People will say it was the war that...

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This Is Why It Is Called A Democracy

This Is Why It Is Called A Democracy

  Our constitution does not copy the laws of neighbouring states; we are rather a pattern to others than imitators ourselves. Its administration favours the many instead of the few; this is why it is called a democracy. If we look to the laws, they afford equal...

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She Stands Alone

She Stands Alone

  If a society does not hold justice and equality for all women in the highest regard, neither will it hold justice and equality for the many varieties of men in high regard. In a very real sense, women's rights are the basis of all human rights. Women's rights...

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And One More Time – No More Waiting

And One More Time – No More Waiting

  My grandmother wanted to live long enough to vote for a woman president. I'll be satisfied if I live to see a woman go before the Supreme Court and hear the justices acknowledge, "Gentlemen, she's human. She deserves the protection of our laws." ~ Margaret...

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No More Waiting

No More Waiting

We ask justice, we ask equality, we ask that all the civil and political rights that belong to citizens of the United States, be guaranteed to us and our daughters forever.* ~ Susan B. Anthony   1820-1906   United States   Civil Rights Leader who played a pivotal role...

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The Art of Justice

The Art of Justice

This stunning sculpture by  Audrey Flack is located at the Howard Baker Jr. Federal Courthouse, in Knoxville Tennessee.   Cast in bronze in 2000, the head is three feet high and mounted on a five foot high verde marble column.  She carries many cultures in her...

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